Creative Insurgency in the Arab World

Marwan M. Kraidy offers a unique viewpoint into the world of communication, insurgency, and the Arab world, providing a synthesis of ideas found nowhere else.

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Using an impressive array of primary data, Marwan M. Kraidy uses his book The Naked Blogger of Cairo: Creative Insurgency in the Arab World to see what similarities he could find within all insurgencies. The Andrew Carnegie Fellow saw that the human body was ubiquitous, as textual metaphor, as visual symbol, and as revolutionary icon.

"Technology publicizes dissent, but the human body is the indispensable medium."

New Texts Out Now: Marwan M. Kraidy, The Naked Blogger of Cairo: Creative Insurgency in the Arab World