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Pyramids and Nightclubs

A Travel Ethnography of Arab and Western Imaginations of Egypt, from King Tut and a Colony of Atlantis to Rumors of Sex Orgies, ... a Marauding Prince, and Blonde Belly Dancers

by L. L. Wynn

  • 242 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by University of Texas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian studies,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Cairo,
  • Cairo (Egypt),
  • Culture and tourism,
  • Egypt,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Urban anthropology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10293609M
    ISBN 100292717024
    ISBN 109780292717022

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Tracing the history of Western and Arab fascination with Egypt through Pyramids and Nightclubs book hunts for lost civilizations and the new economic disparities brought about by the oil industry, Pyramids and Nightclubs ultimately describes the ways in which moments of cultural contact, driven by tourism and labor migration, become eye-opening opportunities /5.

Tracing the history of Western and Arab fascination with Egypt through spurious hunts for lost civilizations and the new economic disparities brought about by the oil industry, Pyramids and Nightclubs ultimately describes the ways in which moments of cultural contact, driven by tourism and labor migration, become eye-opening opportunities for defining self and other.

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Gracefully written and theoretically astute, Pyramids and Nightclubs is an extraordinary ethnography Multi-layered and fabulously textured, the book weaves meticulous ethnographic accounts of cross-cultural encounters with history, images and the anthropologist’s own : Lisa Wynn.

Pyramids and Nightclubs: A Travel Ethnography of Arab and Western Imaginations of Egypt, from King Tut and a Colony of Atlantis to Rumors of Sex Orgies, Urban Legends about a Marauding Prince, and Blonde Belly Dancers University of Texas Press, Buy Pyramids and Nightclubs: A Travel Ethnography of Arab and Western Imaginations of Egypt, from King Tut and a Colony of Atlantis to Rumors of Sex a Marauding Prince, and Blonde Belly Dancers by Wynn, L.

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I wanted to choose one book that demonstrates the intensely visual nature of Ancient Egypt; this one is full of fantastically beautiful art. And it is also one of the best recent examples of a coffee-table book, if you like.

Tracing the history of Western and Arab fascination with Egypt through spurious hunts for lost civilizations and the new economic disparities brought about by the oil industry, Pyramids and Nightclubs ultimately describes the ways in which moments of cultural contact, driven by tourism and labor migration, become eye-opening opportunities for defining self and by: Pyramids and nightclubs a travel ethnography of arab and western imaginations of Egypt, from King Tut and a colony of Atlantis to rumors of sex orgies, urban legends about a marauding prince, and blonde belly dancers * Corresponding author for this workCited by: I use this book for my undergraduate Anthropology of Tourism class, and it was a great book both to read and to teach from.

Wynn presents two very different types of tourists traveling to Egypt -- the western tourist fascinated by pyramids and ancient Egyptian culture, and the Arab tourist interested in modern Egyptian nightlife/5.

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[L L Wynn] -- Guiding readers on a journey that introduces them to Russian and Australian belly dancers on Nile cruise ships.

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This engaging puzzle format gives students independent practice in analyzing sound-symbol relationships. The ancient Egyptians built the pyramids using engineering techniques that are still a wonder of the world.

FACT CHECK: We strive for accuracy and fairness. But if you see something that doesn't.In this book, the author describes the building of pyramids and the process of mummification. She gives details that are interesting and explains the difference.Travel back in time to one of the world's oldest civilizations!

Gibbons' child-friendly format helps readers understand ancient pharaohs, gods, monuments and hieroglyphics.