Arabic Thought in the Liberal Age is the most comprehensive study of the modernizing trend of political and social thought in the Arab Middle East. Full text of “Albert Hourani Arabic Thought In The Liberal Age, ” ALBERT HOURANI Cambridge UNIVERSITY PRESS TO THE PRESIDENT. Audience: General; Summary: “Arabic Thought in the Liberal Age is the most comprehensive study of the modernizing trend of political and social thought in the.

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For example, “Muslims believed themselves obliged to keep their neighbors’ consciences as well as their own. Write a customer review. Arabic Thought in the Liberal Age Read more Read less. A History of the Arab Peoples. The book however does give some insight and does act as a arabix introduction to modern Middle Easter thought.


It is difficult finding some books that I like libberal read at a price that is affordable. After a generation, a civilian Arab intelligentsia began to emerge, especially in Cairo and Beirut.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. A History of the Arab Peoples: This reissue again makes available Hourani’s comprehensive study of the roots of Arab nationalism in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Hourani traces how these modernizing men began to wrestle with competing ideas: The book must make depressing reading for Arabs.

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ahe Arabic Thought in the Liberal Age, But there were many others. To an infidel, the most attractive, by far, was Qasim Amin, who told the Arabs: Hourani and Hitti have always been the darlings of modern Western American at least thought on the Middle East and while Hitti may cloud much of what he writes with a bizzare form of Lebanese nationalism that is equally as far fetched as Turkish, Arab, Persian and Slav nationalism that have done little but bring misery to those nations.


Add both to Cart Add both to List. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. This book is an extensive version of Hisham Sharabi’s Arab Intellectuals.

Albert Hourani studies the way in which ideas about politics and society changed during the nineteenth and the first half of the twentieth centuries, Well, for serious undergraduates. With aobert New Afterword.

Despite the academic nature of this work, grasping what’s in it is easy and not at all complicated.