Fashioning the Modern Middle East

Gender, Body, and Nation

Reina Lewis (Redaktør) ; Yasmine Nachabe Taan (Redaktør)

Explores the role of the dressed and undressed body in the making of the modern Middle East, from perspectives such as nation, gender, post-colonialism and historiography. Les mer
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Explores the role of the dressed and undressed body in the making of the modern Middle East, from perspectives such as nation, gender, post-colonialism and historiography.

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List of Figures
Notes on Contributors
Acknowledgements

1. Mapping Modern Bodies in the Middle East: Introduction
Reina Lewis and Yasmine Nachabe Taan

2. Fashion and the camera: Istanbul in the late Ottoman Empire
Nancy Micklewright

3. Training Slaves for the Camera: Race and Memory in Representations of Slaves, Cairo and Khartoum, 1882-1892
Eve M. Troutt Powell

4. Patronage, Taste, and Power: Slave, Manumitted, and Free Subjects in the Fashioning of Middle Eastern Modernity
Reina Lewis

5. Constantin Guys and the Painters of Global Modernity
Mary Roberts

6. Looking at/as Nudes: A Study of a Space of Imagination
Kirsten Scheid

7. Another Look: "The Body that Is," Gender, Sexuality, and Power in Post-Ottoman Egypt
Wilson Chacko Jacob

8. The Arab Garconne: Being Simultaneously Modern and Arab in 1920s and 1930s Palestine, Lebanon, and Egypt
Yasmine Nachabe Taan

9. The Photograph, the Dress, and the Conjugalization of the Family
Afsaneh Najmabadi

Bibliography
Index

Om forfatteren

Reina Lewis is Centenary Professor of Cultural Studies at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, UK. She is author of Muslim Fashion (2015) and Rethinking Orientalism (2004), and editor of Modest Fashion (2013) and Gender, Modernity and Liberty (with Nancy Micklewright, 2006). Reina Lewis co-edits with Elizabeth Wilson the Dress Cultures Series at Bloomsbury Visual Arts.

Yasmine Nachabe Taan is Associate Professor of Art & Design at the Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon.