By Alex Lubin,Marwan M. Kraidy

within the box of yankee experiences, awareness is transferring to the lengthy heritage of U.S. engagement with the center East, in particular within the aftermath of struggle in Iraq and within the context of modern Arab uprisings in protest opposed to monetary inequality, social discrimination, and political repression. the following, Alex Lubin and Marwan M. Kraidy curate a brand new choice of essays that makes a speciality of the cultural politics of America's entanglement with the center East and North Africa, creating a an important intervention within the becoming subfield of transnational American reviews. that includes a various checklist of members from the U.S., the Arab international, and past, American experiences Encounters the center East analyzes Arab-American family by way of taking a look at the struggle on Terror, popular culture, and the impression of the yank hegemony in a time of revolution.

Contributors contain Christina Moreno Almeida, Ashley Dawson, Brian T. Edwards, Waleed Hazbun, Craig Jones, Osamah Khalil, Mounira Soliman, Helga Tawil-Souri, Judith E. Tucker, Adam John Waterman, and Rayya El Zein.

Show description

Read or Download American Studies Encounters the Middle East PDF

Best middle eastern history books

Egyptian Mummies, A Very Peculiar History

You cannot take it with you - or are you able to? become aware of the grisly technique of mummification, from embalming and stuffing the corpse to getting ready a house for eternity. This name explores the quirky part of a trip to the afterlife, the parable and the technology surrounding historic Egyptian burial practices, and the lives of the Gods that encouraged them.

Fellah and Townsman in the Middle East: Studies in Social History

This quantity offers with the heritage of the "common humans" within the heart East, either villagers and concrete dwellers. It investigates a number of the attribute characteristics of the constitution and improvement of city and rural society in pre-modern and glossy heart jap history.

Sword and Shield of Zion: The Israel Air Force in the Arab–Israeli Conflict, 1948–2012

The Israel Air strength (IAF) has collected as a lot conflict adventure as any air strength on this planet throughout the post-Second international warfare period, and it has recorded many notable accomplishments all through a doubtless never-ending string of interstate wars, asymmetrical wars, counterinsurgency campaigns, and exact operations.

Islam In Politics In Russia: Early Eighteenth to Late Twentieth Centuries (Islamic Area Studies)

First released in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Extra resources for American Studies Encounters the Middle East

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.94 of 5 – based on 47 votes