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Author Wynn, L. L., 1971-

Title Pyramids & nightclubs [electronic resource] : 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 / L.L. Wynn.

Imprint Austin : University of Texas Press, 2007.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xv, 279 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-265)and index.
Contents Introduction: From the pyramids to the nightclubs of Pyramids Road -- Ethics and methodology of a transnational anthropology -- Buried treasure -- Atlantis and red mercury -- Sex orgies, a marauding prince, and other rumors about gulf tourism -- Transnational dating -- Palimpsest, excavation, graffiti, simulacra : an ethnography of the idea of Egypt.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Urban anthropology -- Egypt -- Cairo.
Culture and tourism -- Egypt -- Cairo.
Cairo (Egypt) -- Public opinion.
Cairo (Egypt) -- History.
Cairo (Egypt) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Pyramids and nightclubs
ISBN 9780292717015 (cloth : alk. paper)
0292717016 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780292717022 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0292717024 (pbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
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