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The Modernization Of Middle East Is A Sight To See

The Modernization Of Middle East Is A Sight To See

In every age intellectuals shape and cling to one concept as the organizing principle for an understanding of the present and speculation about the future. From the end of the 1940s, as the colonial era drew to a close, the fashionable concept was “modernization” and...
Myth of Centres and Margins

Myth of Centres and Margins

Do ranks still exist in our Arab culture as they were in the sixties and seventies? Are Cairo, Baghdad, and Beirut still the centres of that past blissful time, and are the margins that once included other Arab countries like the Gulf and Morocco, still the same? Even...