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The ugly American in the Arab mind

Mohamed El-Bendary

The ugly American in the Arab mind

why do Arabs resent America?

by Mohamed El-Bendary

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Published by Potomac Books in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anti-Americanism,
  • Arab Foreign public opinion,
  • Foreign relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMohamed El-Bendary
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS63.2.U5 E6 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24857977M
    ISBN 109781597976732
    LC Control Number2011019990

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An “Arab” person comes from the Middle East, so the term describes a race. A “Muslim” can from anywhere and practices Islam, so the term describes a religious belief. (For more information on this, click here).The media lumps these two groups together, which makes it so the stereotypes of one group becomes the identifier of the other.

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