A Shop of One's Own (Culture and Society in Western and Central Asia S. v. 4)
By: Annika Rabo (author)Hardback
2 - 4 weeks availability
Groundbreaking new research on an important social group within the Middle East Based upon extensive field research Fascinating insight into one of the most dynamic regions of the Middle East Traders, bazaaris and shop-keepers constitute a very important social and economic category in the Middle East. Yet, despite their significance there have been very few empirical studies on contemporary market people in the region. A Shop of One's Own marks an important step forward in filling this gap by exploring a key merchant sector in Syria. The book is based upon extensive fieldwork carried out by Annika Rabo amongst the traders of Aleppo and sheds new light on how this politically sensitive social group views itself and others in the prevalent atmosphere of economic liberalisation and political reform following the death of Syrian President Hafez al-Asad.
Annika Rabo is a researcher with the Swedish Council for Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences and is Assistant Professor of Social Anthropology at Linkoping University, Sweden.
Number Of Pages:
- ID: 9781850436836
- Saver Delivery: Yes
- 1st Class Delivery: Yes
- Courier Delivery: Yes
- Store Delivery: Yes
Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly
© Copyright 2013 - 2017 WHSmith and its suppliers.
WHSmith High Street Limited Greenbridge Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, SN3 3LD, VAT GB238 5548 36