Guests of the Sheik: An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village

Guests of the Sheik: An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village

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by Elizabeth Warnock Fernea
     
 

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A delightful, well-written, and vastly informative ethnographic study, this is an account of Fernea's two-year stay in a tiny rural village in Iraq, where she assumed the dress and sheltered life of a harem woman.


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A delightful, well-written, and vastly informative ethnographic study, this is an account of Fernea's two-year stay in a tiny rural village in Iraq, where she assumed the dress and sheltered life of a harem woman.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307773784
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/03/2010
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
211,467
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Elizabeth Warnock Fernea teaches English and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She and her husband, Robert A. Fernea, have traveled extensively throughout North Africa and the Arab Peninsula and are the co-authors of The Arab World.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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