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  • Manhood Is Not Easy
    478 kr

    Manhood Is Not Easy
    av Karin van Nieuwkerk

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774168895
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    In this in-depth ethnography, Karin van Nieuwkerk takes the autobiographical narrative of Sayyid Henkish, a musician from a long family tradition of wedding performers in Cairo, as a lens through which to explore changing notions of masculinity in a…

  • Scanning the Pharaohs
    342 kr

    Scanning the Pharaohs
    av Zahi Hawass

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774168871
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    The royal mummies in the Cairo Museum are an important source of information about the lives of the ancient Egyptians. The remains of these pharaohs and queens can inform us about their age at death and medical conditions from which they may have su…

  • Highlights of the Egyptian Museum
    105 kr

    Highlights of the Egyptian Museum
    av Zahi A. Hawass

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774164385
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    The ideal souvenir or gift from a visit to the great storehouse of antiquity. Cairo's Egyptian Museum, one of the greatest storehouses of ancient art and artifacts in the world, is at the top of the agenda for millions of visitors to Egypt every yea…

  • Abu Simbel and the Nubian Temples
    313 kr

    Abu Simbel and the Nubian Temples
    av Nigel Fletcher-Jones

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774168789
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    The three-thousand-year-old rock-cut temples at Abu Simbel and the story of their rescue from the rising waters of Lake Nasser in the 1960s are almost as familiar worldwide as the tale of the gold funerary mask and brief life of the boy king Tutankh…

  • Two Thousand Years of Coptic Christianity
    254 kr

    Two Thousand Years of Coptic Christianity
    av Otto F. A. Meinardus

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774167454
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    Christianity arrived early in Egypt, brought-according to tradition-by Saint Mark the Evangelist, who became the first patriarch of Alexandria. The Coptic Orthodox Church has flourished ever since, with millions of adherents both in Egypt and in Cop…

  • Monks and Monasteries of the Egyptian Deserts
    243 kr

    Monks and Monasteries of the Egyptian Deserts
    av Otto F. Meinardus

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774241888
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    In the fourth century A.D. the deserts of Egypt saw the birth of Christian monasticism under the tutelage of the desert fathers. Since then the movement has spread around the world. This standard work traces the historical development of all the cur…

  • Silent Images
    342 kr

    Silent Images
    av Zahi A. Hawass

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774162022
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    This beautifully produced new paperback edition of "Silent Images" explores a puzzling contradiction: Despite the multitude of artifacts and texts that have come to us from ancient Egypt, much still remains obscure regarding the lives of women. Wome…

  • Egyptian Magic
    254 kr

    Egyptian Magic
    av Maarten J. Raven

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774169335
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    The ancient Egyptians were firmly convinced of the importance of magic, which was both a source of supernatural wisdom and a means of affecting one's own fate. The gods themselves used it for creating the world, granting mankind magical powers as an…

  • Egyptian Magic
    303 kr

    Egyptian Magic
    av Maarten J. Raven

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774165320
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    The ancient Egyptians were firmly convinced of the importance of magic, which was both a source of supernatural wisdom and a means of affecting one's own fate. The gods themselves used it for creating the world, granting mankind magical powers as an…

  • From Arab Poet to Muslim Saint
    206 kr

    From Arab Poet to Muslim Saint
    av Th. Emil Homerin

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774246685
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    Through a detailed examination of a renowned Arab mystical poet, Th. Emil Homerin provides one of the first case studies to illustrate an obscure aspect of popular Islamic faith - the sanctification of saints and the creation of shrines in medieval…

  • Masculinities in Egypt and the Arab World
    195 kr

    Masculinities in Egypt and the Arab World

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774166563
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    While reflecting upon the Arab Spring, the essays in this collection cover several themes that include utilizing the concept of hegemonic masculinity in productive ways, the role of the state in promoting certain types of masculinities while devalui…

  • The Unexpected Love Objects of Dunya Noor
    118 kr

    The Unexpected Love Objects of Dunya Noor
    av Rana Haddad

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774168611
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    Aspiring photographer Dunya Noor discovers early on that her curious spirit, rebellious nature, and very curly hair are a recipe for disaster in 1980s Syria. And at the tender age of thirteen, she is exiled to live with her grandparents in England.M…

  • A Jerusalem Anthology
    176 kr

    A Jerusalem Anthology

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774168420
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    Jerusalem has a special status as a city that is both terrestrial and celestial. The name includes a cognate for 'peace, ' but the old stones of the city have witnessed epic bloodshed and destruction over the centuries. The three great monotheistic…

