American University of Beirut

Aesthetics & Ritual in the United Arab Emirates


 Editors: Aida Kanafani

 Language: English
 Subject: Anthropology, Archaeology and Ancient History
 Publication Date: 1983
 Number of Pages: 119
 Book Dimensions: 21.9 x 28.8 cm
 Cover Type: Hard Cover
 Shipping Weight: 0.737 kg 

 Includes: 38 Photographs and 70 Figures

 Price: $10


Through observation, participation, questioning, and living with the people of the United Arab Emirates, Dr. Kanafani has gathered interesting and original information on food and body rituals, reporting on habits and practices in coastal cities as well as in desert dwellings, oases, and settlements. This volume presents the author's observations and interpretations, along with thirty-eight photographs, seventy drawn figures, and a bibliography.


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