The Poetics of Military Occupation: Mzeina Allegories of Bedouin Identity Under Israeli and Egyptian Rule

Smadar Lavie, Author, Jeffrey Herbst, Author University of California Press $32.95 (412p) ISBN 978-0-520-07552-8
Lavie, a Jewish anthropologist who lived among the Mzeina Bedouins of the South Sinai Desert for four years, reveals that the tribe deals with foreign occupation through the nonviolent practice of ritualistic storytelling and literary allegory. Photos. (Oct.)no PW review
Reviewed on: 07/08/1991
Release date: 07/01/1991
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