Posts Tagged: saudi arabia

National Dress in the UAE: constructions of authenticity

28Dec 16

Rana Khalid AlMutawa

This quick study analyses constructions of authenticity through national dress in the UAE and Gulf states. The author uses Instagram accounts as archival sources and connects the Instagram discourse to her own anecdotal experience, and the scholarly literature, to diagnose an artificial modernity.

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Review of Sarah Yizraeli, Politics and Society in Saudi Arabia: The Crucial Years of Development, 1960-1982

31Dec 13

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Review of Roger Botte, Esclavages et abolitions en terres d’islam. Tunisie, Arabie Saoudite, Maroc, Mauritanie, Soudan

21Dec 12

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