Cultural Encounters in the Arab World: On Media, the Modern and the Everyday - Library of Modern Middle East Studies v. 89 (Paperback)Tarik Sabry (author)
Paperback 240 Pages / Published: 30/09/2010
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In this groundbreaking book, Tarik Sabry is seeking out the terrain for best understanding the experience of being modern in transitional societies. He adopts a dynamic, ethnographically based approach to the meanings of 'modernness' in the Arab context and, within a relational framework, focuses on structures of thought, everydayness and self-referentiality to explore the process of building a bridge that rejoins the 'modern' in Arab thought with the 'modern' in Arab lived experience. In bringing together modernity as a philosophical category with the bridging spaces of Arab everyday life, Sabry is offering fresh methods of comprehending the question of what it means to be modern in the Arab world today.
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 295 g
Dimensions: 216 x 134 x 20 mm
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