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The Egyptian Dream: Egyptian National Identity and Uprisings

Noha Mellor

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474403191
eISBN:
9781474418836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403191.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The story of Egyptian identity from the beginning of the 20th century is one constructed by statesmen, intellectuals and Islamic thinkers. This book argues that the current fragmentation of Egypt's ... More


The Intellectuals’ Identity Crisis

Noha Mellor

in The Egyptian Dream: Egyptian National Identity and Uprisings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474403191
eISBN:
9781474418836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403191.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter draws on the views of a number of Egyptian liberal intellectuals and Islamist thinkers about the national identity crisis and the reasons behind it. The discussion is informed by theses ... More


Alawis in the Syrian Opposition

Carsten Wieland

in The Alawis of Syria: War, Faith and Politics in the Levant

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190458119
eISBN:
9780190618520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190458119.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Opposition to the Asad regime from within the Alawi community has always existed. Given the challenge that certain Alawis pose to the image of a cohesive and unified religious sect, their domination ... More


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