Spirits of Palestine

Spirits of Palestine: Gender, Society, and Stories of the Jinn

Celia Rothenberg (مؤلف/مؤلفة)

غير خيالي

نشرت الطبعة سنة 2004 باللّغة الإنجليزية
The Palestinian Muslim village of Artas is cradled in the lap of four mountains in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Although Artas has experienced the violence of Israeli occupation, Spirits of Palestine does not focus exclusively on the villagers' experiences of violence, terrorism, or loss. This ethnography looks instead at the daily lives of Palestinian women and men and how they relate to tragedies and difficulties both large and small. Through stories of possession by the jinn, spirits that appear throughout the Koran, anthropologist Celia Rothenberg takes the reader past the dramatic, violent world of street battles and stone-throwing to more intimate realms of power—in homes and prisons, family and neighborhood relations, and personal...
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