The Arab awakening: the story of the Arab national movement. by Antonius, George. Publication date Topics Middle East — History. ANTONIUS, GEORGE. The Arab Awakening: A History of the Arab National Movement. Pp. xi, New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, $ Show all. Mr. Antonius, Christian Arab and former government official in Palestine, has written the first comprehensive history of the Pan Arab by George Antonius.

Author: JoJogis Taktilar
Country: Italy
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Business
Published (Last): 5 July 2015
Pages: 126
PDF File Size: 19.74 Mb
ePub File Size: 10.74 Mb
ISBN: 881-8-12405-862-9
Downloads: 47882
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Voodookree

Palestine from Balfour to Bevin. This remarkable book on a complex and controversial subject is widely regarded as the best full account of the rise of the Arab national movement. In all of these ways, Antonius has influenced generations of scholars, and that alone makes this text worth reading.

Some of his analyses are naive claiming Ibn Saud is a moderating force! awakeninh

The Arab Awakening – Wikipedia

Views Read Edit View history. Antonius here describes the various situations on the Peninsula, in Iraq, in Syria and in Palestine. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Antonius is writing from within the historical dynamics antoniux he attempts to describe. Essential reading for those interested in the Middle East.

Want to Read saving…. Not only did this force the Ottomans to turn their attention inward and take the pressure off of British troops who were fighting in North Africa, but even more importantly from a strategic standpoint, the Arab Revolt effectively thwarted German communications with the colonies through Ottoman territory. In his hand was forced by the antoniue actions of Ahmed Jamal Pasha.


By the end of the 19th century, the torch antonuus Arab nationalism had been passed to Arab intellectuals residing in Greater Syria and in Europe and to Arab officers in the Ottoman Army that formed a secret society to ultimately promote Arab nationalist interests. Dec 28, Spencer rated it liked it.

Yesha rated it really liked it Nov 17, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Trivia About The Arab Awakenin This state would include Palestine. Antonius is not without critique of his own countrymen. Other than tracing the birth of the Arab national movement, Antonius also argues that it was Britain that dishonoured its prior commitments to the Awalening, and instead pursued its own colonial interests at the expense of what Antonius calls the “true will of the people,” namely unity and independence of the would-be Arab state.

There are, indeed, weaker passages: New English Library Edition pb Thanks for telling us about the problem. I highly recommend any person to read this book. To ask other readers questions about The Arab Awakeningplease sign up.


He saw the role of the American University of Beirut originally the Syrian Protestant College as central to this development, although he noted that by the end of the 19th century that role had diminished because the college initiated instruction in English.

Oct 30, Paul rated it really liked it Shelves: Jul 27, Raed Al-bloushy rated it it was amazing. From a scholarly perspective, whether or not Muhammad Ali can be tied to the birth of the Arab nationalist movement has certainly been questioned. The Politics of Ideas in the Middle Easted. He is well-placed to offer insights from sources not available to other English-speaking explorers of the topic, and does so with a kind of journalistic zeal.

The Arab Awakening: The Story of the Arab National Movement

Mar 11, Corey Rowe rated it it was amazing. No trivia or quizzes yet.

You can decide for yourself if that discredits his work or makes it more valuable. Antoniud December 1st by Simon Publications first published Jad Bawab rated it really liked it Apr 04, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.