Arab History and the Nation-State: A Study in Modern Arab by Youssef M. Choueiri

By Youssef M. Choueiri

The research of Arab historiography and of the emergence of the Arab countryside as an item of old remedy is an issue of substantial present curiosity. regardless of its value, no educational paintings has handled this topic as a massive preoccupation of Arab historians and intellectuals. This publication, first released in 1989, discusses the improvement of contemporary Arab historiography and its learn of the geographical region within the 19th century, and analyses the paintings of 3 modern Arab historians from Egypt, the Lebanon and Morocco. a tremendous and hugely readable account, it reaffirms the significance of historiography and proposes a revision of the style within which glossy Arab concept has hitherto been labeled and interpreted.

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