- Outlines an anthropology for the 21st century that focuses on the myriad connections between peoples—especially the critical intercultural dialogues between the cultures of the East and the West
- Takes an historical and ethnographic approach to studying the intermingling of Arab peoples and the West.
- Demonstrates how cultural exchange between the East and West is a two-way process
- Presents an anthropological perspective on issues such as religious fundamentalism, the lives of women and children, notions of violence and order
Keywords: General & Introductory Anthropology