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The Resource A new old Damascus : authenticity and distinction in urban Syria, Christa Salamandra

A new old Damascus : authenticity and distinction in urban Syria, Christa Salamandra

Label
A new old Damascus : authenticity and distinction in urban Syria
Title
A new old Damascus
Title remainder
authenticity and distinction in urban Syria
Statement of responsibility
Christa Salamandra
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"[F]illed with rare encounters with Syria's oldest, most elite families. Critics of anthropology's taste for exoticism and marginality will savor this study of upper-class Damascus, a world that is urbane and cosmopolitan, yet in many ways as remote as the settings in which the best ethnography has traditionally been done ... [Written] with a nuanced appreciation of the cultural forms in question and how Damascenes themselves think, talk about, and create them."--Andrew ShryockIn contemporary urban Syri
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Salamandra, Christa
Dewey number
305.8/0095691/44
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
GN635.S95
LC item number
S35 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Indiana series in Middle East studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnology
  • Social structure
  • Group identity
  • Damascus (Syria)
  • Damascus (Syria)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Ethnology
  • Group identity
  • Manners and customs
  • Social structure
  • Syria
  • Etnische betrekkingen
  • Identificatie (psychologie)
  • Altstadtsanierung
  • Gruppenidentität
  • Oberschicht
  • Sozialstruktur
  • Damaskus
  • Ethnic & Race Studies
  • Gender & Ethnic Studies
  • Social Sciences
Label
A new old Damascus : authenticity and distinction in urban Syria, Christa Salamandra
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-187) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A return to the old -- "His family had a house in Malki, so we thought he was all right" : socio-spatial distinction -- "That color looks great on you" : consumption, display, and gender -- Old Damascus commodified -- Ramadan lived and consumed -- Conservation, preservation, and celebration -- Conclusion: Weapons of the not-so-weak -- Epilogue: Of hubble bubbles and cell phones
Control code
68964029
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 199 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253344670
Lccn
2004009433
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780253344670
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)68964029
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
A new old Damascus : authenticity and distinction in urban Syria, Christa Salamandra
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-187) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A return to the old -- "His family had a house in Malki, so we thought he was all right" : socio-spatial distinction -- "That color looks great on you" : consumption, display, and gender -- Old Damascus commodified -- Ramadan lived and consumed -- Conservation, preservation, and celebration -- Conclusion: Weapons of the not-so-weak -- Epilogue: Of hubble bubbles and cell phones
Control code
68964029
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 199 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253344670
Lccn
2004009433
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780253344670
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)68964029
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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