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The Arabs, their history and future

Jacques Berque

The Arabs, their history and future

by Jacques Berque

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Published in London, Faber and Faber [1964] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arabs

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination310 p. illus., map. ;
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26567499M

    Literary History of the Arabs book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & 4/5(1).   User Review - Flag as inappropriate This book is seminal in Arab American Studies and a significant contribution to Ethnic Studies. The book is compromised of an excellent introduction by the late Michael Suleiman and twenty chapters, each written by a well-known scholar in the chapters are divided into six sections: profiles of specific communities (with case studies), Arabs 3/5(2).

    ARABIA AND THE ARABS Long before Muhammad preached the religion of Islam, the inhabitants of his native Arabia had played an important role in world history as both merchants and warriors. Arabia and the Arabsprovides the only up-to-date, one-volume survey of the region and its peoples from prehistory to the coming of Islam.   History books Enemies and Neighbours: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, – review “If there is no shared narrative of the past, then let us at least write one of the future.

    Arabs did not feel the change of administration because the Ottomans modeled their rule after the previous Arab administration systems. [citation needed] In , Arab intellectuals and politicians from throughout the Levant formed al-Fatat ("the Young Arab Society"), a small Arab nationalist club, in Paris. Its stated aim was "raising the Missing: future book. Now fully updated to cover the Arab Spring, Eugene Rogan has written an authoritative new history of the Arabs in the modern world. Starting with the Ottoman conquests in the sixteenth century, this landmark book follows the story of the Arabs through the era of European imperialism and the Superpower rivalries of the Cold War, to the present age of unipolar .


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The Arabs: A History, by Eugene Rogan is a scholarly, detailed and oustanding (but eminently readable) review of Arab history from the time of the founding of the Caliphate and the Ottoman Empire in the early s.

The detail is never tedious and Rogan's prose moves very rapidly. The endnotes are by: The Arabs: their history and future. [Jacques Berque; Jean Stewart; H A R Gibb] -- This book is a watershed in the study of the contemporary Middle East by Western man.

It is an exciting book but not one to be read quickly and easily. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

The book does not explain the origins of the Arab people. It simply begins with Ottoman occupation, and continually paints the Arabic people as victims of imperialism and brutal oppression by Western powers. The chapter about the creation of Isreal is titled "The Disaster" and that word is used over and over/5().

Arabs Book Summary: A riveting, comprehensive history of the Arab peoples and tribes that explores the role of language as a cultural touchstone 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.

Eugene Rogan has written an authoritative new history of the Arabs in the modern world. Starting with the Ottoman conquests in the sixteenth century, this landmark book follows the story of the Arabs through the era of European imperialism and the Superpower rivalries of the Cold War, to the present age of unipolar American power.

The book is very ambitious in undertaking to cover the entire period of Arab civilisation, beginning with the Arabian tribes before their unification by Muhammad and his successors, and ending with some of the hotly contested topics of modern Arab s: I chose this book because I think the weight of history and the historical context is really important.

There have been a number of general histories of the Arab world. What Eugene Rogan does in this book is to provide a very well written, comprehensive and general history of the Arab world in modern times. “The English and Their History, by the Professor of French history at Cambridge, Robert Tombs, is a work of supreme intelligence.

In this vigorous, subtle and penetrating book, Tombs defies the proprieties of our politically motivated national history curriculum to rethink and revise notions of national s: Thus, women slaves in the Arab world were often turned into concubines living in harems, and rarely as wives, their children becoming free.

A large number of male slaves and young boys were castrated and turned into eunuchs who kept watch over the harems. Castration was a particularly brutal operation with a survival rate of only 10%. Start your review of The Arabs: Their History, Aims, and Challenge to the Industrialized World Write a review Philip rated it really liked it/5(1).

The Arab of the Future (French: L'Arabe du futur) is a graphic memoir by award-winning French-Syrian cartoonist Riad Sattouf. The work recounts Sattouf's childhood growing up in France, Libya and Syria in the s, 80s, and 90s. You refer to your next book, Taha Hussein’s The Future of Culture in Egypt, as a sombre book, but do you think it is one that is still worth reading?.

Yes, that book was published inand to a large extent the same question that Hussein faced then actually faces Egypt and many other parts of the Arab world today.

The history of Arabia is inextricably tied to the history of Islam. The Prophet Muhammad came from Arabia, and the most important religious centers for Muslims are located in the Arab cities of Mecca and Medina.

However, Arabs already had a history reaching back over one and a half millennia when Muhammad entered the s: 3. The Arab of the Future 3 book.

Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the third installment of the acclaimed series, the Sat. More broadly, they examine Arab American identity, political activism, and attempts by Arab immigrants to achieve respect and recognition in their new homes.

They address both the present situation. Eugene Rogan presents the history of Arabs from the Ottoman rule ( A.D) to Present day ( A.D). Basically narrates the history of the Arabs (from Morocco to Persian Gulf), the occuppiers of their lands (Ottomans, British, French, Jewish settlers and US intervention) and of course their Despots, Tyrants and s: The Arabs: A History by Eugene Rogan I bought this book after attending a talk by the author at the Oxford Literary Festival.

It is a history of what started off as the Ottoman Empire fromtold as much as possible from the Arabs' point of view - given that it is written by an occidental s: A History of the Arab Peoples is a book written by the British-born Lebanese historian Albert Hourani.

[1] [2] The book presents the history of the Arabs from the advent of Islam (although some pre-Islamic history is included) to the late 20th Century. His new book, When We Were Arabs, is an absorbing family history that spans continents and epochs.

Hayoun uses his grandparents' stories to illuminate the fading history of a once thriving Arab. The expressed aim of Rogan’s book is to encourage Western policy makers and intellectuals to pay more attention to Arab history as it has been experienced and understood by the Arabs themselves.

“The Arabs have negotiated the modern age largely by the rules set by the dominant powers of the day” (p. 5).Get this from a library! The Arabs in history. [Bernard Lewis] -- Now brought completely up to date, this classic study by one of the world's premier historians of the Middle East considers the achievement of the Arab peoples and their place in world history, from.“When peace comes we will perhaps in time be able to forgive the Arabs for killing our sons, but it will be harder for us to forgive them for having forced us to kill their sons.

Peace will come when the Arabs will love their children more than they hate us.” ― Golda Meir, A Land of Our Own: An Oral Autobiography.