Enlightenment on the eve of the revolution : the Egyptian and Syrian debates / Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab.
The two decades that preceded the 2011 revolutions in Egypt and Syria, especially the 1990s, witnessed animated debates on "tanwir," the Arabic version of Enlightenment ideas that date to the nahda, or Arab cultural renaissance, movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. At the tu...
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