London ; New York : Tauris Academic Studies ; New York : In the U.S.A. and Canada distributed by St. Martin's Press, 1997.
Book — xi, 236 p. ; 23 cm.
Muhammad Husayn Haykal's recantation of Positivism, 1927-30, Israel Gershoni-- The impact of a 15th-century manuscript on the late Ottoman Empire, Butrus Abu Manneh-- Albert Hourani and the debate over Orientalism, Gabi Piterberg-- the Ottoman elites of the 17th and 19th centuries, Ehud Toledano-- the Husseinis at the turn of the century, Ilan Pappe-- the Syrian pre-revolutionary elite and its attitude towards Zionism and Israel, Moshe Maoz-- Albert Hourani and the Anglo-American enquiry commission on Palestine 1945-46, Amikam Nachmani.
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A collection of essays exploring the modern history of Middle East societies by looking at the interaction between the internal history of ideas and the social transformation of local elites under Western impact. (source: Nielsen Book Data)