Redefining the Egyptian Nation, 1930-1945 (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
300
Utgivningsdatum
2002-08-01
Upplaga
New e.
Förlag
Cambridge University Press
Medarbetare
Jankowski, James P.
Illustrationer
2d.
Volymtitel
Series Number 2 Redefining the Egyptian Nation, 1930-1945
Dimensioner
229 x 154 x 19 mm
Vikt
454 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
2:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on Creme w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780521523301
Redefining the Egyptian Nation, 1930-1945 (häftad)

Redefining the Egyptian Nation, 1930-1945

Häftad Engelska, 2002-08-01
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The authors examine the emergence of nationalism among the Egyptian middle class during the 1930s and 1940s, and its growing awareness of an Arab and Muslim identity. Previously Egypt did not define itself in these terms, but adopted a territorial and isolationist outlook. It is the revolutionary transformation in Egyptian self-understanding which took place during this period that provides the focus of this study. The authors demonstrate how the growth of an urban middle class, combined with economic and political failures in the 1930s, eroded the foundations of the earlier order. Alongside domestic events, the momentum of Arabism abroad and the impact of events in Palestine, necessitated Egyptian regional involvement. Egypt's present position as a major player in Arab, Muslim and Third World affairs has its roots in the fundamental transition of Egyptian national identity at this time.
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"...a sophisticated, massively researched, and remarkable original study of Egypt in the 1930's and early 1940's from which all students of modern history can benefit." American Historical Review

"...this is a very well written book, theoretically well-informed, with a distinguished conceptual clarity supported by empirical evidence." Digest of Middle East Studies

"Gershoni and Jankowski find gold in the periodicals and books of the time; through extensive reading, they succeed in providing, as they call it, "an essay in Egyptian self-understanding." Middle-East Quarterly

"...a useful work for anyone interested in the military history of the Middle East." The NYMAS Newsletter

"...this is a well-organized and coherently argued study." Briton C. Busch, Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism

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Innehållsförteckning

1. The roots of supra-Egyptian nationalism in modern Egypt; Part I. The Intellectual Formulation and Social Dissemination of New Supra-Egyptian Orientations and Ideologies: 2. 'Now is the turn of the East': Egyptian Easternism in the 1930s; 3. 'The return of Islam': the new Islamic mood in Egypt; 4. Egyptian Islamic nationalism; 5. Integral Egyptian nationalism; 6. Egyptian Arab nationalism; Part II. Supra-Egyptianism in Egyptian Politics: 7. Egypt, Arab alliance, and Islamic Caliphate, 1936-1939; 8. Palestine, public opinion, and Egyptian policy, 1936-1939; 9. The road to the Arab League, 1939-1945; l0. Conclusion: from Egyptian territorial to supra-Egyptian nationalism.