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eBook Pop Culture in North Africa and the Middle East, 1st Edition

  • Andrew Hammond
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  • ISBN-10: 1440833842
  • ISBN-13: 9781440833847
  • DDC: 306.0956
  • 442 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Overview

Ideal for students and general readers, this single-volume work serves as a ready-reference guide to pop culture in countries in North Africa and the Middle East, covering subjects ranging from the latest young adult book craze in Egypt to the hottest movies in Saudi Arabia.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Entertainment and Society around the World.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
A Note on the Spelling of Arabic Words.
Chronology.
Introduction.
1: Popular Music: Introduction.
2: Arab Spring Sounds.
3: Birth of Arab Pop.
4: Classical Singers.
5: Dissident Music.
6: Egyptian Shaabi.
7: Gulf Singers.
8: Israel.
9: Maqamat and Instrumentation.
10: New Youth Trends.
11: Opera.
12: Pop Stars.
13: Rai Music.
14: Umm Kulthum and the Golden Age.
15: Books and Contemporary Literature: Introduction.
16: Early 20th-Century Masters.
17: E-Books.
18: Evolution of the Modern Novel.
19: Leftist and Arab Spring Writers.
20: Poetry.
21: Religious Writers.
22: Saudi Novelists.
23: Women Writers and New Novelists.
24: Film: Introduction.
25: Censorship and Decline.
26: Classic Directors.
27: Egyptian Comedy Stars.
28: Egyptian New Realist Cinema.
29: Film Festivals, Funding, and the Entertainment Press.
30: Golden Age Movie Stars.
31: Golden Era.
32: Lebanese Civil War Films.
33: Modern Cinema Stars.
34: Moroccan Cinema.
35: Palestinian, Syrian, and Gulf Cinema.
36: Tunisian Directors.
37: Television and Radio: Introduction.
38: Early Pan-Arab and Western-Based Arab Media.
39: Entertainment Television.
40: Iraq Invasion.
41: News Channels.
42: Political Satire.
43: Post–Arab Spring TV in Egypt.
44: Ramadan TV.
45: Reality TV.
46: Religiosity.
47: Talent Shows.
48: Turkish Soap Operas.
49: Well-Known Shows.
50: Internet and Social Media: Introduction.
51: Bahrain Uprising.
52: Censorship.
53: Facebook and Twitter.
54: Famous Bloggers.
55: News Websites.
56: Religious Politics.
57: Trends and Growth.
58: Sports: Introduction.
59: Al Jazeera Sport.
60: Bodybuilding.
61: Egyptian Squash.
62: Falconry.
63: Formula One.
64: Golf.
65: Gulf Camel Racing.
66: Horse Racing.
67: Pearling and Diving.
68: Qatar and World Cup 2022.
69: Saudi Drifting.
70: Soccer Nation.
71: Women In Sports.
72: Video Games: Introduction.
73: 1979: Gaming as a History Class.
74: Angry Birds/Pou.
75: Festivals: Game Zanga, Uae Games Expo.
76: Localization.
77: New Media Trends in the Arab Middle East.
78: Piracy.
79: Pokemon Go in the Middle East.
80: Virtual Reality.
81: Fashion and Couture: Introduction.
82: Arab Designers.
83: Architectural Style.
84: Belly Dance.
85: Fashion and Politics.
86: Fashion Media.
87: Jewelry, Fabrics, and Cosmetics.
88: Men’s Traditional Fashion.
89: Nightlife.
90: Plastic Surgery.
91: Weddings.
Appendix: Top Ten Lists.
Selected Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.