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Author Sajdi, Dana.

Title The barber of Damascus [electronic resource] : nouveau literacy in the eighteenth-century Ottoman Levant / Dana Sajdi.

Imprint Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xv, 293 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The disorders of a new order : the Levant in the long 18th-century -- A barber at the gate : a social and intellectual biography -- "Cheap" monumentality : the nouveau literates and their texts -- Authority and history : the genealogy of the Levantine 18th-century contemporary chronicle -- A room of his own : the "history" of the barber of Damascus -- Cutting the barber's tale : the afterlives of a history -- Conclusion : from nouveau literacy to print journalism.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Budayr, Amad, active 18th century.
Barbers -- Syria -- Damascus -- Biography.
Arabic prose literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- Middle East -- History -- 18th century.
Middle East -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Middle East -- History -- 18th century -- Historiography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780804785327 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804788281 (e-book)

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