Rethinking Nationalism in the Arab Middle East / Edition 1

Rethinking Nationalism in the Arab Middle East / Edition 1

by James Jankowski
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0231106955

ISBN-13: 9780231106955

Pub. Date: 09/22/1997

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Today's discourse on nationalism is engaged by dynamic theoretical models derived from studies in literary criticism, cultural anthropology, socioeconomics, and psychology. This is the first book of its kind to apply this new theoretical framework to the Arab Middle East, with essays by Beth Baron, Fred Halliday, Rashid Khalidi, and Emmanuel Sivan.

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Today's discourse on nationalism is engaged by dynamic theoretical models derived from studies in literary criticism, cultural anthropology, socioeconomics, and psychology. This is the first book of its kind to apply this new theoretical framework to the Arab Middle East, with essays by Beth Baron, Fred Halliday, Rashid Khalidi, and Emmanuel Sivan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231106955
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
09/22/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.83(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

AcknowledgmentsIntroduction, by Israel Gershoni and James JankowskiPart I. Narrativity I: Mechanics of Historiography: How Academics Construct Nationalist History1. Rethinking the Formation of Arab Nationalism in the Middle East, 1920–1945: Old and New Narratives, by Israel Gershoni2. The Formation of Yemeni Nationalism: Initial Reflections, by Fred Halliday3. The Tropes of Stagnation and Awakening in Nationalist Historical Consciousness: The Egyptian Case, by Gabriel PiterbergPart II. Narrativity II: Mechanics of Ideology: How Nationalists Construct Nationalist History4. The Arab Nationalism of George Antonius Reconsidered, by William L. Cleveland5. The Imposition of Nationalism on a Non-Nation State: The Case of Iraq During the Interwar Period, 1921–1941, by Reeva S. Simon6. Nationalist Iconography: Egypt as a Woman, by Beth BaronPart III. Discursive Competitions: The Interplay of Rival Nationalist Visions7. Nationalizing the Pharaonic Past: Egyptology, Imperialism, and Egyptian Nationalism, 1922–1952, by Donald M. Reid8. Arab Nationalism in "Nasserism" and Egyptian State Policy, 1952–1958, by James JankowskiPart IV. Polycentrism9. The Formation of Palestinian Identity: The Critical Years, 1917–1923, by Rashid Khalidi10. The Palestinians: Tensions Between Nationalist and Religious Identities, by Musa Budeiri11. Arab Nationalism in the Age of the Islamic Resurgence, by Emmanuel SivanPart V. Nationalist Diffusion from the Bottom Up: Other Voices12. The Other Arab Nationalism: Syrian/Arab Populism in Its Historical and International Contexts, by James L. Gelvin13. Arab Workers and Arab Nationalism in Palestine: A View from Below, by Zachary Lockman14. The Paradoxical in Arab Nationalism: Interwar Syria Revisited, by Philip S. KhouryNotesGlossary of Arabic TermsWorks Cited in the TextContributorsIndex

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