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

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And there is ample evidence that Antonius began to seek out opportunities in this cauldron.

Since Antonius had procrastinated, an embarrassed Butler still could retract the invitation without too much loss of face, once controversy loomed. It is not a neutral work, and it does not pretend to be so: As such, it has an immense historiographical value. He saw the role of the Swakening 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 awskening initiated instruction in English.

Yet few now would deny that The Arab Awakeningfor all the appeal of its narrative style, is more suggestive of a sustained argument than a history.

He briefly considered working as a paid advocate of the Arab case in London. Later, in JanuaryAntonius arrived in London to serve as secretary to the Arab delegations at the Round-Table Conference on the future of Palestine.


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I keep retreading it and quoting it. But in the broad strokes, this is still an extraordinary book and well worth the time taken to read it.

Then Antonius made this proposal, drawn from the experience of the previous war, and not without due consideration of his own predicament:. He anticipated that this meant that the [Arab] Committee in Beirut were contemplating increased Arab propaganda in London.

This state would include Palestine. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. It is beautifully narrated with such accounts as seemed necessary to elucidate the problem.

Antonius showed a draft of the memorandum to the high commissioner for Palestine, Sir Harold MacMichael, who saw through it. Must-Read Empire versus nationalism. The Inside Story of the Balfour Declaration.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. This letter, virtually identical to his overture to the British but with recommendations for British policy removed, was apparently intended to evoke an American offer of employment.

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Over a year later, their patience ran out. Making the Arab World: Not for this had he labored. Read more Read less. Georges, but for the next few weeks I shall still be up in the hills. Retrieved from ” https: Rogers wrote in a aawakening which very much disturbed George and he resigned from the Institute—as he said—because he could not send the reports to the Institute.

It was only my illness in hospital and the intervention of the American Consul General Engert that saved me from the worst effects of that persecution. Jad Bawab rated it really liked it Apr 04, Theories of history books Books about the Arab—Israeli conflict Israeli—Palestinian conflict books Arab nationalism.


This time there would be no secret pledges or covert undertakings of the kind Antonius had dissected in The Arab Awakening. Antonius’s research have been embodied in this unique story of the origins and development veorge the national movement from its earliest beginnings in the nineteenth century down to the post-World War I era.

The Arab Awakening: The Story of the Arab National Movement

Tombstone of George Antonius, Jerusalem: Then Antonius made this proposal, drawn from the experience of the previous war, and not without due consideration of his own predicament: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. My address in Beirut is the Hotel St. Yet Butler, perhaps too eager to satisfy so prominent and wealthy a figure as Crane, offered Antonius a visiting professorship for the academic year, in order to allow Columbia to take his measure.

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