Examining history not as it was recorded, but as it is remembered, An Incurable Past contextualizes the classist and deeply disappointing post-Nasserist period that has inspired today’s Egyptian revolutionaries.
Provides a historical and theoretical overview of the subject from the 1940s through today. Shabout recognizes the important distinction between Arabic art and Islamic art. With 32 color plates and 40 b&w photos.
By tracing the cultural production of the Kabyle people--their songs, oral traditions, and literature--from the early 1930s to the end of the twentieth century, Fazia Aïtel shows how they have defined their own culture over time, both within Algeria and in its diaspora.