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Between Religion and Law: Politics as an Intervening Variable

Kristine Kalanges

in Religious Liberty in Western and Islamic Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199859467
eISBN:
9780199933518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859467.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Recognizing that the construction and institutionalization of religious liberty rights is at once a political and a legal project, this chapter proceeds in two main sections. The first focuses on the ... More


From Qabis to Paris

Azzam S. Tamimi

in Rachid Ghannouchi: A Democrat Within Islamism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140002
eISBN:
9780199834723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140001.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Ghannouchi grows up in a Tunisian traditional Islamic yet politically charged milieu of anticolonialist Arab Nationalism.The journey of his life passes through stations, the first is his country's ... More


The Demise of Arab Nationalism: A Postmortem

Adeed Dawisha

in Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169156
eISBN:
9781400880829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169156.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter argues that after the Six Day War, Arab nationalism’s slide toward political marginality became irreversible. What stamped on it the sense of finality was the fact that it was Egypt ... More


The Arab Minority in Israel, 1967–1991: Political Aspects

Jacob M. Landau

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277125
eISBN:
9780191684159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277125.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This new and original study focuses on the growing politicization and radicalization of the Arab minority within Israel — excluding the Israeli-administered ... More


Early Stirrings: The Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

Adeed Dawisha

in Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169156
eISBN:
9781400880829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169156.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter addresses the question pertaining to the origins and political manifestations of Arab nationalism. It is hardly surprising that the intellectual seeds of twentieth century Arab ... More


Arab Nationalism and Competing Loyalties: From the 1920s to the Arab Revolt in Palestine

Adeed Dawisha

in Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169156
eISBN:
9781400880829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169156.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter looks at a growing number of voices in the three most important Arab domains of the time—Iraq, Greater Syria, and Egypt—who were declaring themselves to be Arabs, sometimes in ... More


1967 and After: The Twilight of Arab Nationalism

Adeed Dawisha

in Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169156
eISBN:
9781400880829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169156.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines Arab nationalism after the Six Day War of June 1967, which was a seminal event in Arab contemporary history. What the Six Day War did was to irretrievably rob Arab nationalism ... More


A Falcon Trapped in a Canary’s Cage

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/9780198294597.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides background information on the education and early political career of King Abdullah of Jordan. Abdullah was educated and received his military training in Constantinople and the ... More


Arab Nationalism’s Downward Slide, 1958–1967

Adeed Dawisha

in Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169156
eISBN:
9781400880829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169156.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses Arab nationalism’s downward slide. The Syrians had imagined the United Arab Republic (UAR) as a union of equals under the leadership of Gamal ‘Abd al-Nasir. However, Syria had ... More


Sati‘ al-Husri’s Theory of Arab Nationalism

Adeed Dawisha

in Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169156
eISBN:
9781400880829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169156.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses Sati‘ al-Husri’s theory of Arab nationalism. In the development of the concept of Arab nationalism, there is little doubt that Husri—both as a thinker and educator—takes pride ... More


Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair

Adeed Dawisha

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169156
eISBN:
9781400880829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169156.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Like a great dynasty that falls to ruin and is eventually remembered more for its faults than its feats, Arab nationalism is remembered mostly for its humiliating rout in the 1967 Six Day War, for ... More


Consolidating Arab Nationalism: The Emergence of “Arab” Egypt

Adeed Dawisha

in Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169156
eISBN:
9781400880829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169156.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the emergence of “Arab” Egypt. When the idea of a Western alliance threatened to isolate Egypt in 1953, an Egyptian campaign to galvanize the citizens of other Arab states ... More


Nasser's Gamble: How Intervention in Yemen Caused the Six-Day War and the Decline of Egyptian Power

Jesse Ferris

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155142
eISBN:
9781400845231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155142.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book draws on declassified documents from six countries and original material in Arabic, German, Hebrew, and Russian to present a new understanding of Egypt's disastrous five-year intervention ... More


Britain’s Informal Empire in the Middle East

GLEN BALFOUR-PAUL

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0021
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The extending of Britain's dominance over a much wider area between the Mediterranean and India to establish her informal empire in the Middle East was given a crucial push. ‘Informal empire’ may ... More


Defining Arab Nationalism

Adeed Dawisha

in Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169156
eISBN:
9781400880829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169156.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Arab nationalism. Throughout his numerous writings on Arab nationalism, Sati‘ al-Husri—the foremost theoretician of Arab nationalism—never lost sight ... More


Arab Nationalism on the March, 1955–1957

Adeed Dawisha

in Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169156
eISBN:
9781400880829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169156.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter argues that if specific events were to be picked as signposts in the spectacular forward march of Arab nationalism during the 1950s, the three that stand out are the 1955 Baghdad Pact, ... More


The Apex of Arab Nationalism: The United Arab Republic and the Iraqi Revolution, January–September 1958

Adeed Dawisha

in Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169156
eISBN:
9781400880829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169156.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the United Arab Republic (UAR). The UAR, formed by the fusion of Egypt and Syria on February 1, 1958, came as a stunning surprise to most Arabs and non-Arabs. No one whose ... More


Requiem for Arab Nationalism

Adeed Dawisha

in Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169156
eISBN:
9781400880829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169156.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This concluding chapter assesses the legacy of Arab nationalism. It is difficult not to lament the passing of Arab nationalism, particularly when bringing contemporary Arab maladies under scrutiny. ... More


National Identity Versus National Pride in the Modalities of Liberal Territorial Nationalism and Islamic Nationalism in Muslim-Majority Countries

Mansoor Moaddel

in Values, Political Action, and Change in the Middle East and the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190269098
eISBN:
9780190633929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269098.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter first discusses the dynamics context in which the modalities of liberal nationalism, pan-Arab nationalism, and Islamic fundamentalism are produced. Then, considering identity as the ... 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


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