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The Arabs

Thomas Kiernan

The Arabs

their history, aims and challenge to the industrialized world.

by Thomas Kiernan

  • 22 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Abacus in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL21322885M
ISBN 100349120935
OCLC/WorldCa255150457

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In this definitive history of the modern Arab world, award-winning historian Eugene Rogan draws extensively on Arab sources and texts to place the Arab experience in its crucial historical context for the first time.

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A riveting, comprehensive history of the Arab peoples and tribes that explores the role of language as a cultural touchstone This kaleidoscopic book /5(15). This book addresses the very broad topic of the history of the Arabs from the conquest of Egypt by the Ottomans () to the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.

(The edition I had included an updated postscript that touched upon the Arab Spring briefly.) The book is an accomplishment in terms of research and scope; I certainly learned a lot/5.

The information about Arabs shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication.

If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. Oct 30,  · The Arabs: A History. by Eugene Rogan pp, Allen Lane, £ Early on in his book Eugene Rogan, who teaches the modern history of the Middle East. The Arabs have their own customs, language, architecture, art, literature, music, dance, media, cuisine, dress, society, sports and mythology.

The total number of Arabs are an estimated million. Arabs are a diverse group in terms of religious affiliations and practices. In the pre-Islamic era, most Arabs followed polytheistic dwroleplay.xyz: to million people of North African (Arab or.

This book starts with the Ottoman Empire and spends as much of the first half of the book on the Ottomans and the Arabs. The second half of the book covers more recent events which are well covered in numerous texts.

2 people found this helpful Overall 4 out of 5 stars. Arabs, A 3,Year History review: Too narrow in its focus. This is a sad book. Tim Mackintosh-Smith is a distinguished scholar of Arabic language, literature and culture, and a long-term.

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Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People is a documentary film directed by Sut Jhally and produced by Media Education Foundation in This film is an extension of the book of the same name by Jack Shaheen, which also analyzes how Hollywood corrupts or manipulates the image of Arabs.

Documentary analyses films that have Arab and Muslim characters, produced between to Music by: Simon Shaheen.

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“That last wave,” writes the author, “is still breaking now.” Throughout this impressive book, Mackintosh-Smith grapples with coexisting “rationalities” of Arab history: the “settled” society, or the civil polity where people lived together in a town; and the Bedouin or nomadic tradition.

With little written history, but a whole lot of oral tradition, its little wonder that Tim has taken writing about the Arabs focusing on their language and cultural traditions, which makes this book very unique.

The Arabs have pretty much maintained their rich tribal culture of raiding and pillaging through the pre-Islamic era to the modern /5(33).

Jun 26,  · Book Review: 'When We Were Arabs' Is A Nostalgic Celebration Of A Rich, Diverse Heritage Author Massoud Hayoun has Moroccan, Egyptian and Tunisian heritage — and is also Jewish. He weaves in his. "Reel Bad Arabs: how Hollywood vilifies a people" is a fascinating book which took decades to complete.

The author identifies and analyzes over 1, Hollywood films which vilify Arabs, some in the lost heinous way possible. Disgusting when you become aware of the trend that has lasted over years in film/5. Apr 30,  · Arabs by Tim Mackintosh-Smith has an overall rating of Rave based on 6 book reviews.4/4(6).

Arabs A 3,year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires (Book): Mackintosh-Smith, Tim: This kaleidoscopic book covers almost 3, years of Arab history and shines a light on the footloose Arab peoples and tribes who conquered lands and disseminated their language and culture over vast distances.

Tracing this process to the origins of the Arabic language, rather than the advent of Islam. I tried to find a book which would give me more detail of the prelude, rise and explosive expansion of early Islam, this book fitted perfectly with what I was looking for.

The latter periods were also very interesting but I feel that the account of pre CE Arabs was the strongest part of the book. 1 person found this helpful. Jan 01,  · Reel bad Arabs: how Hollywood vilifies a people User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Shaheen (mass communication, Southern Illinois Univ.; Arab and Muslim Stereotypes in American Popular Culture) has written a meticulous, passionate, and very articulate description of. Jan 18,  · History of The Arabs - Philip K. Hitti Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

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the Arabs set the rules for the rest of the world. Today, however, the Arab world's sense of subjection to external powers carries vast consequences for both the region and Westerners who attempt to control it.

