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Pyramids & nightclubs : a travel ethnography of Arab and Western imaginations of Egypt, from King Tut and a colony of Atlantis to rumors of sex orgies, urban legends about a marauding prince, and blonde belly dancers
An ethnography of Arab and Western tourism in Egypt that explores nationalism, identity, gender, class, and labor migration.
Introduction: From the Pyramids to the Nightclubs of Pyramids Road -- Ch. 1. Ethics and Methodology of a Transnational Anthropology -- Ch. 2. Buried Treasure -- Ch. 3. Atlantis and Red Mercury -- Ch. 4. Sex Orgies, a Marauding Prince, and Other Rumors about Gulf Tourism -- Ch. 5. Transnational Dating -- Ch. 6. Palimpsest, Excavation, Graffiti, Simulacra: An Ethnography of the Idea of Egypt.