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The Arab world's legacy : essays / by Charles Issawi.


Princeton, N.J. : Darwin Press, [1981] .
ISBN 0878500391, 9780878500390

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Subjects Arab countries -- History.
Arab countries.
Arabistiek.
Civilization, Arab.
Islam.
Middle East.
Description 378 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
©1981
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Christian-Muslim frontier in the Mediterranean -- The area and population of the Arab empire -- The contribution of the Arabs to Islamic civilization -- The historical role of Muhammad -- Arab geography and the circumnavigation of Africa -- Al-Mutanabbi in Egypt (957-962) -- The decline of Middle Eastern trade, 1100-1850 -- Europe, the Middle East and the shift in power -- Crusades and current crises in the Near East -- Reflections on the study of Oriental civilizations -- Middle Eastern economic development, 1815-1914 -- The bases of Arab unity -- The transformation of the economic position of the Millets in the nineteenth century -- The Arab world's heavy legacy -- Economic and social foundations of democracy in the Middle East -- European loan-words in contemporary Arabic writing -- Economic change and urbanization in the Middle East -- Asymmetrical development and transport in Egypt, 1800-1914 -- The entrepreneurial class -- Schools of economic history and the Middle East -- The change in the western perception of the Orient -- The river and the fire : a cautionary tale.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Arab countries
Middle East
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7459368
(OCoLC)ocm07459368
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Issawi, Charles Philip.
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