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Jurji Zaidan and the Foundations of Arab Nationalism

A Study by Thomas Philipp

Cloth $49.95s    |    978-0-8156-3358-7    |    2014

ebook 978-0-8156-5271-7

"A major contribution not only to the regrettably small library of works devoted to the career of Jurji Zaidan, but also an important addition to the rapidly developing collection of careful studies that re-examine the parameters of the nineteenthcentury cultural movement known by the Arabic term ‘al-nahdah,’ best translated as ‘revival.’ "—Roger Allen, author of An Introduction to Arabic Literature

"As a popular science writer, author of many well-known novels, and part of a generation of Arab public moralists that came of age in the late nineteenth century, Zaidan offers a unique case study of the life and times of an Ottoman intellectual and Arabic populizer."—Marwa Elshakry, associate professor of history, Columbia University

  Jurji Zaidan and the Foundations of Arab Nationalism

  Thomas Philipp retired in 2008 from the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen- Nürnberg, where he taught modern history and politics of the Middle East for twenty years. Among other publications, he is the author of Acre: The Rise and Fall of a Palestinian City, 1730–1831.

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6 x 9, 432 pages, 2 black-and-white illustrations, notes, bibliography, glossary, index

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