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The Perils of Joy
Contesting Mulid Festivals in Contemporary Egypt

Samuli Schielke

Cloth $45.00s    |    978-0-8156-3300-6    |    2012

"This well-focused study unfolds along multiple lines of investigation ranging from diverse ways of experiencing the festival itself through variously couched denunciations of mulids, and attempts to reform them."—Ann G. Gold, author of A Carnival of Parting

  The Perils of Joy

  Samuli Schielke is a research fellow at the Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO) in Berlin, Germany. He has published articles in American Ethnologist, the Journal for Islamic Studies, Contemporary Islam, and the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.

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6 x 9, 296 pages, 19 black-and-white illustrations, glossary, notes, bibliography, index

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