Arabs in the mirror : images and self-images from pre-Islamic to modern times /

Main Author: Rejwan, Nissim.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
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245 1 0 |a Arabs in the mirror :  |b images and self-images from pre-Islamic to modern times /  |c Nissim Rejwan. 
250 |a 1st ed. 
260 |a Austin :  |b University of Texas Press,  |c 2008. 
300 |a xii, 210 p. ;  |c 23 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-204) and index. 
505 0 |a 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. 
590 |a May08his 
650 0 |a Arabs. 
650 0 |a National characteristics, Arab. 
651 0 |a Arab countries  |x Intellectual life. 
650 0 |a Intellectuals  |z Arab countries. 
650 0 |a Democracy  |z Arab countries. 
651 0 |a Egypt  |x Social conditions. 
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