By Peter Wien
Arab nationalism has been one of many dominant ideologies within the heart East and North Africa because the early 20th century. although, a transparent definition of Arab nationalism, whilst an issue of scholarly inquiry, doesn't but exist.
Arab Nationalism sheds mild on cultural expressions of Arab nationalism and the occasionally contradictory meanings hooked up to it within the technique of identification formation within the glossy international. It provides nationalism as an experienceable set of identification markers – in tales, visible tradition, narratives of reminiscence, and struggles with ideology, occasionally in culturally subtle varieties, occasionally in totally vulgar different types of expression. Drawing upon a variety of case reports, the e-book transcends a standard historical past that reduces nationalism within the Arab lands to a trend of political upward thrust and decline. It deals a glimpse at ways that Arabs have built an identifiable shared nationwide tradition, and it significantly dissects conceptions approximately Arab nationalism as an simply graspable secular and authoritarian ideology modeled on Western rules and visions of modernity.
This publication deals a wholly new portrayal of nationalism and an important replace to the sector, and as such, is quintessential studying for college kids, students and policymakers seeking to achieve a deeper realizing of nationalism within the Arab world.
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Arab Nationalism: The Politics of History and Culture in the Modern Middle East by Peter Wien