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By Jens Hanssen,Max Weiss

what's the courting among notion and perform within the domain names of language, literature and politics? is believed the single typical through which to degree highbrow background? How did Arab intellectuals swap and impact political, social, cultural and fiscal advancements from the eighteenth to the 20 th centuries? This quantity bargains a primary overhaul and revival of contemporary Arab highbrow heritage. utilizing Hourani's Arabic idea within the Liberal Age, 1798–1939 (Cambridge, 1962) as a place to begin, it reassesses Arabic cultural construction and political notion within the mild of present scholarship and extends the research past Napoleon's invasion of Egypt and the outbreak of global conflict II. The chapters supply a mix of broad-stroke background at the development of 'the Muslim world', and the emergence of the guideline of legislation and constitutionalism within the Ottoman empire, in addition to case stories on person Arab intellectuals that remove darkness from the transformation of recent Arabic thought.

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