The Arab World - The Bonds of Pride

Media: VHS
Author/Director: Bill Moyers
Language: Arabic

This program explores the nature of the Arab identity and the main culutral ties that hold the arab world together - language, the Koran, historical vision, literature and poetry, and humor. Cultural diversity amond various Arab groups is examined, along with the role of women in Islamic society. Methods of education - the ancient Arab technique stressing memory versus more modern methods introduced during the period of European colonization - are compared.

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MTLC ID: 1200