By Leila Fawaz, C. A. Bayly, Robert Ilbert
Among the Nineties and Twenties, towns within the sizeable area stretching from the Mediterranean Sea to the Indian Ocean have been experiencing political, social, monetary, and cultural alterations that have been set in movement a minimum of because the early 19th century. because the age of pre-colonial empires gave solution to colonial and nationwide states, there has been a feeling specific liberalism of tradition and economic climate were irretrievably misplaced to a extra illiberal age.Avoiding such dichotomies as East/West and modernity/tradition, this ebook presents a comparative research of contested models of the concept that of modernity. The e-book examines not just the "high" tradition of students and the literati, but in addition well known tune, the visible arts, and journalism. The participants include dialogue of how within which the company in either commodities and concepts was once carried out within the more and more cosmopolitan towns of the time.
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Lapidus, Muslim Cities; Lapidus, Islam, Politics and Social Movements (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988); Lapidus, A History of Islamic Societies (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991). a. bayly and leila fawaz 9. Peter Burke, The French Historical Revolution: The Annales School (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1990). 10. Robert Ilbert, “Me´thodologie et Ide´ologie: La recherche franc¸aise sur les politiques urbaines en Egypte,” in Middle Eastern Cities in Comparative Perspective: Points de vue sur les villes du Maghreb et du Mashreq, ed.
20. Greg Dening, “The Theatricality of Observing and Being Observed: Eighteenthcentury Europe ‘Discovers’ the ‘Paciﬁc,’ ” in Implicit Understandings. Observ- 24 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. a. bayly and leila fawaz ing, Reporting and Reﬂecting on the Encounters between Europeans and Other Peoples in the Early Modern Era, ed. Stuart Schwartz (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994), pp. 451–83. See also Dale F. Eickelman, The Middle East: An Anthropological Approach, 2d ed.
For a concise and useful survey of French historiography of Egyptian cities, consult Ilbert, “Me´thodologie et Ide´ologie,” pp. 105–6, citing J. Besanc¸on, “Une banlieu du Caire, He´liopolis,” the`se annexe de doctorat d’e´tat, 1955; Pierre Marthelot, “Le Caire: Nouvelle me´tropole,” Annales Islamologiques 8 (1969); and others. See also Louis Massignon, L’Islam et l’Occident (Paris: Cahiers du Sud, 1947); Dominique Sourdel et Janine Sourdel-Thomine, La civilisation de l’Islam classique (Paris: Arthaud, 1976); Jacques Berque, Histoire sociale d’un village e´gyptien au XXe sie`cle (Paris: Mouton, 1957); Claude Cahen, Mouvements populaires et autonomisme urbain dans l’Asie musulmane du Moyen Age (Leiden: E.
Modernity and Culture from the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean, 1890Ð1920 by Leila Fawaz, C. A. Bayly, Robert Ilbert