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by Youssef M Choueiri. This most impressive book is a worthy addition to recent fundamental works in the fields of Byzantine-Arab relations and the Arab conquests in the Near East by such scholars as Irfan Shahld, Michael Morony and Fred Donner.
While focused primarily on the modern and contemporary periods, it also includes a number .
While focused primarily on the modern and contemporary periods, it also includes a number of chapters on classical and pre-modern themes. A final section highlights issues that have preoccupied historians in the second half of the twentieth century, and are most likely to gain momentum well into the twenty-first. These range from oil and urban growth to the.
This book presents a striking analysis of how and why Islamism and . Youssef M Choueiri is Reader in Islamic Studies at the University of Manchester, UK.
This book presents a striking analysis of how and why Islamism and Jihadism have become such potent contemporary political forces, shedding new light on a much-misunderstood situation. Thus, it also locates the advent of new Islamist espousals of democratic governance.
The World of Unbelief and Negative Approaches. Notes on Contributors. Preface and Acknowledgments. Introduction (Youssef M. Choueiri (University of Exeter). The World of Positive Belief. Part I: The Formative Period of Islam.
Youssef Choueiri is Reader in the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies at Exeter University. Arab Nationalism is a well-written, fact-filled book that constitutes a useful single-volume study of the evolution of Arabism
Youssef Choueiri is Reader in the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies at Exeter University. He is the author of a number of books. His publications include State and Society in Syria and Lebanon, 1919-1990 (1994), and Islamic Fundamentalism (1997). The Modern Age. Darwish al-Miqdadi: The Nation in History. Historical Structures. Arab Nationalism is a well-written, fact-filled book that constitutes a useful single-volume study of the evolution of Arabism. It is well-suited for readers who have in interest in the international nuances and development of nationalism and for those Middle East history enthusiasts who wish to delve into a more specialized topic.
Source for information on Choueiri, Youssef M. 1948-: Contemporary . Choueiri once told CA: "I have been studying and teaching the modern history of the Arab world for at least two decades. 1948-: Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series dictionary. Some of the subjects that Choueiri discusses in this book include the ury economy of Syria, the formation of a caste system in Greater Lebanon, and concepts of nation and state in Lebanon. As a Western-educated Arab scholar, I believe that I am in an ideal position to interpret the interaction between Western and Third World societies. Biographical and critical sources: Periodicals.
The world of Islamic fundamentalism has become, more or less, a daily preoccupation .
The world of Islamic fundamentalism has become, more or less, a daily preoccupation, not only of journalists and scholars, but, more importantly, of almost al. .By viewing Islamic fundamentalism as a reactive challenge to modern civilizations and political structure, Dr. Choueiri presents a striking analysis of how and why Islamic values have become such a potent contemporary political force, and sheds new light on a much-misunderstood situation.
The book ends by posing the question: has Islam had its reformation movement, and if not, what should be done to bring about such an outcome? show more. Format Hardback 208 pages. Learn about new offers and get more deals by joining our newsletter.
Will Islam adapt to the modern world, or will there continue to be a clash of civilizations? Muslim Intelligentsia. One of the areas where Islam has had difficulty in adapting to the modern world has been in its treatment of women. Not everyone accepts the clash of civilizations analysis. While some Muslim leaders actually claim that Islam actually liberates women, contemporary examples prove otherwise. Women who lived under Taliban rule in Afghanistan or who live under Sharia law in many Muslim countries today do not enjoy equal rights.