By Youssef M. Choueiri

The examine of Arab historiography and of the emergence of the Arab geographical region as an item of old therapy is an issue of substantial present curiosity. regardless of its significance, no educational paintings has handled this topic as a tremendous preoccupation of Arab historians and intellectuals. This ebook, first released in 1989, discusses the advance of contemporary Arab historiography and its research of the countryside within the 19th century, and analyses the paintings of 3 modern Arab historians from Egypt, the Lebanon and Morocco. a massive and hugely readable account, it reaffirms the significance of historiography and proposes a revision of the style within which glossy Arab suggestion has hitherto been categorised and interpreted.

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