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How the Arabian nights inspired the American dream, 1790-1935 1 edition

How the Arabian nights inspired the American dream, 1790-1935
Susan Nance

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How the Arabian nights inspired the American dream, 1790-1935
Susan Nance.

Published 2009 by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Playing Eastern
Capitalism and the Arabian nights, 1790-1892
Ex Oriente Lux : playing Eastern for a living, 1838-1875
Wise men of the East and the market for American fraternalism, 1850-1892
Arab athleticism and the exoticization of the American dream, 1870-1920
Making the familiar strange : the racial politics of Eastern exotic, 1893-1929
Eastern femininities for modern women, 1893-1930
Turbans and capitalism, 1893-1930
Sign of promise : African Americans and Eastern personae in the Great Depression.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
909/.0974927
Library of Congress
E169.1 .N314 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL22666290M
Internet Archive
howarabiannights00nanc
ISBN 13
9780807832745
LC Control Number
2008047299
OCLC/WorldCat
261174164
Goodreads
6400980

History

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