The Modern Middle East: Revised Edition / Edition 2

The Modern Middle East: Revised Edition / Edition 2

by Albert H. Hourani
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1860649637

ISBN-13: 9781860649639

Pub. Date: 03/04/2004

Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited

This reader brings together key writings on the modern history of the Middle East by some of the best-known specialists in the field. Covering two centuries of change, from 1789 to the present day, the selection is carefully designed for students and is the only text of its kind available. Fully updated with two new chapters to take into account recent world events

Overview

This reader brings together key writings on the modern history of the Middle East by some of the best-known specialists in the field. Covering two centuries of change, from 1789 to the present day, the selection is carefully designed for students and is the only text of its kind available. Fully updated with two new chapters to take into account recent world events, this book remains of great use to all those with a general interest in the Middle East.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781860649639
Publisher:
I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date:
03/04/2004
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
712
Sales rank:
964,372
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.29(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
• Acknowledgements
• Note on Presentation
• Introduction--Albert Hourani
Part I: Reforming Elites and Changing Relations with Europe, 1789-1918
• Introduction--Mary C. Wilson
• The Ottoman 'Ulema and Westernization in the Time of Selim III and Mahmud II--Uriel Heyd
• Turkish Attitudes Concerning Christian-Muslim Equality in the Nineteenth Century--Roderic H. Davison
• Ottoman Reform and the Politics of Notables--Albert Hourani
• Egypt and Europe: from French Expedition to British Occupation--Roger Owen
• War & Society under the Young Turks, 1908-18--Feroz Ahmad
• Social Change in Persia in the Nineteenth Century--Ann K.S. Lambton
Part II: Transformations in Society & Economy, 1789-1918
• Introduction--Mary C. Wilson
• Middle East Economic Development, 1815-1914: the General and the Secific--Charles Issawi
• The Origins of Private Ownership of Land in Egypt: a Reappraisal--Kenneth M. Cuno
• Decline of the Family Economy in Mid-Nineteenth Century Egypt--Judith Tucker
• Ottoman Women, Households, and textile Manufacturing, 1800-1914--Donald Quataert
• Said Bey--The Everyday Life of an Istanbul Townsman at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century--Paul Dumont
• The Crowd in the Persian Revolution--Ervand Abrahamian
• Cairo--Andre Raymond
Part III: The Construction of Nationalist Ideologies and Politics to the 1950s
• Introduction--Mary C. Wilson
• Religion and Secularism in Turkey--Serif Mardin
• From Ottomanism to Arabism: The Origin of an Ideology--C. Ernest Dawn
• 1919: Labor Upsurge and National Revolution--Joel Beinin & Zachary Lockman
• Syrian Urban Politics in Transition: The Quarters of Damascus during the French Mandate--Philip S. Khoury
• The Role of the Palestinian Peasantry in the Great Revolt--1936-1939--Ted Swedenburg
• Of the Diversity of Iraqis, the Incohesiveness of their Society, and their Progress in the Monarchic Period toward a Consolidated Political Structure-- Hanna Batatu
Part IV: The Middle East Since the Second World War
• Introduction--Mary C. Wilson
• Israel and the Arab Coalition in 1948--Avi Shlaim
• Dilemmas of the Jewish State--David McDowall
• The Strange Career of Pan Arabism--Stephen Humphreys
• Nasser 56/Cairo 96--Joel Gordon
• Iranian Revolutions in Comparative Perspective--Nikki Keddie
• The Crisis of Religious Legitimacy in Iran--Olivier Roy
• Religion, Social Structure and Political Dissent in Saudi Arabia--Mamoun Fandy

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