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The Resource Arabs in the mirror : images and self-images from pre-Islamic to modern times, Nissim Rejwan

Arabs in the mirror : images and self-images from pre-Islamic to modern times, Nissim Rejwan

Label
Arabs in the mirror : images and self-images from pre-Islamic to modern times
Title
Arabs in the mirror
Title remainder
images and self-images from pre-Islamic to modern times
Statement of responsibility
Nissim Rejwan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rejwan, Nissim
Dewey number
305.892/7
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
DS36.7
LC item number
.R45 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arabs
  • National characteristics, Arab
  • Intellectuals
  • Democracy
  • Arab countries
  • Egypt
Label
Arabs in the mirror : images and self-images from pre-Islamic to modern times, Nissim Rejwan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-204) and index
Contents
The bedouin, the camel, the sand, and the palm tree -- Identity and self-definition -- Ibn Khaldun's appraisal appraised -- "Arabizing the Arabs" -- Self-images old and new -- Calls for "critical self-analysis" -- Unity in diversity -- The quest for democracy -- Resources and development -- The social scene -- The case of Egypt -- The West's inroads -- The difference Israel has made -- New lessons for old -- The intellectuals -- Appendix : portraits in a mirror : three fictional versions
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 210 p.
Isbn
9780292717282
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007033592
System control number
  • 1678355
  • ocn164803646
  • (OCoLC)164803646
Label
Arabs in the mirror : images and self-images from pre-Islamic to modern times, Nissim Rejwan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-204) and index
Contents
The bedouin, the camel, the sand, and the palm tree -- Identity and self-definition -- Ibn Khaldun's appraisal appraised -- "Arabizing the Arabs" -- Self-images old and new -- Calls for "critical self-analysis" -- Unity in diversity -- The quest for democracy -- Resources and development -- The social scene -- The case of Egypt -- The West's inroads -- The difference Israel has made -- New lessons for old -- The intellectuals -- Appendix : portraits in a mirror : three fictional versions
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 210 p.
Isbn
9780292717282
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007033592
System control number
  • 1678355
  • ocn164803646
  • (OCoLC)164803646

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