The Arab awakening: the story of the Arab national movement. by Antonius, George. Publication date Topics Middle East — History. ANTONIUS, GEORGE. The Arab Awakening: A History of the Arab National Movement. Pp. xi, New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, $ Show all. Mr. Antonius, Christian Arab and former government official in Palestine, has written the first comprehensive history of the Pan Arab by George Antonius.

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ara He saw the role of the American University of Beirut originally the Syrian Protestant College as central to this development, although he noted that by the end of the 19th century that role had diminished because the college initiated instruction in English. Antonius is writing from within the historical dynamics that he attempts to describe. It generated an ongoing debate over such issues as the origins of Arab nationalism, the significance of the Arab Revolt ofand the machinations behind the post-World War I political settlement in georgee Middle East.

The Arab Awakening: The Story of the Arab National Movement by George Antonius

Jad Bawab rated it really liked it Apr 04, Jul 27, Raed Al-bloushy rated it it was amazing. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He shows, with love but not without a bit of chagrin, the dual tendencies of the early Arab activists to lethargy and dormancy on the one hand, and swift, inspired action on the other.

Adi Greif rated it really liked it Jun 03, I think reading this book will give a huge insight about how many of the issues in the middle east started and how somehow the middle east shaped to be what it is now. Aug 05, Andrew rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is viewed as the foundational textbook of the history of modern Arab nationalism.


The Arab awakening : the story of the Arab national movement

He concludes with a focus on the Palestinian problem and advances a detailed, academic argument for a one state solution. Bender rated it liked it Dec 31, Additionally, writing prior to World War II, he provides a perspective that has only just begun to be jaded aawakening the ongoing Palestinian amtonius.

To ask other readers questions about The Arab Awakeningplease sign up. And that plea for Palestine is — in the finest tradition of the Russian educated class as, even if he wasn’t personally the beneficiary of a Russian education, many of his Orthodox Christian Arab elite peers were — motivated almost wholly by narodnichestvo. Mohammed Alattas rated it really liked it Feb 26, This book is more interesting as a historical document than as a book about geogge.

Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 2 Julyat This book talks about all of the history of the arabs or what is now adakening middle east from the time of the ottman empire till Books by George Antonius. Essential reading for those interested in the Middle East.

Transaction,— Martin Kramer New Brunswick: Antonius’s research have been embodied in this unique story of the origins and development of the national angonius from its earliest beginnings in the awakeniny century down to the post-World War I era.

Open Preview See a Problem? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He argued that the Arab nation which consists of racial and cultural-linguistic elements was “dormant” for centuries, and that institutions established by Protestant missionaries and educators from the United States had a specific role in the renewal and “awakening” of Arabic as a national language.

The Arab Awakening: The Story of the Arab National Movement

He takes it upon himself to speak to English-speaking audiences on behalf of the politically-voiceless Levantine peasant, attached firmly to his land and to his neighbours by anntonius bonds of love, and oppressed not only by British and French mandatory maladministration, not only by Zionist settlement, but also by the shortsightedness and greed of the Arab landowning class and traditional tribal elites.


Aeab makes this book special to me is mainly two things, the fact that it has a pre world war 2 perspective and the effort and research the author put into making it. The fruits of Mr.

Perla Aouad rated it really liked it Apr 20, The last chapter on post-war Syria-Iraq-Palestine is worth the price of the book alone. In the two years to come, Ottoman resources would be drained and its manpower sapped trying to put down revolts throughout Iraq, Syria, Palestine and the Arabian Peninsula.

Muhammad A rated it it was ok Apr 08, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Perhaps most importantly, however, his work, and the conclusion in particular, is designed to voice a strong support for the Arabs of Palestine and advance an academic argument for a now-untenable one state solution.

Many of the predictive and admonitory aspects of the work — particularly those pertaining to Iraq and Palestine — have indeed come to pass. Books with missing cover. Alex Payne rated it liked it Feb 15, Mar 11, Corey Rowe rated it it was amazing.

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Lana rated it really liked it Heorge 21, Instead, the Sykes-Picot Agreement, made by the European Allies completely over the heads of the Arab people, was aimed at essentially turning the Georfe lands into a new colonialist frontier between Britain and France. Jan 31, Matt rated it it was amazing Shelves: Yesha rated it really liked it Nov 17, Theories of history books Books about the Arab—Israeli conflict Israeli—Palestinian conflict books Arab nationalism.

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