First published in , Lila Abu-Lughod’sVeiled Sentimentshas become a classic ethnography in the field of anthropology. During the late s and early Updated Edition With a New Preface Lila Abu-Lughod lived with a community of Bedouins in the Western Desert of Egypt for nearly two years. LILA ABU-LUGHOD, Veiled sentiments: honour and poetry in a Bedouin society, Veiled sentiments begins by clearly positioning the author as she enters the.
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The first half of the book gives a cultural context and the last half places everyday ghinnawa poetry in that context. But her analysis also reveals how deeply implicated poetry and sentiment are in the play of veled and the maintenance of a system of social hierarchy. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.
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She also takes this time to express her discomfort in rereading her ethnography, particularly in the presentation of people in the book as subjects in a scientific project. And in the first chapter of method-explanation, Abu Lughod does use that certain–often obnoxious–bank of anthropological voc First off I loved this book. Return to Book Page.
Abu-Lughod is critical of herself and her methodologies, which is crucial for any researcher. University of California Press- Social Science – pages.
I really enjoyed reading this for my first anthropology course. She lived with the tribe as an adopted daughter for two years between and But her analysis also reveals how deeply implicated poetry and sentiment are in the play of power and sentimments maintenance of a system of social hierarchy. An academic and somewhat dry book about Bedouin society that I accidentally stole from my womens studies professor.
Lila Abu-Lughod’s concentrated account of Bedouin life, from her semi-internal perspective, is beautiful. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Try the Kindle edition and experience these lughood reading features: Abu Lughod attitude, intelligence, training and tremendous analystical ability helped her in developing great insight and understanding of this fascinating culture. This thirtieth anniversary edition includes a new afterword that reflects on developments both in anthropology and in the lives of this community of Awlad ‘Ali Bedouins, who find themselves increasingly enmeshed in national political and social formations.
University of California Press; 2 edition January 2, Language: Lila Abu-Lughod is Joseph L. It not only made me more interested in the field of study, but I feel more open-minded and understanding in my own life.
Bedouin culture demands that individuals keep their feelings to themselves and not show weaknesses or sentiments. May 17, Joann rated it it was amazing Shelves: It was unnecessary, but perahps a hazard of the field. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.
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Updated Edition With a New Preface Lila Abu-Lughod lived with a community of Bedouins in the Western Desert of Egypt for nearly two years, studying gender relations and the oral lyric poetry through which women and young men express personal feelings.
Don’t regret having to read it for class. I felt that she was trying to remind the reader that she was an athropologist, while explaining that she lived as a woman bedouin.