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Senri Ethnological Studies (SES)

No.55 Cultural Change in the Arab World

March 30, 2001 Publication

Edited by Tetsuo Nishio

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Contents
Introduction

I. Areal Background
Thesaqiya, thelyre, and theqasida: A Sketch of the Egyptian Soundscape
Nobuo MIZUNO
Bedouin Society in the Sinai Peninsula
Masaki HORIUCHI
Arab under Japanese Occupation: A Preliminary Overview
Kazuhiro ARAI

II. Historical Background
On the Coins Found at al-Fustat
Mutsuo KAWATOKO
The Classification and Chronology of the Islamic Glass Bracelets from al-Tur, Sinai
Yoko SHINDO
The Illustration of the Old Man of the Sea and the Story of Sindbad the Sailor: Its Iconography and Legendary Background
Kazue KOBAYASHI

III. Ideological Background
Gender Ideology of Islam and Womens's Public Participation in North Africa
Masato IIZUKA
Language Nationalism and Consciousness in the Arab World
Tetsuo NISHIO
The Desert as a Realm of Unbound Passion: Love and Madness in the Tale of Layla and Majnum
Yuriko YAMANAKA
Description of Structure of the Folktale: Using a Bioinformatics Multiple Alignment Program
Jun'ichi ODA

 
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