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The Resource Folklore and folklife in the United Arab Emirates, Sayyid Hamid Hurriez

Folklore and folklife in the United Arab Emirates, Sayyid Hamid Hurriez

Label
Folklore and folklife in the United Arab Emirates
Title
Folklore and folklife in the United Arab Emirates
Statement of responsibility
Sayyid Hamid Hurriez
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A unique description and analysis of the domains and genres of UAE folklore, including folk customs and beliefs, traditional arts and crafts, folk dances, folk narratives and proverbs. Challenging the established meaning of folklife, this volume also deals with folklore in public life, in the mass media, in education and in politics
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hurreiz, Sayyid H
Dewey number
398.095357
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
GR268.A73
LC item number
H87 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Culture and civilisation in the Middle East
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folklore
  • United Arab Emirates
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Folklore
  • Manners and customs
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Volkscultuur
  • Emiraten
Label
Folklore and folklife in the United Arab Emirates, Sayyid Hamid Hurriez
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Note on Transliteration and Abbreviations; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE: The United Arab Emirates; Geographical Setting; Historical Background; Socio-political Profile; CHAPTER TWO: The State of Folklore Studies and Research in the UAE; Introduction; Folklore Studies in the Arab World; Folklore and Folklife Studies in the UAE; Research Institutions and Researchers; Domains and Genres; CHAPTER THREE: Folklore in Private and Public Life; Folklore in Private Life
  • Folklore in Public LifeFolklore and Folklife in Education; Folklore and Folklife in the Mass Media; Folklore and Folklife on National and Religious Occasions; CHAPTER FOUR: Folklore and the State; The Continuity of Heritage; The Role of Folklore in Enhancing Traditional Leadership; The Role of Leadership in Promoting Traditional Heritage; Government Institutions and State Supported Societies; CHAPTER FIVE: Folk Literature; Folk Narratives; Folk Poetry; Proverbs; Riddles; CHAPTER SIX: Folk Customs and Beliefs; Pregnancy and Childbirth; Infancy and Childhood; Circumcision; Marriage
  • Death and FuneralsCHAPTER SEVEN: Folk Medicine; Origins and Sources of UAE Folk Medicine; Folk Medicine in Traditional UAE Society; Folk Medicine in Contemporary UAE Society; CHAPTER EIGHT: Performing Folk Arts; Folk Dance; Folk Songs; Popular Folk Games; Traditional Festivals; CHAPTER NINE: Material Culture; Material Culture in Traditional UAE Society; Urbanization and Material Culture in the UAE; Material Culture in Contemporary UAE Society; CONCLUSION; Notes; Bibliography; Appendixes; Appendix 1 Ministries, lnstitutions andSocieties Concerned with Folkloreand Folklife in the UAE
  • Appendix 2 GlossaryAppendix 3 Brief Resume of Selectedlnformants; Index
Control code
865578783
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 192 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136849145
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865578783
Label
Folklore and folklife in the United Arab Emirates, Sayyid Hamid Hurriez
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Note on Transliteration and Abbreviations; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE: The United Arab Emirates; Geographical Setting; Historical Background; Socio-political Profile; CHAPTER TWO: The State of Folklore Studies and Research in the UAE; Introduction; Folklore Studies in the Arab World; Folklore and Folklife Studies in the UAE; Research Institutions and Researchers; Domains and Genres; CHAPTER THREE: Folklore in Private and Public Life; Folklore in Private Life
  • Folklore in Public LifeFolklore and Folklife in Education; Folklore and Folklife in the Mass Media; Folklore and Folklife on National and Religious Occasions; CHAPTER FOUR: Folklore and the State; The Continuity of Heritage; The Role of Folklore in Enhancing Traditional Leadership; The Role of Leadership in Promoting Traditional Heritage; Government Institutions and State Supported Societies; CHAPTER FIVE: Folk Literature; Folk Narratives; Folk Poetry; Proverbs; Riddles; CHAPTER SIX: Folk Customs and Beliefs; Pregnancy and Childbirth; Infancy and Childhood; Circumcision; Marriage
  • Death and FuneralsCHAPTER SEVEN: Folk Medicine; Origins and Sources of UAE Folk Medicine; Folk Medicine in Traditional UAE Society; Folk Medicine in Contemporary UAE Society; CHAPTER EIGHT: Performing Folk Arts; Folk Dance; Folk Songs; Popular Folk Games; Traditional Festivals; CHAPTER NINE: Material Culture; Material Culture in Traditional UAE Society; Urbanization and Material Culture in the UAE; Material Culture in Contemporary UAE Society; CONCLUSION; Notes; Bibliography; Appendixes; Appendix 1 Ministries, lnstitutions andSocieties Concerned with Folkloreand Folklife in the UAE
  • Appendix 2 GlossaryAppendix 3 Brief Resume of Selectedlnformants; Index
Control code
865578783
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 192 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136849145
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865578783

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