Published July 15, 2006
by UCL Press .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||220|
Europe Through Arab Eyes is a landmark in the study of the exchanges between Christendom and Islam in the early modern period. Abdul-Karim Rafeq, Historian These evocative and provocative translations from an important moment in the history of Arab-Islamic and European relations will enable increasingly finegrained comparisons. In its analysis of the process of state formation, this essay collection breaks new ground. Scholars from the Arab countries, Europe, and the United States present historical, economic. This book examines the changing image of the Arab Gulf States in the West. It addresses the question of perception in international relations and how the Arab States of the Gulf have pursued various endeavors to project themselves into Western imagination. Avi Shlaim, author of The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World “Eugene Rogan writes about the Middle East with exceptional empathy, wisdom, and insight. His book is a landmark in scholarship on this complex and controversial region. Western scholars have written extensively about the Middle East but mostly from the outside looking s:
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, . This is the first book to compare the distinctive welfare states of Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe. Stephan Haggard and Robert Kaufman trace the historical origins of social policy in these regions to crucial political changes in the mid-twentieth century, and show how the legacies of these early choices are influencing welfare reform following democratization and globalization. It is a book that I have read since I was very young in many different versions. It is a book that is endlessly fascinating. Although the stories are Arab, Persian and Indian, it is a book that is associated with the Arab world and is different from the Arab world that you see on TV, which is all about violence and war and things like that. Set in the 5th century AD, in a pre-Islamic Egypt and Syria, Azazeel is a tale of extraordinary magical realism, depicting the tensions between the new Christian religion and the time-honoured pagan beliefs. These tensions are encapsulated in the character of Hypa, a monk who struggles internally between his faith and his ‘pagan’ inclinations towards the magical, the erotic and the poetic.
This provocative and disturbing book is about the transformation of Europe into "Eurabia." a cultural and political appendage of the Arab/Muslim world. Eurabia is fundamentally anti-Christian, anti-Western, anti-American, and antisemitic, while striving for lsrael's disappearance and the vilification and isolation of /5(14). Scholars from the Arab countries, Europe, and the United States present historical, economic, philosophical, and sociological perspectives on the Arab states today and offer new paradigms for understanding the region. These sixteen essays examine the roots of the contemporary Arab st4/5(1). The book is the result of a major research programme in which Arab social scientists outline some of the paths which could be taken by the Arab world over the next 25 years. It presents a detailed analysis of resources in the Arab world – including population, employment, oil and water supplies and the trade and investment situation. And very recently, Arab liberalism and the notion of a modern Arab state came out of Egypt – in the early 19th century. The Arabs’ first real encounter with modern Europe was in Egypt’s experience with Napoleon’s invasion of the country, and later its attempt at building a .