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…