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Author Meneley, Anne.

Title Tournaments of value : sociability and hierarchy in a Yemeni town / Anne Meneley.

Published Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [1996]
©1996

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.4095335 MENE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 216 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Series Anthropological horizons ; 9.
Anthropological horizons ; 9.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Going Out in Zabid -- 2. Tournaments of Value -- 3. The Bayt: Family and Household -- 4. Achieving Virtue through Modesty -- 5. Distinction and Display in the Visiting Scene -- 6. Moments of Consequence: Weddings and Mourning Ceremonies -- 7. Personhood, Emotion, and Hierarchy -- 8. Moral Worth and Piety in Everyday Life -- Conclusion: The Rise and Fall of Families.
Subject Women -- Yemen (Republic) -- Zabīd -- Social conditions.
Social interaction -- Yemen (Republic) -- Zabīd.
Social status -- Yemen (Republic) -- Zabīd.
Zabīd (Yemen) -- Social conditions.
ISBN 0802008836 (bound)
0802078680 (paperback)