TimeOut Abu Dhabi – June 12, 2019

Top 10 Dubai & Abu Dhabi via DK Publishing

Top 10 Dubai & Abu Dhabi (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guides) via DK Publishing
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Overview: Drawing at the identical requirements of accuracy because the acclaimed DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, the DK Top 10 Guides use thrilling colourful images and very good cartography to supply a competent and helpful pocket-sized commute. Dozens of Top 10 lists supply essential data on every vacation spot, in addition to insider guidelines, from keeping off the crowds to studying the freebies, The DK Top 10 Guides take the determine of making plans any travel.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Veiled Sentiments by Lila Abu-Lughod

Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society by Lila Abu-Lughod
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 4.8MB
Overview: First published in 1986, Lila Abu-Lughod’s Veiled Sentiments has become a classic ethnography in the field of anthropology. During the late 1970s and early 1980s, Abu-Lughod lived with a community of Bedouins in the Western Desert of Egypt for nearly two years, studying gender relations, morality, and the oral lyric poetry through which women and young men express personal feelings. The poems are haunting, the evocation of emotional life vivid. But Abu-Lughod’s analysis also reveals how deeply implicated poetry and sentiment are in the play of power and the maintenance of social hierarchy. What begins as a puzzle about a single poetic genre becomes a reflection on the politics of sentiment and the complexity of culture.

This thirtieth anniversary edition includes a new afterword that reflects on developments both in anthropology and in the lives of this community of Awlad {ayn}Ali Bedouins, who find themselves increasingly enmeshed in national political and social formations. The afterword ends with a personal meditation on the meaning for all involved of the radical experience of anthropological fieldwork and the responsibilities it entails for ethnographers.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational

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