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Author Zerubavel, Yael, author.

Title Desert in the promised land / Yael Zerubavel.

Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  956.949 ZERU    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for UniM Bail on 08-02-2019.
Physical description xii, 346 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Series Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Desert as historical metaphor -- The desert mystique -- Desert as the counter-place -- The Negev frontier -- The Negev Bedouins -- Unsettled landscapes -- The desert and the tourist gaze.
Subject Deserts -- Symbolic aspects -- Israel.
Semiotics -- Israel.
Negev (Israel) -- Symbolic representation.
ISBN 9781503606234 (cloth ; alk. paper)
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