The Modern Middle East: Revised Edition

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Albert H. Hourani, Phillip Khoury, Mary Christina Wilson
I.B.Tauris, Mar 4, 2004 - History - 680 pages
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The Ottoman Umela and Westernization in the time of Selim III and Mahmud II / Uriel Heyd -- Turkish attitudes concerning Christian-Muslim equality in the nineteenth century / Roderic H. Davison -- Ottoman reform and the politics of notables / Albert Hourani -- Egypt and Europe : from French expedition to British occupation / Roger Owen -- War and society under the Young Turks, 1908-18 / Feroz Ahmad -- Social change in Persia in the nineteenth century / Ann K.S. Lambton -- Middle East economic development, 1815-1914 : the general and the specific / Charles Issawi -- The origins of private ownership of land in Egypt : a reappraisal / Kenneth M. Cuno -- Decline of the family economy in mid-nineteenth century Egypt / Judith Tucker -- Ottoman women, households and textile manufacturing, 1800-1914 / Donald Quataert -- Said Bey - the everyday life of an Istanbul townsman at the beginning of the twentieth century / Paul Dumont -- The crowd in the Persian revolution / Ervand Abrahamian -- Cairo / Andre Raymond -- Religion and secularism in Turkey / Serif Mardin -- From Ottomanism to Arabism : the origin of an ideology / C. Ernest Dawn -- 1919 : labour upsurge and national revolution / Zachary Lockman -- Syrian urban politics in transition : the quarters of Damascus during the French mandate / Philip S. Khoury -- The role of the Palestinian peasantry in the Great Revolt (1936-1939) / Ted Swedenburg -- Of the diversity of
Iraquis, the incohesiveness of their society, and their progress in the monarchic period toward a consolidated political structure / Hanna Batatu -- Israel and the Arab coalition in 1948 / Avi Shlaim -- Dilemmas of the Jewish state / David McDowall -- The strange career of Pan-Arabism / Stephen Humphreys -- Nasser 56/Cairo 96 / Joel Gordon -- Iranian revolutions in comparative perspective / Nikki Keddie -- The crisis of religious legitimacy in Iran / Olivier Roy -- Religion, social structure, and political dissent in Saudi Arabia / Mamoun Fandy.
 

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Contents

Introduction Albert Hourani
1
Introduction Mary C Wilson
23
The Ottoman Ulema and Westernization in the Time of Sellm III
29
Turkish Attitudes Concerning ChristianMuslim Equality in
61
Ottoman Reform and the Politics of Notables Albert Hourani
83
from French Expedition to British Occupation
111
War and Society under the Young Turks 190818 Feroz Ahmad
125
Social Change in Persia in the Nineteenth Century Ann K
145
Religion and Secularism in Turkey SerifMardin
347
The Origin of an Ideology C Ernest
375
Davm
395
the Quarters of Damascus
429
The Role of the Palestinian Peasantry in the Great Revolt 1936
467
Of the Diversity of Iraqis the Incohesiveness of their Society
503
Introduction Mary C Wilson
529
Israel and the Arab Coalition in 1948 Avi Sblaim
535

Introduction Mary C Wilson
171
the General
177
a Reappraisal
195
Decline of the Family Economy in MidNineteenthCentury Egypt
229
Ottoman Women Households and Textile Manufacturing 1800
255
Said BeyThe Everyday Life of an Istanbul Townsman at
271
The Crowd in the Persian Revolution Ervand Abrahamian
289
Cairo Andre Raymond
311
Introduction Mary C Wilson
341
Dilemmas of the Jewish State David McDowall
557
The Strange Career of PanArabism Stephen Humphreys
577
Nasser 56Cairo 96 Joel Gordon
597
Iranian Revolutions in Comparative Perspective Nikki Keddie
615
The Crisis of Religious Legitimacy in Iran Olivier Roy
639
Religion Social Structure and Political Dissent in Saudi Arabia
657
Notes on Contributors
677
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Albert Hourani (1915-1993) was Emeritus Fellow of St Antony's College, Oxford and Reader in the Modern History of the Middle East at the University of Oxford. His books include 'A History of the Arab Peoples'.

Philip S. Khoury is Professor of History and Kenan Sahin Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His books include Urban Notables and Arab Nationalism (1983) and Syria and the French Mandate (1987), and Tribes and State Formation in the Middle East (1990).

Mary C. Wilson is Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She is author of King Abdullah, Britain and the Making of Jordan (1987).

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