Updated with a new epilogue, The Arabs is an invaluable. Arab, one whose native language is Arabic. In modern usage, it embraces any of the Arabic-speaking peoples living in the vast region from Mauritania, on the Atlantic coast of Africa, to southwestern Iran, including the entire Maghrib of North Africa, Egypt and Sudan, the Arabian Peninsula, and Syria and Iraq.

History of the Arabs is a book written by Philip Khuri Hitti and was first published in Hitti spent 10 years writing this book. According to Hitti's own account, in the editor Daniel Macmillan, the brother of Harold Macmillan, wrote to Philip Hitti asking him to write a history of the Arabs.

The information about The New Arabs shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication.

If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. This book studies the Arabic-Islamic view of Byzantium, tracing the Byzantine image as it evolved through centuries of warfare, contact, and exchanges.

Including previously inaccessible material on the Arabic textual tradition on Byzantium, this investigation shows the significance of Byzantium to the Arab Muslim establishment and their appreciation of various facets of Byzantine culture and /5(2).

In Arabs at War, Council Senior Book Foreign policy analyses written by CFR fellows and published by the trade presses, academic presses, or the Council on Foreign Relations Press.

Jan 04,  · When We Were Arabs, book cover and author's portrait (Inside Arabia Photo by Sara Quindlen) “The colonizers envisioned family trees in which Jewish Arabs became progressively less Arab with each generation, and imposed policies to that effect. This truly monumental book is a corrective to Michel Foucault’s History of Sexuality that inexplicably omitted the role played by the cultural effects of colonial systems on conceptions and constructions of sexuality Desiring Arabs is an epoch-making book.”--Marnia Lazreg, Arab Studies Journal.

The internationally bestselling definitive history of the Arab world, named a best book of the year by the Financial Times, the Economist, and the Atlantic — now updated to cover the latest developments in the Middle East In this groundbreaking and comprehensive account of the Middle East, award-winning historian Eugene Rogan draws extensively on five centuries of Arab sources to place the 4/5.

Arabs and Empires before Islam collates nearly translated extracts from an extensive array of ancient sources which, from a variety of different perspectives, illuminate the history of the Arabs before the emergence of Islam.

Drawn from a broad period between the eighth century BC and theMiddle Ages, the sources include texts written in Greek, Latin, Syriac, Persian, and Arabic. Area: This entry includes three subfields. Total area is the sum of all land and water areas delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines.

Land area is the aggregate of all surfaces delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines, excluding inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers).

Mar 13,  · The Arabs had some knowledge of their forefathers one or two centuries before the beginnings of Islam, just as the Book of Genesis has preserved a number of the traditions prevalent in Israel concerning their racial ancestors prior to the formation of their religion and nationhood.4/5(1).

Dec 18,  · The Arab World in Books Ursula Lindsey / 18 Dec In his latest book, Shehadeh, a Palestinian lawyer and author who lives in Ramallah, reflects on his relationships and encounters with Israelis, and particularly on one friendship that has survived the past 40 years.

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"Although Mackintosh-Smith's book is perfectly scholarly, it is not a dutiful plod through a succession of slaughtered sultans and viziers or a tallying of gains and losses in forgotten battles in unpronounceable places. On the contrary, Arabs keeps throwing out brilliant insights, like sparks from a Catherine wheel."-Robert Irwin, Literary Review.

Arabs tend to see the world and events as isolated incidents, snapshots, and particular moments in time. Westerners tend to look for unifying concepts whereas Arabs focus on parts, rather than on the whole. FAITH. Arabs usually believe that many, if not all, things in life are controlled by the will of God (fate) rather than by human beings.

The Arab conquests: 7th century: One of the most dramatic and sudden movements of any people in history is the expansion, by conquest, of the Arabs in the 7th century (only the example of the Mongols in the 13th century can match it).

The desert tribesmen of Arabia form the bulk of the Muslim dwroleplay.xyz natural ferocity and love of warfare, together with the sense of moral rectitude provided. Feb 12,  · The Arabs: A History by Eugene Rogan I bought this book after attending a talk by the author at the Oxford Literary Festival.

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These themes - family, religion, Arabism and power - track an experience very different to our own. They illuminate the Arabs' values and aspirations, the dilemmas they face.