Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

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INDEX
Page numbers in italics refer to illustrations or photographs.
AAAC (Arab-American Arts Council), 50, 56
Abaza, Fikri, 263
Abaza, Rushdi, 171, 177
Abaza, Wajih, 270, 284
'Abd al-Hamid, Firdaws, 179n2
'Abdallah, Sayyid (Sally), 102–103
'Abd al-Rahman, Mahfuz, 171, 172–173, 178; on color films versus black-andwhite, 179n4; on Nasser, 167–168, 171–172; and Nasser 56,162, 171–172, 173, 174, 175, 178, 181n27; on Suez Canal, 175
'Abd al-Wahhab, Muhammad, 96, 176, 243, 258, 259, 263, 264n1, 266n15, 315, 319, 327n33; and The Flirtation of Girls,295, 296, 307, 311–312, 314.316, 325n24, 326n27
Abou Saif, Layla, 310
Abu Kamil, Part Two,199
AbuKhalil, As'ad, 113n5
Abu-Lughod, Janet, 8
Abu-Lughod, Lila, 58–59n1, 172
Abu Sayf, Salah, 171, 316–318, 327n32
Abu Shadi, 'Ali, 323n10
Abyad, George, 243, 258, 259, 263
academia: census categories as determining framework of, 6–7; “corridor talk” and, 27n3; ethical considerations of globalization and, 17–18, 30n18; students as customers in, 6. See also anthropology; Middle East studies
ACCESS. See Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services
activist politics: commoditization of exotic and, 133–135, 144nn27, 28
'Adawiya, Ahmad, 62, 102, 117n42
Adé, King Sunny, 159n2
advertising: Arab Detroit and, 40, 42; Danna International tune used in, 104, 118n48; Egyptian print media and, 244, 246, 262, 263, 268n29; history as genre and, 177; of literature, 236, 237; localism and, 38, 42; media content attracting audience for, 30n20; Persian popular music and, 82. See also commercial interests; commoditization
Afat (singer), 71
Afghanistan: discourse of honor in, 223n29
Afrah al-jaliya (Community Celebrations; television program), 41
Africa: area studies as discipline and, 2, 3, 5, 6–7, 26n1; as market, 3, 19, 22
African Americans, 3, 149, 150

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents v
  • Illustrations vii
  • Preface ix
  • Note on Transliteration xi
  • One - Anxieties of Scale 1
  • Notes *
  • Two - Creating Arab/american Identities in a Transnational Domain 32
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  • Three - Persian Popular Music from Bazm-E Qajariyyeh to Beverly Hills Garden Parties 61
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  • Four - Transgender Pop and the Polysemiotics of Sex, Nation, and Ethnicity on the Israeli-Egyptian Border 88
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  • Five - Local Egyptian Performers Between Regional Identity and International Markets 120
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  • Six - Moroccan Music and Euro-American Imagination 146
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  • Seven - Reimaging Egypt's Lost Community 161
  • Notes 179
  • Eight - Public Culture and the Construction of Social Identity 182
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  • Nine - Mediating Modernity in Lahore 203
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  • Ten - Realism and the Transnational Imaginary in Turkish Popular Culture 224
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  • Eleven - The Egyptian Print Media's Carnival of National Identity 243
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  • Twelve - Hollywood and Revolution on the Nile 269
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  • Thirteen - Commercial Egyptian Cinema Before the 1960s 292
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  • References 329
  • Contributors 355
  • Index 359
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