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Author Kassab, Elizabeth Suzanne.

Title Contemporary Arab thought : cultural critique in comparative perspective / Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab.

Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2010]
©2010

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 UniM Bail  909.097492708 KASS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 496 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction. Cultural Malaise and Cultural Identity in Twentieth-Century Western, Postcolonial, and Arab Debates -- 1. The First Modern Arab Cultural Renaissance, or Nahda: From the Mid-Nineteenth Century to the Mid-Twentieth Century -- 2. Critique After the 1967 Defeat -- 3. Marxist, Epistemological, and Psychological Readings of Major Conferences on Cultural Decline, Renewal, and Authenticity -- 4. Critique in Islamic Theology -- 5. Secular Critique -- 6. Breaking the Postcolonial Solitude: Arab Motifs in Comparative Perspective -- Conclusion: The New Nahda Impulses, Reclaiming the Right to Freedom and Life.
Subject Civilization, Arab -- 20th century.
Criticism (Philosophy)
Criticism -- Arab countries.
ISBN 9780231144889 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231144881 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231516174 (e-book)
0231516177 (e-book)
023114489X (paperback)
9780231144896 (paperback)