American Studies Encounters the Middle East

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Description

In the field of American studies, attention is shifting to the long historyof U.S. engagement with the Middle East, especially in the aftermath of warin Iraq and in the context of recent Arab uprisings in protest against economicinequality, social discrimination, and political repression. Here, AlexLubin and Marwan M. Kraidy curate a new collection of essays that focuseson the cultural politics of America's entanglement with the Middle Eastand North Africa, making a crucial intervention in the growing subfield oftransnational American studies. Featuring a diverse list of contributors fromthe United States, the Arab world, and beyond, America Studies Encountersthe Middle East analyzes Arab-American relations by looking at the War onTerror, pop culture, and the influence of the American hegemony in a timeof revolution.

Details

Author(s)
Alex Lubin
Format
Paperback | 320 pages
Dimensions
152 x 229 x 23.11mm | 508.02g
Publication date
12 Sep 2016
Publisher
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication City/Country
Chapel Hill, United States
Language
English
ISBN10
1469628848
ISBN13
9781469628844