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À la recherche d'une modernité arabe

Silvia Naef - À la recherche d\'une modernité arabe
Reissue of a primordial work in the history of the art of the countries of North Africa and West Asia, a major reflection on the artistic currents of the Arab world in the twentieth century which responds more than ever, twenty-five years after its first publication, to the need to decolonize the knowledge.
New edition of the book published in 1996 by Slatkine (Geneva), out of print.
Silvia Naef is a full professor at the Arabic Studies Section of the University of Geneva since 2006, where she obtained her Ph.D. in 1993 with a thesis on modern art in the Arab world (published in 1996). As a postdoctoral scholar, she worked on Shia in Iraq and Lebanon and their relation to left-wing ideologie. Her researches focus on modern art, visual representations and images, as well as in gender issues in the Arab and Islamic world.
Introduction by Silvia Naef.
Preface by Etel Adnan.

Graphic design: Elie Colistro.
2023 (publication expected by 3rd quarter)
French edition
17 × 24 cm (softcover)
456 pages (ill.)

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