  • Zayni Barakat
    160 kr

    Zayni Barakat
    av Gamal Al-Ghitani

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774248726
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    "In the course of my long travels I have never seen a city so devastated. After a long time I ventured out into the streets. Death, cold and heavy, hung in the air. Walls have no value here, doors have been eliminated. No one is certain that they wi…

  • No One Sleeps in Alexandria
    136 kr

    No One Sleeps in Alexandria
    av Ibrahim Abdel Meguid

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774249617
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    This sweeping novel depicts the intertwined lives of an assortment of Egyptians - Muslims and Copts, northerners and southerners, men and women - as they begin to settle in Egypt's great second city, and explores how the Second World War, starting i…

  • An Istanbul Anthology
    139 kr

    An Istanbul Anthology

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774167218
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    For centuries following its reestablishment as Constantinople in AD 330, Istanbul served as the capital of three great empires: Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman. The city's maze-like streets and high balconies, its steep alleys, flower gardens, and for…

  • The Hashish Waiter
    149 kr

    The Hashish Waiter
    av Khairy Shalaby

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774167386
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    Tucked away in a rundown quarter, just out of sight of fashionable downtown Cairo, a group of intellectuals gather regularly to smoke hashish in Hakeem's den. The den is the center of their lives, both a refuge and a stimulus, and at the center of t…

  • Cairo's Ultras
    223 kr

    Cairo's Ultras
    av Ronnie Close

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774169212
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    The history of Cairo's football fans is one of the most poignant narratives of the 25 January 2011 Egyptian uprising. The Ultras Al-Ahly and the Ultras White Knights fans, belonging to the two main teams, Al-Ahly F.C. and Zamalek F.C respectively, b…

  • Wonderful Things
    433 kr

    Wonderful Things
    av Jason Thompson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774167607
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    The discovery of ancient Egypt and the development of Egyptology are momentous events in intellectual and cultural history. The history of Egyptology is the story of the people, famous and obscure, who constructed the picture of ancient Egypt that w…

  • Al-Kitaab Al-Mufaid
    313 kr

    Al-Kitaab Al-Mufaid
    av Manfred Woidich

    Övrigt - 2011 - Arabiska - ISBN: 9789774164460
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    This is the renewed and enlarged English version of a textbook developed at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, which introduced many generations of students successfully to Modern Written Arabic. It is a sequel to the well-known kullu tam…

  • Kallimni 'arabi
    313 kr

    Kallimni 'arabi
    av Samia Louis

    Övrigt - 2006 - Arabiska - ISBN: 9789774249778
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    Drawing on her years of experience as an Arabic instructor and course developer, Samia Louis has used a functional approach to create a bright, innovative coursebook for the study of Egyptian colloquial Arabic - the spoken dialect most frequently st…

  • Kullu Tamam!
    219 kr

    Kullu Tamam!
    av Manfred Woidich

    Övrigt - 2004 - Arabiska - ISBN: 9789774248429
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    There are basically two types of Arabic: the local vernaculars - which are used in everyday life - and Modern Standard Arabic, which is restricted to writing and to speaking in formal settings. Anyone wanting to have a good command of the Arabic lan…

  • Mastering Arabic Through Literature
    343 kr

    Mastering Arabic Through Literature
    av Iman A. Soliman

    Häftad - 2015 - Arabiska - ISBN: 9789774165986
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    In an innovative concept in the teaching of Modern Standard Arabic, this new content-based book aims to bolster study for advanced students in both linguistic skills and literary appreciation through the reading of short stories in the original Arab…

  • Kallimni 'Arabi Bishweesh
    313 kr

    Kallimni 'Arabi Bishweesh
    av Samia Louis

    Övrigt - 2009 - Arabiska - ISBN: 9789774162206
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    Drawing on her years of experience as an Arabic instructor and course developer, Samia Louis has used a functional approach to create a bright, innovative set of coursebooks for the study of Egyptian colloquial Arabic the spoken dialect most frequen…

  • Nasser
    303 kr

    Nasser
    av Tahia Gamal Abdel Nasser

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774166112
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    Gamal Abdel Nasser, architect of Egypt's 1952 Revolution, president of the country from 1956 to 1970, hero to millions across the Arab world since the Suez Crisis, was also a family man, a devoted husband and father who kept his private life largely…

