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A Gentle Revolution

Adam Mestyan

in Arab Patriotism: The Ideology and Culture of Power in Late Ottoman Egypt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172644
eISBN:
9781400885312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172644.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explores how intellectuals—in the Arabic press and in the Arabic theater—reached to the spatial and sensorial transformation of Cairo and the work of the khedivate. The intellectual ... More


Hamlet's Arab Journey: Shakespeare's Prince and Nasser's Ghost

Margaret Litvin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137803
eISBN:
9781400840106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137803.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

For the past five decades, Arab intellectuals have seen themselves in Shakespeare's Hamlet: their times “out of joint,” their political hopes frustrated by a corrupt older generation. This book ... More


Constitutionalism and Revolution: The Arab Opera

Adam Mestyan

in Arab Patriotism: The Ideology and Culture of Power in Late Ottoman Egypt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172644
eISBN:
9781400885312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172644.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter, instead of a linear progress to revolution, highlights two traits: the return of Egypt's Ottoman attachment in public texts and the relationship of intellectuals to power. The Egyptian ... More


Hārūn al-Rashīd under Occupation

Adam Mestyan

in Arab Patriotism: The Ideology and Culture of Power in Late Ottoman Egypt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172644
eISBN:
9781400885312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172644.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter argues that post-1882, Arab patriotism served simultaneously to reconfigure and reinvent the khedivial regime. During this period, the full-fledged practice of civic patriotism in Arabic ... More


Distinction and Patriotism: Muṣṭafā Kāmil and the Making of an Arab Prince

Adam Mestyan

in Arab Patriotism: The Ideology and Culture of Power in Late Ottoman Egypt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172644
eISBN:
9781400885312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172644.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the peak and end of Arab patriotism in Ottoman Egypt. The sudden death of Tevfik in 1892 helped to complete the restoration of khedivial legitimacy. However, patriotic ... More


The Ottoman Origins of Arab Patriotism

Adam Mestyan

in Arab Patriotism: The Ideology and Culture of Power in Late Ottoman Egypt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172644
eISBN:
9781400885312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172644.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the Ottoman origins of Arab patriotism. The construction of a new political community as related to a new regime type in Ottoman Egypt can be defined by two problems in the ... More


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