The Arab Rediscovery of Europe: A Study in Cultural Encounters

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The Arab Rediscovery of Europe: A Study in Cultural Encounters - Abu Lughod, Ibrahim

Napoleon's invasion of Egypt in 1798 suddenly exposed the Arab provinces of the Ottoman Empire to a Europe vastly different from the one known to the Arabs of the Middle Ages. At the start of the nineteenth century, Arabs were totally unprepared for the social, economic, and political progress made in Europe. By 1870, however, their vague notions ...

The Arab Rediscovery of Europe: A Study in Cultural Encounters 2011, Saqi Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780863564031

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