Crossing the Kingdom: Portraits of Saudi Arabia

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Product Details
Price
$29.94
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
Pages
280
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.9 X 0.9 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780520290273

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About the Author
Loring M. Danforth is Professor of Anthropology at Bates College. He is the author of The Death Rituals of Rural Greece, Firewalking and Religious Healing, The Macedonian Conflict: Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World, and Children of the Greek Civil War: Refugees and the Politics of Memory.
Reviews
"Vivid descriptions and moving personal narratives . . . Crossing the Kingdom paints a lucid portrait of contemporary Saudi culture."-- "HEPPAS Books" (3/14/2016 12:00:00 AM)
"A travelogue that is more sophisticated than the perspectives that dominate Western media reporting on the kingdom."-- "Times Literary Supplement" (8/11/2016 12:00:00 AM)
"Danforth provides a superb anthropological analysis of the cultural problems the Saudi state has become entangled in."-- "The Middle East Journal"