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Representations of rituals and rituals in context
It is a tragic irony that one of the most troubled areas of the world is also the cradle of Western civilization: the Middle East. Despite its turbulent present, there are scholars who know that there is much to learn about the region and its cultures by studying its exalted past. One of those scholars is Allison Thomason, a professor in the depart...