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Syrian Episodes Sons, Fathers, and an Anthropologist in Aleppo by John Borneman

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Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Syria,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Islamic Studies,
  • Anthropology,
  • Middle Eastern Studies,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Aleppo,
  • Ethnology,
  • Kinship,
  • Patriarchy,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7759331M
ISBN 100691128871
ISBN 109780691128870

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  The book consists of a series of encounters that take place during his stay in Aleppo, one of the most ancient and sophisticated city in the Arab world (Syria). Borneman analyzes social interactions, focusing on the relation between politics, economics, family relations, and sexual by: "Syrian Episodes, a novel and seductive mix of conversation, description, and interpretation, radiates happily from the small to the big picture. The dynamics of desire-of mutual attraction fueled by difference; of buying, selling, and collecting; of eating, living, teaching, and traveling in a new environment-structure each of the book's episodes. --Faedah M. Totah, H-NET Reviews, "John Borneman's Syrian Episodes is an exquisite and compulsively readable account of a picaresque sojourn in Aleppo, Syria. The book raises the nervous matter of experience in anthropology, troubles the bad faith of much ethnographic intention, and develops an approach that refuses to patronize. Syrian Episodes is the striking result. Recounting his experience of living and lecturing in Aleppo, Syria's second-largest city, John Borneman offers deft, first-person stories of the longings and discontents expressed by Syrian sons and fathers, as well as a prescient analysis of the precarious power held by the regime, its relation to.

Syrian Episodes is the striking result. Recounting his experience of living and lecturing in Aleppo, Syria's second-largest city, John Borneman offers deft, first-person stories of the longings and discontents expressed by Syrian sons and fathers, as well as a prescient analysis of the precarious power held by the regime, its relation to Cited by:   A clip from the Syrian series "Ahel el Gharam"Author: syriaty. Syria (Arabic: سوريا ‎, romanized: Sūriyā), officially the Syrian Arab Republic (Arabic: الجمهورية العربية السورية ‎, romanized: al-Jumhūrīyah al-ʻArabīyah as-Sūrīyah), is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon to the southwest, the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest. Usually it’s called Assad’s biography, but it interweaves the wider historical context. It’s a history textbook on quite an important episode of Syrian political history, in which Hafez al-Assad was president, and also the time before he became president. If you don’t know much about Syria, what interesting things come out of the book?

Marhaba! There are tons and tons of Syrian drama series out there. This post aims to narrow down a few to help you get started. These are some of the shows that I’ve personally watched (not all episodes tho, I can never finish a season before checking out another series 😅). Book. Syrian Episodes Details Author(s): John Borneman Publisher: Princeton University Press eISBN: Subjects: Social Sciences. Citation Information. Syrian Episodes. Sons, Fathers, and an Anthropologist in Aleppo. Princeton University Press. Pages: v–vi. ISBN (Online): Free shipping for non-business customers when ordering books at De Gruyter Online. Please find details to our shipping fees here Next chapter. Chapter III. Syria. 30,00 € / $ / £ Get Access to Full Text. Citation Information. Chapter III. Syria (). Syrian Episodes: Sons, Fathers, and an Anthropologist in Aleppo (pp.