By Yasir Suleiman
"A very beneficial addition to classes on Arab nationalism, nationalism mostly, and Arabic linguistics." - Professor Clive Holes FBA, Professor for the learn of the modern Arab global, collage of Oxford
"Masterfully combines his profound familiarity with the Arabic literature, the unending literature on nationalist ideology, and the very huge sociolinguistic literature on language and ethnic identity."
- Professor Joshua Fishman, extraordinary collage learn Professor of Social Sciences, Emeritus, Yeshiva University
'This compelling and well timed research of Arabic tradition, language, heritage, and nationalism through unusual Arabic linguist Yasir Suleiman permits English-speaking audiences an within view of key matters in figuring out the Arab international. in line with Suleiman's huge learn in Arabic language and society, the publication is scholarly yet no longer pedantic, and may entice quite a lot of readers."
- Karin C. Ryding, Sultan Qaboos bin acknowledged Professor of Arabic, Georgetown college Prizewinner, British-Kuwait Friendship Society Prize in center japanese reviews 2004
A clean standpoint on nationalism within the Arab center East, investigating the interplay among language and nationalist ideology. It covers either communicative and symbolic capabilities of the language with regards to cultural and political nationalism and the articulation of nationwide id.
*The Arab prior (the interpretation and reinvention of culture and myth-making)
*The conflict among Arab and Turkish cultural nationalism within the nineteenth and early twentieth century
*Readings of canonical treatises on Arab cultural nationalism
*A learn of the main ideological traits linking language to territorial nationalism
*A examine schedule for the research of language and nationalism within the Arab context
This is the 1st full-scale examine of this crucial subject and may be of curiosity to scholars of nationalism, Arab and comparative politics, Arabic stories, background, cultural reports and sociolinguistics.