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Fall 2006

Fall 2006 (Vol. XIV No. 2)

Table of Contents

Special Issue: The Dynamics of Space


  1. Subalternity, Material Practices, and Popular Aspirations: Syrian Migrant Workers in Lebanon
    by John Chalcraft
  2. Conflict and Community in Church-Based Refugee Havens in Cairo: The Quest for Space to be Dinka
    by Carla N. Daughtry
  3. Spatial Transformations in the Lebanese “Independence Intifada”
    by Sune Haugbolle
  4. Egyptian Theater: Reconstructing Performance Spaces
    by Dina Amin

Book Reviews

  1. Reclaiming a Plundered Past: Archaeology and Nation Building in Modern Iraq
    by Magnus T. Bernhardsson
    reviewed by Zainab Bahrani
  2. Planning Middle Eastern Cities: An Urban Kaleidoscope in a Globalizing World
    by Yasser Elsheshtawy
    reviewed by Ali A. Alraouf
  3. Remaking the Modern: Space, Relocation, and the Politics of Identity in a Global Cairo
    by Farha Ghannam
    reviewed by Mara Naaman
  4. Fin de Siecle Beirut: The Making of an Ottoman Provincial Capital
    by Jens Hanssen
    reviewed by Nadya Sbaiti
  5. Spaces of Global Capitalism: Towards a Theory of Uneven Geographical Development
    by David Harvey
    reviewed by Nicholas De Genova
  6. Jordanian Jerusalem: Holy Places and National Spaces
    by Kimberly Katz
    reviewed by Elena Corbett
  7. Overthrowing Geography: Jaffa, Tel Aviv, and the Struggle for Palestine, 1880-1948
    by Mark Le Vine
    reviewed by Andrea Stanton
  8. A Civilian Occupation: The Politics of Israeli Architecture
    Edited by Rafi Segal
    reviewed by Yosef Jabareen
  9. Possessors and Possessed: Museums, Archaeology, and the Visualization of History in the Late Ottoman Empire
    by Wendy M. K. Shaw
    reviewed by James E. Baldwin
  10. The Image of an Ottoman City: Imperial Architecture and Urban Experiences in Aleppo in the 16th and 17th Centuries
    by Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh
    reviewed by Alan Mikhail
  11. Makan: The Right to the City and New Ways of Understanding Space
    Edited by Suad Bishara
    reviewed by Ozlem Altan
  12. Rethinking the Late Ottoman Empire: A Comparative Social and Political History of Albania and Yemen, 1878-1918
    by Issa Blumi
    reviewed by Alexis Wick
  13. Unfortunately, It Was Paradise: Selected Poems
    by Mahmoud Darwish
    reviewed by Robert Creswell
  14. Markets of Dispossession: NGOs, Economic Development, and the State in Cairo
    by Julia Elyachar
    reviewed by Koray Caliskan
  15. Re-Envisioning Egypt, 1919-1952
    Edited by Arthur Goldschmidt
    reviewed by Jennifer Derr
  16. Modern Egyptian Art, 1910-2003
    by Liliane Karnouk
    reviewed by Dina Ramadan
  17. Civil and Uncivil Violence in Lebanon: A History of the Internationalization of Communal Conflict
    by Samir Khalaf
    reviewed by Raja Abillama
  18. Good Muslim, Bad Muslim: America, the Cold War, and the Roots of Terror
    by Mahmood Mamdani
    reviewed by Marwan Dalal
  19. The Persistence of the Palestinian Question: Essays on Zionism and the Palestinians
    by Joseph A. Massad
    reviewed by Laleh Khalili
  20. The Transmission of Learning in Islamic Africa
    Edited by Scott S. Reese
    reviewed by Paul E. Lovejoy
  21. The Novel and the Rural Imaginary in Egypt, 1880-1985
    by Samah Selim
    reviewed by Yasmine Ramadan
  22. The One-State Solution: A Breakthrough for Peace in the Israeli-Palestinian Deadlock
    by Virginia Tilley
    reviewed by Issa Mikel
  23. Being Modern in the Middle East: Revolution, Nationalism, Colonialism, and the Arab Middle Class
    by Keith David Watenpaugh
    reviewed by Sherene Seikaly
  24. Palestinian Theater
    by Reuven Snir
    reviewed by Jordan Sudermann
  25. The New State of Poetics
    by Anthony Alessandrini
  26. Haunting Preconceptions
    by Sarah Rogers
  27. Crossing Boundaries Through Film and Dark (Safe) Spaces
    by Maysoun Freij

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