Between Qur'an And Crown: The Challenge Of Political Legitimacy In The Arab World, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Between Qur'an And Crown

The Challenge Of Political Legitimacy In The Arab World, 1st Edition

By Tamara Sonn

Routledge

266 pages

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Description

This book focuses on the radical changes in the Arab world. It describes how a process similar to the organic development of the secular state in Europe was interrupted in the Middle East by Western colonialism, which led to the reassertion of Islam as the sole source of political legitimacy. .

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Development of Secularism 2. Islamic Decentralization and Initial Responses 3. The Ottoman Interlude 4. The Emergence of National Self-Awareness in Syria and Egypt 5. The Arab Revolt and Its Aftermath 6. The Legacy of Interwar Political Developments 7. The Legacy of Interwar Religious Developments 8. Straining Traditional Models 9. Trends and Prospects for the Future

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL059000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies