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Guests of the Sheik

an ethnography of an Iraqi village

by Elizabeth Warnock Fernea

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Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nahr (Iraq),
  • Iraq,
  • Nahr.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Iraq -- Nahr,
    • Nahr (Iraq) -- Social life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementElizabeth Warnock Fernea.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1735.Z9 N344 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination346 p. ;
      Number of Pages346
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2205674M
      ISBN 100385014856
      LC Control Number89027687

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InElizabeth Warnock Fernea accompanies her husband, Bob Fernea, on a two-year, anthropological, dissertation research trip. As a new bride who is entirely unfamiliar with the Middle East or its history and culture, Elizabeth lives in the rural tribal settlement of El Nahra among the El.

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Fernea - Guests of the Sheik - NOTES - Guests of the Sheik background -set inmostly the year - ie. one year before a revolution, land reform, dismantling of the feudal system of landed sheiks - El Nahra: mostly Shia, or Shi'ite - Spelling details - today the preferred spelling is "Muslim", not "Moslem" - Arabic uses a different alphabet, so many Arabic words and names are.

expected to give hospitality for 3 days for guests political mediator suppose to look out for its tribesman when it came to gov't issues- conflict resolution asked to distribute alms on behalf of another to be chosen to be a sheik- your family is passed down being a mullah is a honor of prestige.

Guests of the Sheik brings into existence a skillfully written text that represents women life in an Iraqi village in the s. It tells the reader about the events of an experience happened to an American ethnographer. Elizabeth Warnock Fernea. Book Review: Guests of the Sheik: An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village In the 's, American writer Elizabeth Warnock Fernea spent the first two years of her marriage to fellow-American Bob Fernea, an anthropologist, in El Nahra, a small village in Southern Iraq as guests of the Shiek of the tribe.

This book is a personal narrative about life. This book, suggested to me by a professor, was absolutely engrossing. "BJ" Fernea is newly married and accompanying her anthropologist husband Bob from Chicago to the conservative shiite muslim village of El Nahra, where she spends about years in the late 50's living, as the native women do, in purdah, veiled from head to foot and almost completely segregated from by:   After writing Guests of the Sheik, her first book, Professor Fernea wrote The Arab World with Robert Fernea, as well as books about Egypt and Morocco.

She also made five films about the lives of Arab women. She dies in Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. out of 5. 69 customer s: Guests of the Sheik Elizabeth Warnock Fernea. Save Download. Enjoy this free preview Unlock all 30 pages of this Study Guide by subscribing today. Get started.

Summary. Chapter Summaries & Analyses. Part 1, Introduction-Chapter 8. Part 2, Chapters Part 3, Chapters Part 4, Chapters Elizabeth Warnock Fernea (Octo – December 2, ) was an influential writer and filmmaker who spent much of her life in the field producing numerous ethnographies and films that capture the struggles and turmoil of African and Middle Eastern cultures.

Her husband, the anthropologist Robert A. Fernea, was a large influence in her life. Fernea is commonly regarded as a pioneer.

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rst encouraged me to write Guests of the Sheik. His interest and his intellectual honesty helped me face the realities of living in El Nahra and, later, of trying to shape that experience into the book which follows.APA Citation.

Fernea, E. W. (). Guests of the Sheik: An ethnography of an Iraqi village (Anchor books ed.). Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor books. Chicago Style Citation.The book Guests of the Sheik is just that, but more.

An American woman, (Elizabeth Fernea) travels to a completely foreign land, not known at all to her and experiences the culture first hand. She is at first willing, since her husband, Bob, had no choice and his job permitted him to do so (in moving to a completely new country).