Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2013.
xv, 293 pages : illustrations, maps
Formatted Contents Note
The disorders of a new order : the Levant in the long 18th-century A barber at the gate : a social and intellectual biography "Cheap" monumentality : the nouveau literates and their texts Authority and history : the genealogy of the Levantine 18th-century contemporary chronicle A room of his own : the "history" of the barber of Damascus Cutting the barber's tale : the afterlives of a history Conclusion : from nouveau literacy to print journalism.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.