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By Alex Lubin,Marwan M. Kraidy

within the box of yankee stories, recognition is moving to the lengthy historical past of U.S. engagement with the center East, specially within the aftermath of conflict in Iraq and within the context of contemporary Arab uprisings in protest opposed to financial inequality, social discrimination, and political repression. right here, Alex Lubin and Marwan M. Kraidy curate a brand new selection of essays that specializes in the cultural politics of America's entanglement with the center East and North Africa, creating a the most important intervention within the growing to be subfield of transnational American stories. that includes a various checklist of members from the us, the Arab global, and past, American experiences Encounters the center East analyzes Arab-American kin via taking a look at the conflict on Terror, popular culture, and the effect of the yankee hegemony in a time of revolution.

Contributors comprise Christina Moreno Almeida, Ashley Dawson, Brian T. Edwards, Waleed Hazbun, Craig Jones, Osamah Khalil, Mounira Soliman, Helga Tawil-Souri, Judith E. Tucker, Adam John Waterman, and Rayya El Zein.

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