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Title Arabic thought beyond the liberal age : towards an intellectual history of the Nahda / edited by Jens Hanssen, University of Toronto, and Max Weiss, Princeton University
Published Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 437 pages.)
Contents General introduction: Time, language, mind and freedom : the Arabic Nahda in four words / Jens Hanssen and Max Weiss -- Part I. The Legacies of Albert Hourani -- Albert Hourani and the making of modern Middle East studies in the English-speaking world : a personal memoir / Roger Owen -- Albert's world : historicism, liberal imperialism and the struggle for Palestine, 1936-48 / Jens Hanssen -- Part II. The Expansion of the Political Imagination -- Debating political community in the age of reform, rebellion and empire, 1780-1820 / Dina Rizk Khoury -- The question of the Ottoman caliphate in global Muslim political thought, 1774-1914 / Cemil Aydin -- From rule of law to constitutionalism : Arab political thought in its Ottoman context, 1808-1908 / Thomas Philipp -- Part III. Means and Ends of the Nahda Experiment -- Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq (1804-87) : the quest for another modernity / Fawwaz Traboulsi -- Liberal thought and the "problem" of women : 1890s Cairo / Marilyn Booth -- "Illiberal" thought in the liberal age : Yusuf al-Nabhani (1849-1932), dream-stories and the polemics against the modern era / Amal Ghazal -- Part IV. The Persistence of the Nahda -- Participation and critique : Arab intellectuals respond to the "Ottoman revolution" / Thomas Philipp -- Men of capital : making money, making nation in Palestine / Sherene Seikaly -- The demise of "the Liberal age"? : 'Abbas Mahmud al-'Aqqad and Egyptian responses to Fascism during World War II / Israel Gershoni -- Part V. The Afterlives of the Nahda in Comparative Perspective -- Indian and Arabic thought in the liberal age / C.A. Bayly -- The autumn of the Nahda in light of the Arab Spring : some figures in the carpet / Leyla Dakhli -- Epilogue: The Legacies of Arabic Thought in the Liberal Age / Rashid Khalidi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Social change -- Arab countries -- History.
Muslims -- Arab countries -- Intellectual life.
Intellectuals -- Arab countries -- Biography.
Liberalism -- Arab countries -- History.
Political science -- Arab countries -- History.
Politics and literature -- Arab countries -- History.
Arab countries -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Arab countries -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Arab countries -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Arab countries -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Hanssen, Jens, editor
Weiss, Max, 1977- editor
ISBN 9781316656341 (electronic bk.)
1316656349 (electronic bk.)