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By Jens Hanssen,Max Weiss

ISBN-10: 1107136334

ISBN-13: 9781107136335

what's the dating among proposal and perform within the domain names of language, literature and politics? is believed the single typical wherein to degree highbrow background? How did Arab intellectuals swap and impact political, social, cultural and monetary advancements from the eighteenth to the 20 th centuries? This quantity bargains a primary overhaul and revival of contemporary Arab highbrow heritage. utilizing Hourani's Arabic notion within the Liberal Age, 1798–1939 (Cambridge, 1962) as a kick off point, it reassesses Arabic cultural construction and political concept within the mild of present scholarship and extends the research past Napoleon's invasion of Egypt and the outbreak of worldwide conflict II. The chapters provide a mix of broad-stroke background at the development of 'the Muslim world', and the emergence of the guideline of legislations and constitutionalism within the Ottoman empire, in addition to case experiences on person Arab intellectuals that light up the transformation of contemporary Arabic thought.

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