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Alif 33

The Desert: Human Geography and Symbolic Economy

Alif 33( )
Author: Ghazoul, Ferial
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:American University in Cairo Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

This interdisciplinary issue is devoted to the desert-as a geographical locus and symbolic image-and to various texts related to it, drawn from Literature and the Arts, History and Anthropology, Film and Environmental Studies. Scholars from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and North America contribute articles in Arabic, English, and French related to the visual representation of the desert in medieval iconography and in contemporary cinema, in American poetry and in pre-Islamic...
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Detailed Subjects: Nature / Ecosystems & Habitats / Deserts
Social Science / Human Geography
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.399 x 6.63 x 0.897 Inches
Book Weight:0.007 Pounds

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