  • The Essential Naguib Mahfouz
    223 kr

    The Essential Naguib Mahfouz
    av Naguib Mahfouz

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774163876
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    Naguib Mahfouz, the first and only writer of Arabic to be awarded the Nobel Prize for literature, wrote prolifically from the 1930s until shortly before his death in 2006, in a variety of genres: novels, short stories, plays, screenplays, a regular…

  • Dates on My Fingers
    160 kr

    Dates on My Fingers
    av Muhsin Al-Ramli

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774166440
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    Saleem, fed up with all the violence, religiosity, and strict family hierarchies of his Iraqi village, flees to Spain to establish a new life for himself. But his lonely exile is turned upside down when he encounters his father, Noah, in a Madrid ni…

  • Securing Eternity
    478 kr

    Securing Eternity

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774169021
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    The ancient Egyptian tomb evolved rapidly over a period of about 2,500 years, from a simple backfilled pit to an enormous stone pyramid with complex security arrangements. Much of this development was arguably driven by the ever-present threat of to…

  • So You May See
    171 kr

    So You May See
    av Mona Prince

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774164446
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    This audacious novel opens with Ayn as she reflects on the act of writing and wonders if love alone is sufficient subject for a narrative. Haltingly at first, she weaves the tale of her love affair with Ali with witty asides about her own writing, a…

  • Divine Creatures
    203 kr

    Divine Creatures

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774166969
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    The invention of mummification enabled the ancient Egyptians to preserve the bodies not only of humans but also of animals, so that they could live forever. Mummified animals are of four different types: food offerings, pets, sacred animals, and vot…

  • Amarna Sunrise
    181 kr

    Amarna Sunrise
    av Aidan Dodson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774167744
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    The latter part of the fifteenth century bc saw Egypt's political power reach its zenith, with an empire that stretched from beyond the Euphrates in the north to much of what is now Sudan in the south. The wealth that flowed into Egypt allowed its k…

  • Amarna Sunset
    184 kr

    Amarna Sunset
    av Aidan Dodson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774168598
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    Amarna Sunset tells the story of the decline and fall of the pharaoh Akhenaten's religious revolution in the fourteenth century bc. Beginning at the regime's high point in his Year 12, it traces the subsequent collapse that saw the deaths of many of…

  • Authentic Egyptian Cooking [Arabic edition]
    226 kr

    Authentic Egyptian Cooking [Arabic edition]
    av Nehal Leheta

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774166884
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    Traditionally, Egyptian cooking has been best practiced and enjoyed at home, where generations of unrecorded family recipes have been the sustaining repertoire for daily meals as well as sumptuous holiday feasts. Abou El Sid, one of Cairo's most fam…

  • An Alexandria Anthology
    149 kr

    An Alexandria Anthology

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774166723
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    Founded by Alexander the Great over 2,300 years ago, Alexandria has belonged both to the Mediterranean and to Egypt, a luxuriant out-planting of Europe on the coast of Africa, but also a city of the East - the fabled cosmopolitan town that fascinate…

  • Birds of Amber
    242 kr

    Birds of Amber
    av Ibrahim Abdel Meguid

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774248863
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    During the 1956 Suez War - or the Tripartite Aggression, as it is known in Egypt - life in Alexandria goes on. The railroad workers and their families live in the low-income housing of el-Masakin, along the Mahmudiya Canal, but some of them take us…

  • Tales of Yusuf Tadrus
    118 kr

    Tales of Yusuf Tadrus
    av Adel Esmat

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774168604
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    Born into a working-class Coptic family in the provincial town of Tanta, in Egypt's lush Nile Delta, Yusuf Tadrus is fascinated from a young age by light and shadow, spending his time drawing, making toys out of discarded objects he finds in the all…

  • Palmyra
    373 kr

    Palmyra

    Häftad - 2018 - Arabiska - ISBN: 9781617979149
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    In this important and timely publication, top international scholars present current research and developments about the art, archaeology, and history of the ancient city of Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Syria. Palmyra became trag…

  • Cairo since 1900
    342 kr

    Cairo since 1900
    av Mohamed Elshahed

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774168697
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    The city of a thousand minarets is also the city of eclectic modern constructions, turn-of-the-century revivalism and romanticism, concrete expressionism, and modernist design. Yet while much has been published on Cairo's ancient, medieval, and earl…

  • The American University in Cairo
    445 kr

    The American University in Cairo
    av Andrew Humphreys

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774168840
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    In 2019, the American University in Cairo (AUC) celebrates its centenary. Founded on Tahrir Square, the university has been at the center of the intellectual, social, and cultural life of Cairo and Egypt for the last one hundred years, and is hailed…

