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

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

Label
How the Arabian nights inspired the American dream, 1790-1935
Title
How the Arabian nights inspired the American dream, 1790-1935
Statement of responsibility
Susan Nance
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nance, Susan
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
E169.1
LC item number
.N314 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orientalism
  • Performing arts
  • Popular culture
  • Capitalism
  • United States
  • Arab countries
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
How the Arabian nights inspired the American dream, 1790-1935, Susan Nance
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 344 p.
Isbn
9780807832745
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20080472 99
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)261174164
  • (OCoLC)261174164
Label
How the Arabian nights inspired the American dream, 1790-1935, Susan Nance
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 344 p.
Isbn
9780807832745
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20080472 99
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)261174164
  • (OCoLC)261174164

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