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The Arab predicament : Arab political thought and practice since 1967

Author: Fouad Ajami
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats
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Fouad Ajami seeks to answer a range of related questions in his study of the constraints and possibilities facing the Arab world today. This revised edition of Ajami's acclaimed study has been  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fouad Ajami
ISBN: 0521270634 9780521270632
OCLC Number: 9788542
Notes: Originally published 1981.
Description: xvi, 220 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: One's world as it really is --
The radical sensibility --
The Ba;th Party : a retrospect --
The Islamic response : radical fundamentalism --
Conservative fundamentalism --
Egypt as state, as Arab mirror --
The legacy reassessed --
The Egyptian search --
The ways of the pharoah, the ways of others --
The push of the desert, the pull of the Mediterranean --
Egypt as mirror, as state --
Fractured tradition : the claims of authenticity, the realities of dependence --
The "revolution" contained --
The dominant order's brief triumph --
The question of authenticity and collaboration --
The rulers' Islam, Islam of the ruled --
The ways of the ancestors, the ways of the world.
Responsibility: Fouad Ajami.

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