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A vision of the Middle East : an intellectual biography of Albert Hourani /
Abdulaziz A, Al-Sudairi.
imprint
Oxford : Centre for Lebanese Studies ; London : In association with I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed by St. Martin's Press, 1999.
description
xiii, 221 p. ; 22 cm.
ISBN
186064581X
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imprint
Oxford : Centre for Lebanese Studies ; London : In association with I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed by St. Martin's Press, 1999.
isbn
186064581X
catalogue key
4228863
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-213) and index.
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"Students will find this book a welcome introductory resource."--Fadi H. Dagher, MELA Notes
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This book traces Hourani's interaction with the Middle East from his search as a young student born in Manchester for his Middle East identity to his attempt as a British official in the Arab world to explain the Palestinian dilemma to the British.
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This is the first intellectual biography of the man whose influence has affected perceptions of the modern Middle East for several decades. The book traces Hourani's interaction with the Middle East from his search as a young student born in Manchester for his Middle East identity to his attempt as a young British official in the Arab world to explain the Palestinian dilemma to the British and American governments.
Table of Contents
About the Authorp. vi
Glossaryp. viii
Acknowledgementsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. 1
The Making of a Scholarp. 15
The Ottoman Background of the Modern Middle Eastp. 47
The Intellectual Origins of Arab Nationalismp. 77
The Problems of Palestine: The Scholar Engagep. 106
Lebanon: The Pull of the Ancestorsp. 129
Conclusion: the Legacy of an Intellectual Mediatorp. 153
References Cited in the Textp. 181
Interviewsp. 186
A Bibliography of Albert Hourani's Published Worksp. 187
Indexp. 215
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