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Arabic Thought Against the Authoritarian Age: Towards an Intellectual History of the Present

edited by Jens Hanssen (University of Toronto), Max Weiss (Princeton University)
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA ; Port Melbourne, VIC, Australia ; New Delhi, India ; Singapore : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Language
English
ISBN
9781107193383, 1107193389, 9781316644195, 1316644197
Contents
  • Introduction : Arabic intellectual history between the postwar postcolonial / Jens Hanssen and Max Weiss
  • Changing the Arab intellectual guard : on the fall of the udaba', 1940-1960 / Yoav Di-Capua
  • Arabic thought in the radical age : Emile Habibi, the israeli Communist Party and the production of Arab Jewish radicalism, 1946-1961 / Orit Bashkin
  • Political praxis in the Gulf : Ahmad al-Khatib and the movement of Arab nationalists, 1948-1969 / Abdel Razzaq Takriti
  • Modernism in translation : poetry and intellectual history in Beirut / Robyn Creswell
  • The specificities of Arab thought : Morocco since the liberal age / Hosam Aboul-Ela
  • Sidelining ideology : Arab theory in the metropole and periphery, circa 1977 / Fadi A. Bardawil
  • Mosaic, melting pot, pressure cooker : the religious, the secular, and the sectarian in modern Syrian social thought / Max Weiss
  • Looking for "the women question" in Algeria and Tunisia : ideas, political language, and female actors before and after independence / Natalya Vince
  • Egyptian workers in the liberal age and beyond / Joel Beinin
  • Reviving Qasim Amin, redeeming women's liberation / Ellen Mclarney
  • Turath as critique : Hassan Hanafi on the modern Arabic subject / Yasmeen Daifallah
  • Summoning the spirit of enlightenment : on the nahda revival in qadaya wa-shahadat / Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab
  • Revolution as ready-made / Negar Azimi
  • For a third nahda / Elias Khoury ; translated by Max Weiss with Jens Hanssen
  • Where are the intellectuals in the Syrian revolution? / Rosa Yasin Hasan ; translated by Max Weiss
  • The intellectuals and the revolution in Syria / Yassin al-Haj Saleh ; translated by Max Weiss.
Description
xiv, 441 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 380-427) and index.
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