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An Exercise in Futility

Avi Shlaim

in The Politics of Partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine 1921-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294597
eISBN:
9780191685057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294597.003.0042
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the meeting of Israel and Jordan organized by the Palestine Conciliation Commission (PCC) from April 27 to September 15, 1949. The meeting marked an important turning point, for ... More


The Rise of Arab American Literature

Waïl S Hassan

in Immigrant Narratives: Orientalism and Cultural Translation in Arab American and Arab British Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199792061
eISBN:
9780199919239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792061.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Ameen Rihani’s prolific output in Arabic and English seeks to promote cultural understanding by unsettling Orientalist knowledge, but remains indebted to it. This novel attempts to fuse Arabic and ... More


The Emergence of Autobiography

Waïl S Hassan

in Immigrant Narratives: Orientalism and Cultural Translation in Arab American and Arab British Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199792061
eISBN:
9780199919239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792061.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The autobiographies of George Haddad and Abraham Rihbany show their preoccupation with the representation of Arabs in the U.S. Rihbany’s works evidence both his indebtedness to Orientalism and his ... More


In the Shadow of Orientalism: The Historiography of US-Arab Relations

Ussama Makdisi

in Middle East Studies for the New Milleniu: Infrastructures of Knowledge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479827787
eISBN:
9781479850662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479827787.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the historiography of US–Arab relations. It traces the attempted transformation of a discourse of American exceptionalism into a more critical postnationalist scholarship. At ... More


The Name Game: The Persian Gulf, Archaeologists, and the Politics of Arab-Iranian Relations

Kamyar Abdi

in Selective Remembrances: Archaeology in the Construction, Commemoration, and Consecration of National Pasts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226450582
eISBN:
9780226450643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450643.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter investigates the broader nationalist and political contexts within which names other than Persian Gulf have emerged in the past fifty years and explores the stances archaeologists ... More


Regime Security and Shifting Arab Alliances

Curtis R. Ryan

in Inter-Arab Alliances: Regime Security and Jordanian Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033075
eISBN:
9780813039558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033075.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on regime security and shifting inter-Arab alliances. It proposes a specific model for understanding the dynamics of inter-Arab ... More


Crises and Constellational Shifts, 1966–1968

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter examines the military crisis confronting the Dhufari revolutionaries in late 1966 and 1967. It further outlines regional developments that shaped their response to that crisis. Whereas ... More


“Jew and Arab” (1934)

Hayim Greenberg

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0059
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter argues that while Zionist settlement has helped to raise the standard of living of Palestinian Arabs, it has engendered a loss of Arab dignity. This loss, the chapter concludes, lies at ... More


American Studies Encounters the Middle East

Alex Lubin and Marwan M. Kraidy (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628844
eISBN:
9781469628868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628844.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In American Studies, attention is shifting to American engagements with the Middle East, especially in the aftermath of war in Iraq and broad American economic influence. As protest against economic ... More


Introduction: American Studies Encounters the Middle East

Alex Lubin and Marwan M. Kraidy

in American Studies Encounters the Middle East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628844
eISBN:
9781469628868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628844.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In the field of American studies, attention is shifting to the long history of U.S. engagement with the Middle East, especially in the aftermath of war in Iraq and in the context of recent Arab ... More


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