Redefining the Egyptian Nation, 1930 1945
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BeschreibungThe emergence of nationalism redefined Egyptian identity. This book shows how the growth of an urban middle class, combined with political failures in the 1930s, eroded the earlier territorial and isolationist order.
Inhaltsverzeichnis1. 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.
Pressestimmen"...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
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Middle East Studies'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2005
Seitenanzahl: 300 Seiten