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Title Between the Middle East and the Americas : the cultural politics of diaspora / edited by Evelyn Alsultany and Ella Shohat.
Imprint Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2013.

Subject Arabs -- Ethnic identity.
Arabs -- Social conditions.
Arab Americans -- Ethnic identity.
Arab Americans -- Social conditions.
Arabs -- Western countries -- Ethnic identity.
Arabs -- Western countries -- Social conditions.
Middle East -- Relations -- United States.
United States -- Relations -- Middle East.
Middle East -- Relations -- Western countries.
Western countries -- Relations -- Middle East.
Alt Name Alsultany, Evelyn,
Shohat, Ella, 1959-
Description 1 online resource (xii, 334 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents The cultural politics of the Middle East in the Americas : an introduction / Ella Shohat and Evelyn Alsultany -- The Moorish Atlantic : orientalism/occidentalism between the Middle East and the Americas / Ella Shohat -- Mahjar legacies : a reinterpretation / Jacob Berman -- Turcos in the mix : corrupting Arabs in Brazil's racial democracy / John Tofik Karam -- From baisanos to billionaires : locating Arabs in Mexico / Theresa Alfaro-Velcamp -- Ali Bla Bla's double-edged sword : Argentine president Carlos Menem and the negotiation of identity / Christina Civantos -- They hate our freedom, but we love their belly dance : the spectacle of the shimmy in contemporary U.S. culture / Amira Jarmakani -- From Arab terrorists to patriotic Arab Americans : representational strategies in post-9/11 TV dramas / Evelyn Alsultany -- When Pakistanis became Middle Eastern : visualizing racial targets in the global war on terror / Junaid Rana -- A strip, a land, a blaze : Arab American hip-hop and transnational politics / Sunaina Maira -- Muslim digital diasporas and the gay pornographic cyber imaginary / Karim Tartoussieh -- Drawing the line : a rhetorical analysis of the Mohammed cartoons controversy as it unfolded in Denmark and the United States / Helle Rytkönen -- Turcophobia or Turcophilia : politics of representing Arabs in Latin America / Heba El Attar -- User-friendly Islams : translating Rumi in France and the United States / Ziad Elmarsafy -- "Axising" Iran : the politics of domestication and cultural translation / R. Shareah Taleghani -- The uneven bridge of translation : Turkey in between East/West / Shouleh Vatanabadi.
ISBN 9780472028771 (electronic bk.)
0472028774 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 833298945
Additional Format Print version: 9780472099443 (OCoLC)793221889

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