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Title Liberal thought in the Eastern Mediterranean : late 19th century until the 1960s / edited by Christoph Schumann
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 335 pages)
Series Social, economic, and political studies of the Middle East and Asia, 1385-3376 ; v. 104
Social, economic, and political studies of the Middle East and Asia ; v. 104
Contents Introduction / Christoph Schumann -- Part one : the impact of the west : mission, mandate, and education -- Part two : constitutionalism, revolution, and liberal thought -- Part three : liberal thought and its ambivalences
Summary "This volume analyzes liberal thought in the Eastern Mediterranean since the late nineteenth century, highlighting its long-term and ongoing influence, and challenging the conventional wisdom that liberalism has no legitimate place in the region's intellectual discourse."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Arab nationalism.
Civilization, Arab -- Western influences.
Liberalism -- Arab countries.
Mandates -- Arab countries.
Secularism -- Turkey.
Arab countries -- Intellectual life.
Arab countries -- Politics and government.
Form Electronic book
Author Schumann, Christoph, 1969-2013.
LC no. 2008025529
ISBN 128260242X
9047442245 (electronic bk.)
9789047442240 (electronic bk.)