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Fall 2002 / Spring 2003

Fall 2002 / Spring 2003 (Vol. X No. 2 / Vol. XI No. 1)

Table of Contents


  1. Magda's Story: Once Upon a Time . . .
    by Samia Mehrez
  2. Gender and the Palestinian Narrative of Return in Two Novels by Ghassan Kanafani
    by Amy Zalman
  3. Press Advertising in Egypt: Business Realities and Local Meaning, 1882-1956
    by Relli Shechter
  4. Heresy and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Morocco
    by Sahar Bazzaz
  5. Arabic News with an American Accent: Cairo's Al-Ahram and the Mexican Peso Crisis
    by Hosam Aboul-Ela

Book Reviews

  1. Israeli and Palestinian Identities in History and Literature
    Edited by David C. Jacobson and Kamal Abdel-Malek
    reviewed by Ariel Moriah Blumenthal
  2. Second Class: Discrimination Against Palestinian Arab Children in Israel's Schools
    by Human Rights Watch
    reviewed by Ismael Abu-Saad
  3. The Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait: Religion, Identity and Otherness in the Analysis of War and Conflict
    by Hamdi A. Hassan
    reviewed by Charles Anderson
  4. An Introduction to Arabic Literature
    by Roger Allen
    reviewed by Haytham Bahoora
  5. Iraq Since 1958: From Revolution to Dictatorship
    by Marion Farouk-Sluglett and Peter Sluglett
    reviewed by Bashkin Bashkin
  6. The New Mamluks: Egyptian Society and Modern Feudalism
    by Amira el-Azhary Sonbol
    reviewed by David Bender
  7. The History of Women's Mosques in Chinese Islam: A Mosque of Their Own
    by Maria Jaschok and Shui Jingjun
    reviewed by Zvi Aziz Ben-Dor
  8. Secularism, Gender and the State in the Middle East: The Egyptian Women's Movement
    by Nadje al-Ali
    reviewed by Laura Bier
  9. The Graying of the Raven: Cultural and Sociopolitical Significance of Algerian Folk Poetry
    by Aida Adib Bamia
    reviewed by Nabil Boudraa
  10. An Accented Cinema: Exilic and Diasporic Filmmaking
    by Hamid Naficy
    reviewed by Joel Gordon
  11. I Saw Ramallah
    by Mourid Barghouti
    reviewed by Dana Hearn
  12. Palestinian Women: Patriarchy and Resistance in the West Bank
    by Cheryl A. Rubenberg
    reviewed by Sherry Lowrance
  13. Frontiers of the State in the Late Ottoman Empire: Transjordan 1850-1921
    by Eugene Rogan
    reviewed by Shana Minkin
  14. Birthing the Nation: Strategies of Palestinian Women in Israel
    by Rhoda Ann Kanaaneh
    reviewed by Dana Hearn
  15. The Politics of Sacred Space: The Old City of Jerusalem in the Middle East Conflict
    by Michael Dumper
    reviewed by Alejandro Paz
  16. Never Mind: Twenty Poems and a Story
    by Taja Muhammad Ali
    reviewed by Jennifer Peterson
  17. Travellers in Egypt
    Edited by Pail Starkey and Janet Starkey
    reviewed by Jessamine Price
  18. Getting God's Ear: Women, Islam and Healing in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf
    by Eleanor Abdella Doumato
    reviewed by Janell Rothenberg
  19. Egypt During the Sadat Years
    by Kirk J. Beattie
    reviewed by Dina Shehata
  20. Eating the Flowers of Paradise: A Journey through the Drug Fields of Ethiopia and Yemen
    by Kevin Rusby
    reviewed by Lucine Taminian
  21. Managing the Oil Wealth: OPEC's Windfalls and Pitfalls
    by Jahangir Amuzegar
    reviewed by Robert Walters
  22. The Other Kurds: Yazidis in Colonial Iraq
    by Nelida Fuccaro
    reviewed by Peter Wien
  23. A Modern History of Yemen
    by Paul Dresch
    reviewed by John Willis
  24. France, the United States, and the Algerian War
    by Irvin M. Wall
    reviewed by Julia Voelker
  25. Speaking in God's Name: Islamic Law, Authority and Women
    by Khaled Abou El Fadl
    reviewed by Sherifa Zuhur

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