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Nationalism and the Genealogical Imagination: Oral History and Textual Authority in Tribal Jordan (Comparative Studies on Muslim Societies)
Nationalism and the Genealogical Imagination Oral History and Textual Authority in Tribal Jordan - Comparative Studies on Muslim Societies
Author: Andrew Shryock
This book explores the transition from oral to written history now taking place in tribal Jordan, a transition that reveals the many ways in which modernity, literate historicity, and national identity are developing in the contemporary Middle East. As traditional Bedouin storytellers and literate historians lead him through a world of h...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780520201002
ISBN-10: 0520201000
Publication Date: 2/12/1997
Pages: 359
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Publisher: Univ of California Pr
Book Type: Hardcover
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