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Author Hammond, Andrew, author

Title Pop culture in North Africa and the Middle East / Andrew Hammond
Published Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Entertainment and society around the world
Entertainment and society around the world.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; A Note on the Spelling of Arabic Words; Chronology; Introduction; Chapter 1: Popular Music; Introduction; Further Reading; Arab Spring Sounds; Further Reading; Birth of Arab Pop; Further Reading; Classical Singers; Further Reading; Dissident Music; Further Reading; Egyptian Shaabi; Further Reading; Gulf Singers; Further Reading; Israel; Further Reading; Maqamat and Instrumentation; Further Reading; New Youth Trends; Further Reading; Opera; Further Reading; Pop Stars; Further Reading; Rai Music; Further Reading; Umm Kulthum and the Golden Age
Chapter 6: SportsIntroduction; Further Reading; Al Jazeera Sport; Further Reading; Bodybuilding; Further Reading; Egyptian Squash; Further Reading; Falconry; Further Reading; Formula One; Further Reading; Golf; Further Reading; Gulf Camel Racing; Further Reading; Horse Racing; Further Reading; Pearling and Diving; Further Reading; Qatar and World Cup 2022; Further Reading; Saudi Drifting; Further Reading; Soccer Nation; Further Reading; Women in Sports; Further Reading; Chapter 7: Video Games; Introduction; Further Reading; 1979: Gaming as a History Class; Further Reading; Angry Birds/Pou
Further ReadingChapter 2: Books and Contemporary Literature; Introduction; Further Reading; Early 20th-Century Masters; Further Reading; E-Books; Further Reading; Evolution of the Modern Novel; Further Reading; Leftist and Arab Spring Writers; Further Reading; Poetry; Further Reading; Religious Writers; Further Reading; Saudi Novelists; Further Reading; Women Writers and New Novelists; Further Reading; Chapter 3: Film; Introduction; Further Reading; Censorship and Decline; Further Reading; Classic Directors; Further Reading; Egyptian Comedy Stars; Further Reading; Egyptian New Realist Cinema
Further ReadingFilm Festivals, Funding, and the Entertainment Press; Further Reading; Golden Age Movie Stars; Further Reading; Golden Era; Further Reading; Lebanese Civil War Films; Further Reading; Modern Cinema Stars; Further Reading; Moroccan Cinema; Further Reading; Palestinian, Syrian, and Gulf Cinema; Further Reading; Tunisian Directors; Further Reading; Chapter 4: Television and Radio; Introduction; Further Reading; Early Pan-Arab and Western-Based Arab Media; Further Reading; Entertainment Television; Further Reading; Iraq Invasion; Further Reading; News Channels; Further Reading
Political SatireFurther Reading; Post-Arab Spring TV in Egypt; Further Reading; Ramadan TV; Further Reading; Reality TV; Further Reading; Religiosity; Further Reading; Talent Shows; Further Reading; Turkish Soap Operas; Further Reading; Well-Known Shows; Further Reading; Chapter 5: Internet and Social Media; Introduction; Further Reading; Bahrain Uprising; Further Reading; Censorship; Further Reading; Facebook and Twitter; Further Reading; Famous Bloggers; Further Reading; News Websites; Further Reading; Religious Politics; Further Reading; Trends and Growth; Further Reading
Summary This work serves as a ready-reference guide to pop culture in countries in North Africa and the Middle East, covering subjects ranging from the latest young adult book craze in Egypt to the hottest movies in Saudi Arabia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 11, 2017)
Subject Popular culture -- Africa, North.
Popular culture -- Middle East.
Africa, North -- Intellectual life -- 21st century.
Middle East -- Intellectual life -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1440833842 (electronic bk.)
9781440833847 (electronic bk.)