Arab Historians of the Crusades

Product DescriptionThe recapture of Jerusalem, the siege of the Acre, the fall of Tripoli, the effect in Baghdad of events in Syria; these and other happening were faithfully recorded by Arab historians during the two centuries of the Crusades. For the first time contemporary accounts of the fighting between Muslim and Christian have been translated…

Gatekeepers of the Arab Past: Historians and History Writing in Twentieth-Century Egypt

ISBN13: 9780520257337 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product DescriptionThis groundbreaking study illuminates the Egyptian experience of modernity by critically analyzing the foremost medium through which it was articulated: history. The first comprehensive analysis of a Middle Eastern intellectual tradition, Gatekeepers of the Past examines a system of knowledge that replaced…