The Resource A new old Damascus : authenticity and distinction in urban Syria, Christa Salamandra, (electronic resource/)

A new old Damascus : authenticity and distinction in urban Syria, Christa Salamandra, (electronic resource/)

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 Syrias oldest, most elite families. Critics of anthropologys 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
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
305.8/0095691/44
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
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
Label
A new old Damascus : authenticity and distinction in urban Syria, Christa Salamandra, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=159734
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
ocm68964029
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
A new old Damascus : authenticity and distinction in urban Syria, Christa Salamandra, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=159734
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
ocm68964029
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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