The Resource American arabesque : Arabs, Islam, and the 19th-century imaginary, Jacob Rama Berman, (electronic resource)

American arabesque : Arabs, Islam, and the 19th-century imaginary, Jacob Rama Berman, (electronic resource)

Label
American arabesque : Arabs, Islam, and the 19th-century imaginary
Title
American arabesque
Title remainder
Arabs, Islam, and the 19th-century imaginary
Statement of responsibility
Jacob Rama Berman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
American Arabesque examines representations of Arabs, Islam and the Near East in nineteenth-century American culture, arguing that these representations play a significant role in the development of American national identity over the century, revealing largely unexplored exchanges between these two cultural traditions that will alter how we understand them today. Moving from the period of America's engagement in the Barbary Wars through the Holy Land travel mania in the years of Jacksonian expansion and into the writings of romantics such as Edgar Allen Poe, the book argues that not only were
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Berman, Jacob Rama
Dewey number
810.93529927
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS217.A72
LC item number
B47 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
America and the long 19th century
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • National characteristics, American, in literature
  • Islam in literature
  • Arabs
  • National characteristics, American
  • Arabs in literature
Label
American arabesque : Arabs, Islam, and the 19th-century imaginary, Jacob Rama Berman, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction: Guest Figures -- The Barbarous Voice of Democracy -- Pentimento Geographies -- Poe's Arabesque -- American Moors and the Barbaresque -- Arab Masquerade : Mahjar Identity Politics and Trans-nationalism -- Afterword: Haunted Houses
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (287 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814723210
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000103301
  • (EBL)866216
  • (OCoLC)794663357
  • (SSID)ssj0000676647
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11390015
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000676647
  • (PQKBWorkID)10683431
  • (PQKB)11048685
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0001326213
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC866216
  • (OCoLC)794671672
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse19816
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000103301
Label
American arabesque : Arabs, Islam, and the 19th-century imaginary, Jacob Rama Berman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction: Guest Figures -- The Barbarous Voice of Democracy -- Pentimento Geographies -- Poe's Arabesque -- American Moors and the Barbaresque -- Arab Masquerade : Mahjar Identity Politics and Trans-nationalism -- Afterword: Haunted Houses
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (287 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814723210
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000103301
  • (EBL)866216
  • (OCoLC)794663357
  • (SSID)ssj0000676647
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11390015
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000676647
  • (PQKBWorkID)10683431
  • (PQKB)11048685
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0001326213
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC866216
  • (OCoLC)794671672
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse19816
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000103301

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