Cosmopolitanism, Identity and Authenticity in the Middle East / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$57.31
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$43.42
(Save 28%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $44.62
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 26%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (6) from $44.62   
  • New (2) from $55.16   
  • Used (4) from $44.62   

Overview

Presents the views of leading Arab intellectuals from countries from Morocco to the Gulf who discuss their own personal and professional perspectives on cosmopolitanism in the Middle East.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780700710560
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/26/1999
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 250
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgements
List of contributors
Introduction 1
Pt. I Cosmopolitanism in the Middle East
1 Cosmopolitanism and the Middle East 15
2 Cosmopolitanism: assumed alienation 35
Pt. II Personal itineraries
3 From an Islamic upbringing to a cosmopolitan perspective: a personal odyssey 43
4 From localism to cosmopolitanism: a Bahreini perspective 55
5 The cultural impact of the left in Syria and Palestine: a personal view 61
Pt. III Modernist Islam, cosmopolitanism and authenticity
6 The modernisation of Islam or the Islamisation of modernity 71
7 Islamism: modernisation of Islam or Islamisation of knowledge 87
8 Islamic movements and authenticity: barriers to development 103
9 Authenticity, modernity and the Islamic movement in Tunisia 115
10 Towards an objective, relative and rational Islamic discourse 129
Pt. IV Nationalism, cosmopolitanism and authenticity
11 Universality, modernity and identity: the case of Morocco 145
12 Cosmopolitanism and cultural specificity: the case of Jordan 159
13 The Egyptian national identity and pan-Arabism: variations and generations 171
14 Cosmopolitanism and cultural autarky in Egypt 183
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)