E–book [Living With Djinns Understanding and Dealing With the Invisible in Cairo]

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Living With Djinns Understanding and Dealing With the Invisible in Cairo

Summary ó Living With Djinns Understanding and Dealing With the Invisible in Cairo 102 Characters Living With Djinns Understanding and Dealing With the Invisible in Cairo Orytelling in Egyptian society and recounts first hand experiences of djinns and possession in this uniue ethnographic studyBarbara Drieskens is an urban anthropologist and an assistant visiting professor at the American University of Beirut Her present research in Beirut focuses on the issues of freedom and social control She is the co editor of Cities of the South Citizenship and Exclusion in the 21st Century Sa.

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Summary ó Living With Djinns Understanding and Dealing With the Invisible in Cairo 102 Characters Living With Djinns Understanding and Dealing With the Invisible in Cairo The djinn is an invisible spirit with a will of its own that may hide in the bathroom lurk in dark alleys or under staircases to seep through the pores of its victims and possess them Djinns have long been an explanation for illness and misfortune and an excuse for unconventional behaviourBarbara Drieskens has conducted extensive research among lower middle class families in Cairo today to see how modern Egyptians.

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Summary ó Living With Djinns Understanding and Dealing With the Invisible in Cairo 102 Characters Living With Djinns Understanding and Dealing With the Invisible in Cairo Make a place for these ancient beings in their busy lives She recounts the impact of djinns on both men and women as these spirits are not restricted or do not restrict themselves to the domestic world of womenGiven that djinns can be anywhere – within the body of the possessed or anywhere outside them – Drieskens pays particular attention to concepts of person and space She also explores the importance of st.


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    Barbara Drieskens Ä 2 Summary Download ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ä Barbara Drieskens Characters Living With Djinns Understanding and Dealing With the Invisible in Cairo This book is a rather strange combination of really interesting information and a really dry and somewhat dull tone and that's a bit of a shame Because the subjects she discusses are fascinating the detail she gives is impressive and Drieskens is approaching it from a very personal perspective it feels like it could and should be a somewhat livelier read It seems almost as if she is holding back to prevent it from coming across

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    Characters Living With Djinns Understanding and Dealing With the Invisible in Cairo E–book [Living With Djinns Understanding and Dealing With the Invisible in Cairo] Only on page 18 but already a fascinating look at the culture and encounters with Djinns

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  • Hardcover
  • 266
  • Living With Djinns Understanding and Dealing With the Invisible in Cairo
  • Barbara Drieskens
  • English
  • 11 March 2018
  • 9780863566950