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Israelism [electronic resource] : Arab scholarship on Israel, a critical assessment / Hassan A. Barari.

Author/Creator:
Barari, Hassan A. (Hassan Abdulmuhdi), 1964-
Publication:
Reading, UK : Ithaca Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (173 p.)
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Israel -- History.
Israel -- History -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Arab countries.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
For decades, ideological discourses have dominated the Arab World. Inevitably this has had a profound impact on the mindset of many Arab scholars. In this book, Hassan A. Barari critically assesses the status of Israeli Studies in the Arab World. Scholars'' incompetence and their lack of significant area studies skills have contributed to the underdevelopment of Israeli Studies in most Arab counties. However, the persistence of the Arab-Israel conflict, the injustice that has befallen the Palestinians and the hegemonic ideological discourses have also greatly informed the epistemology and onto
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Conceptual Framework; 2 Pan-Arabist and Leftist Discourses; 3 Religious Discourse; 4 Arab Regimes and the Makingof a Discourse; 5 Conclusions and the Current Scene; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-158) and index.
ISBN:
1-282-15169-X
9786612151699
0-86372-350-0
OCLC:
887507052