  • The American University in Cairo
    283 kr

    The American University in Cairo
    av Andrew Humphreys

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774168888
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    In 2019, the American University in Cairo (AUC) celebrates its centenary. Founded on Tahrir Square, the university has been at the center of the intellectual, social, and cultural life of Cairo and Egypt for the last one hundred years, and is hailed…

  • Nineteenth-century Cairene Houses and Palaces
    256 kr

    Nineteenth-century Cairene Houses and Palaces
    av Nihal S. Tamraz

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774243783
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    This study explores the introduction and popular adoption of outside influences in domestic architecture. It looks at the palace of 'Abbas Hilmi I, as an example of architecture in the first half of the 19th century, and the villas and urban develop…

  • Atlas of Egyptian Art
    478 kr

    Atlas of Egyptian Art
    av Prisse d'Avennes

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774245848
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    This volume has a dual value; it is a collection of delicate portrayals of ancient Egyptian art, architectural features and sculpture, while also providing an insight into the work of Prisse d'Avennes, a 19th-century Egyptologist who was ahead of hi…

  • Of Sea and Sand
    118 kr

    Of Sea and Sand
    av Denyse Woods

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774168031
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    "Gabriel Sherlock arrives in Oman in 1982, fleeing shame and disaster back home in Ireland, and begins an intense affair with a woman whom no one else has seen. Locals insist she must be one of the jinn-a supernatural being-but Gabriel refuses to bu…

  • American Universities Abroad
    536 kr

    American Universities Abroad

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774168406
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    Across the globe, American-style and liberal arts universities are being established. From the first, the American University of Beirut, established in 1866, to the liberal arts institutions being established in Saudi Arabia, Ghana, and elsewhere in…

  • Gold Dust
    129 kr

    Gold Dust
    av Ibrahim Al-Koni

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774167393
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    Rejected by his tribe and hunted by the kin of the man he killed, Ukhayyad and his thoroughbred camel flee across the desolate Tuareg deserts of the Sahara. Between bloody wars against the Italians in the north and famine raging in the south, Ukhayy…

  • Islamic Art in Cairo
    254 kr

    Islamic Art in Cairo
    av Prisse d'Avennes

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774161193
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    In 1827, a brilliant young French engineer and draftsman arrived in Alexandria at the start of a long and fruitful love affair with Egypt and its art, both ancient and contemporary. Emile Prisse d'Avennes (1807-79) spent a total of nineteen years in…

  • The Student Movement and National Politics in Egypt
    326 kr

    The Student Movement and National Politics in Egypt
    av Ahmed Abdalla

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774161995
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    This is a first-hand account of student activism in Egypt, by one of its leaders. The Nasserist revolution of 1952 had a massive impact on the Egyptian educational system. For the first time, the doors of university education were opened to masses o…

  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Egypt
    373 kr

    Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Egypt

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774167270
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    Entrepreneurship and innovation have emerged globally as significant drivers for inclusive economic growth, contributing to both job and wealth creation. Especially since Egypt's 2011 revolution, the need has become pressing for novel models that ca…

  • Temple of the World
    373 kr

    Temple of the World
    av Miroslav Verner

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774165634
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    Despite the prominence of ancient temples in the landscape of Egypt, books about them are surprisingly rare. This new and essential publication from a prominent Czech scholar answers the need for a study that goes beyond temple architecture to exami…

  • The Last Hammams of Cairo
    343 kr

    The Last Hammams of Cairo

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774162435
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    This book offers an evocative photographic documentation of Cairo's few remaining public bathhouses. In the twelfth century, Abd al-Latif al-Baghdadi affirmed that the Egyptian baths were 'the most beautiful in the East, the most practical, and the…

  • Gender Justice and Legal Reform in Egypt
    373 kr

    Gender Justice and Legal Reform in Egypt
    av Mulki Al-Sharmani

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774167751
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    In Egypt's modern history, reform of personal status laws has often formed an integral part of political, cultural, and religious contestations among different factions of society. From the beginning of the twenty-first century, two significant refo…

  • Cairo Cosmopolitan
    304 kr

    Cairo Cosmopolitan

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774249280
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    A social and political geography of contemporary Cairo, this volume examines vernacular world-making through a 'grounded cosmopolitan' approach that builds new interdisciplinary methods for Middle East studies. Global stereotypes and certain social…