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Popular culture and political identity in the Arab Gulf states

Author: Alsharekh, Alanoud ; Springborg, Robert Series: SOAS Middle East issue Publisher: Saqi, 2008. ; London Middle East Institute, 2008.Language: EnglishDescription: 206 p. : Graphs/Photos ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780863566929Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Popular Culture and Political Identity in the Arab Gulf States Contents Acknowledgments Introduction, by Robert Springborg 1. Heritage and Cultural Nationalism in the United Arab Emirates Fred H. Lawson and Hasan M al-Naboodah 2. Place and Space in the Memory of United Arab Emirates Elders Nadia Rahman 3. The Nationalisation of Culture: Kuwait's Invention of a Pearl-Diving Heritage Sulayman Khalaf 4. An Aspect of Cultural Development in Bahrain: Archaeology and the Restoration of Historical Sites Mohammed A. Alkhozai 5. The Social and Political Elements that Drive the Poetic Journey Nimah Ismail Nawwab 6. Sport and Identity in the Gulf Abdullah Baabood 85 71 31 15 7 9 40 97 7. Media as Social Matrix in the United Arab Emirates Nada Mourtada-Sabbah, Mohammed al-Mutawa, John W Fox and Tim Walters 8. Diversification in Abu Dhabi and Dubai: The Impact on National Identity and the Ruling Bargain Christopher Davidson 9. Debates on Political Reform in the Gulf: The Dynamics of Liberalising Public Spaces Amr Hamzawy 10. Gulf Societies: Coexistence of Tradition and Modernity Lubna Ahmed al-Kazi Conclusion, by Alanoud Alsharekh Notes on Contributors Bibliography Index 121 143 154 171 181 185 193 201

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