The Making of the Arab Intellectual : Empire, Public Sphere and the Colonial Coordinates of Selfhood.

In the wake of the Ottoman Empire's nineteenth-century reforms, as guilds waned and new professions emerged, the scholarly 'estate' underwent social differentiation. Some found employment in the state's new institutions as translators, teachers and editors, whilst others resisted...

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Main Author: Hamzah, Dyala.
Format: Electronic
Published: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012.
Series:SOAS/Routledge studies on the Middle East.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : the making of the Arab intellectual (1880-1960) : empire, public sphere and the colonial coordinates of selfhood / Dyala Hamzah
  • Pharaoh's revenge : translation, literary history and colonial ambivalence / Samah Selim
  • Public deliberations of the self in fin-de-siècle Egypt / Michael Gasper
  • Inscribing socialism into the nahãa : al-Muqtạtaf, al-Hilāl, and the construction of a leftist reformist worldview, 1880-1914 / Ilham Khuri-Makdisi
  • From ʻIlm to Sihafa or the politics of the public interest (maṣlaḥa) : Muḥammad Rashīd Riḍā and his journal al-Manār (1898-1935) / Dyala Hamzah
  • Partitioned pasts : Arab Jewish intellectuals and the case of Esther Azhar/Moyal (1873-1948) / Lital Levy
  • The mahjar as literary and political territory in the first decades of the twentieth century : the example of Amīn Rīḥānī (1876-1940) / Leyla Dakhli
  • The generation of broad expectations : nationalism, education, and autobiography in Syria and Lebanon, 1930-1958 / Christoph Schumann
  • Waiting for the superman : a new generation of Arab nationalists in 1930s Iraq / Peter Wien.