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The Resource An invitation to laughter : a Lebanese anthropologist in the Arab world, Fuad I. Khuri ; edited by Sonia Jalbout Khuri

An invitation to laughter : a Lebanese anthropologist in the Arab world, Fuad I. Khuri ; edited by Sonia Jalbout Khuri

Label
An invitation to laughter : a Lebanese anthropologist in the Arab world
Title
An invitation to laughter
Title remainder
a Lebanese anthropologist in the Arab world
Statement of responsibility
Fuad I. Khuri ; edited by Sonia Jalbout Khuri
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For the late Fuad I. Khuri, a distinguished career as an anthropologist began not because of typical concerns like accessibility, money, or status, but because the very idea of an occupation that baffled his countrymen made them?and him?laugh.?When I tell them that?anthropology? is my profession ... they think I am either speaking a strange language or referring to a new medicine.? This profound appreciation for humor, especially in the contradictions inherent in the study of cultures, is a distinctive theme of An Invitation to Laughter, Khuri?s astute memoir of life as an anthropologist i
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Khūrī, Fuʼād Isḥāq
Dewey number
  • 305.80092
  • B
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
GN21.K48
LC item number
A3 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Khūrī, Sonia Jalbout
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Khūrī, Fuʼād Isḥāq
  • Ethnologists
  • Ethnology
  • Arab countries
  • Khūrī, Fuʼād Isḥāq
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Ethnologists
  • Ethnology
  • Manners and customs
  • Arab countries
  • Lebanon
Label
An invitation to laughter : a Lebanese anthropologist in the Arab world, Fuad I. Khuri ; edited by Sonia Jalbout Khuri
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 182-187) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword; Prologue: The man himself; Note on Arabic words; Introduction: Why " laughter"?; 1. Exploring origins; 2. Studying anthropology in Oregon; 3. Being Lebanese; 4. Religious syncretism; 5. Lebanese traders inWest Africa; 6. Change as faith; 7. Teaching in Beirut; 8. Establishing an Arab association for the social sciences; 9. The exotic in the suburbs of Beirut; 10. Alumni and ulama in Bahrain; 11. Open secrets; 12. Table manners in Yemen; 13. The official policy toward emigration in Lebanon; 14. The Arab rich; 15. Who wants to be a zaim?; 16. Living in Great Britain
  • List of Research ProjectsList of Publications; Index
Control code
309216008
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 196 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226434759
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a33c9bfe-3959-4186-9dde-97623c2b9de4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)309216008
Label
An invitation to laughter : a Lebanese anthropologist in the Arab world, Fuad I. Khuri ; edited by Sonia Jalbout Khuri
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 182-187) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword; Prologue: The man himself; Note on Arabic words; Introduction: Why " laughter"?; 1. Exploring origins; 2. Studying anthropology in Oregon; 3. Being Lebanese; 4. Religious syncretism; 5. Lebanese traders inWest Africa; 6. Change as faith; 7. Teaching in Beirut; 8. Establishing an Arab association for the social sciences; 9. The exotic in the suburbs of Beirut; 10. Alumni and ulama in Bahrain; 11. Open secrets; 12. Table manners in Yemen; 13. The official policy toward emigration in Lebanon; 14. The Arab rich; 15. Who wants to be a zaim?; 16. Living in Great Britain
  • List of Research ProjectsList of Publications; Index
Control code
309216008
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 196 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226434759
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a33c9bfe-3959-4186-9dde-97623c2b9de4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)309216008

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