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Author El Shakry, Omnia S., 1970-
Title The great social laboratory : subjects of knowledge in colonial and postcolonial Egypt / Omnia El Shakry
Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2007
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 人文社會聯圖  H62.5.E3 E4 2007    AVAILABLE    30610020265757
 Ethnology Library  H62.5.E3 E4 2007    AVAILABLE    30520020681822
Descript xii, 328 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-318) and index
Introduction: Colonialism, nationalism, and knowledge production -- The anthropology of the modern Egyptians : from the fin-de-siècle to the Second World War -- The ethnographic moment -- Anthropology's indigenous interlocutors : race and Egyptian nationalism -- From ethnographic realism to social engineering : the problem of the peasantry, 1925-1945 -- The painting of rural life -- Rural reconstruction : the "road to a new sanitary life" -- The problem of population, 1925-1945 -- Barren land and fecund bodies : the emergence of population discourse in interwar Egypt -- Body politics : gender, reproduction, and modernity -- The revolutionary moment -- Etatism : theorizing Egypt's 1952 revolution
Subject Social sciences -- Study and teaching -- Egypt -- History -- 19th century
Social sciences -- Study and teaching -- Egypt -- History -- 20th century
Social sciences -- Research -- Egypt
Egypt -- Intellectual life -- 19th century
Egypt -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
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