The Arabs by Maxime Rodinson

By Maxime Rodinson

Maxime Rodinson has lengthy been identified in Europe as one of many most efficient interpreters of Arab background and suggestion. during this concise evaluate of the Arab humans and their special tradition, the writer discusses the expand to which Arabs should be outlined via faith, language, or race; surveys the Arab diaspora; examines glossy Arab nationalism; and questions the measure to which it really is attainable to generalize in regards to the Arab humans and their "personality."

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