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16 edition of Mirror of the Arab World found in the catalog.

Mirror of the Arab World

Lebanon in Conflict

by Sandra Mackey

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by W. W. Norton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Middle East - General,
  • History / Middle East,
  • Lebanon,
  • Palestinian Arabs,
  • Religion and state,
  • Shåi°ah

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10157299M
    ISBN 10039306218X
    ISBN 109780393062182

      The author gather all travel books written about America by Arab writers from the late 19 century. There is no a stable image of America because the different viewpoints of writers. Each chapter includes an overview of one memoir and all books in one chapter have one theme: sarcastic, seductive, feminist and so on.3/5. In the book Sex and the Citadel: Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World, British-Egyptian Shereen El Feki recounts an incident that took place during the Author: Jayanthi Madhukar.

      Nasserism is normally understood as a political system that drove to unite the Arab world and infuse it with dignity and hyper-modern development for the benefit of the disadvantaged classes. That is of course true. However, the ambition of Nasserism to invent a new Arab man and a new collective ontology is quite often overlooked.   Revolution in the Arab world In January we asked Arab writers, including Tamim Al-Barghouti, Hisham Matar and Mourid Barghouti, Author: Guardian Staff.

    Serpent of the Nile traces the origins of Arabic dance, which survived despite religious disapproval and growing commercialism to evolve into a popular dance form across the globe. Focusing on the nineteenth century onwards, Wendy This newly updated and beautifully illustrated classic is a celebration of the female dancers of the Arab world 4/5. He winds up his discussion with a knowledgeable, essentially political, typology of Arab literature, and with a discussion of 20th-century Arab thought. Underneath the rhetoric here, there's an erudite but hardly revolutionary summation of the state of the Arab world. A well- informed study, then, but one that's : Halim Barakat.


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"Mirror of the Arab World: Lebanon in Conflict" by Sandra Mackey is a journalistic rehash of repetitive accounts of what goes on in Lebanon. The book scandalously borrows from other standard works without substantiation or referecing even when statistics and important details are stated in the book/5(6).

A Mirror Of The Arab World: Lebanon in Conflict. It is crucial to the interests of the West to grasp the complexities of the Arab world.

In this clear, concise volume, Sandra Mackey provides a unique view of this tortured and tortuous region through the lens of Lebanon/5. Mirror of the Arab World is really two books in one. Mackey's narrative deftly weaves Lebanon's tragic history with that of the Arab Middle East as a whole Mackey performs the tricky balancing act of demonstrating that Lebanon is unique yet somehow still reflective of all Arab countries/5(8).

“Mirror of the Arab World” is really two books in one. Mackey’s narrative deftly weaves Lebanon’s tragic history with that of the Arab Middle East as a : Michael J. Totten. Absorbing history emphasizing Lebanon’s disastrous post–World War II years. France and Britain created Lebanon after World War I for purely selfish reasons, explains veteran Middle East journalist Mackey (The Reckoning: Iraq and the Legacy of Saddam Hussein,etc.).She adds that no change in boundaries would have produced a country whose people shared national Author: Sandra Mackey.

Mirror of the Arab World: Lebanon in Conflict by Sandra Mackey The villains of the postcolonial world are the mapmakers, and Sandra Mackey doesn’t You may opt out or contact us anytime. SECTIONS. Mirror of the Arab World is a good book for someone unfamiliar with Lebanon, its history, its people and its politics, and who wants an accessible volume that is enlightening in this regard.

The book traces the origin of each sectarian group within the Lebanese fabric – Maronite and Greek Orthodox Christians, Sunni and Shi'a Muslims, and Druze – in order better to. Mirror of the Arab World Lebanon in Conflict by Sandra Mackey.

ebook. Sign up to save your library. Sandra Mackey is a veteran journalist who has written many books on the Middle East, including The Reckoning: Iraq and the Legacy of Saddam Hussein, The Saudis, and The Iranians. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia. This is a review of Mirror of the Arab World: Lebanon in Conflict by Sandra Mackey.

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In this clear, concise volume, Sandra Mackey provides a unique view of this tortured and tortuous region through the lens of Lebanon.

A small, fractured country at the gateway of the Arab east, Lebanon signals the challenges that the Author: Sandra Mackey. According to a report given at the Frankfurt Book Fair inthis means that “the Arab world, with its population of over million people in ,” produced about the same “number of books produced in countries like Romania (with a population of millions in ) and Ukraine (population millions) Author: Ursula Lindsey.

"Mirror of the Arab World: Lebanon in Conflict" by Sandra Mackey is a journalistic rehash of repetitive accounts of what goes on in Lebanon.

The book scandalously borrows from other standard works without substantiation or referecing even when statistics and important details are stated in the book/5.

Mirror of the Arab world: Lebanon in conflict. [Sandra Mackey] -- "Like many Arab countries, Lebanon's population possesses no common identity strong enough to resolve internal struggles pitting tribe against tribe, religion against religion, sect against sect, or Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

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How the recent history of Lebanon provides insight into the many trials currently facing the larger Arab is crucial to the interests of the West to grasp the complexities of the Arab world.

In this clear, concise volume, Sandra Mackey.“If Syria is to rise from the ashes it needs a united Arab world which has one thing on its agenda, not the falling of a dictator for we have seen many of those fall, but the reemergence of a prosperous Arab nation, one that is not reliant on foreign aid but is self-sustained and set on its way to become powerful once.Tora Bora director says his film will go a long way in changing the global perspective on Arabs.