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Arena journal no.43/44

2015: Making Modernity: From the Mashriq to the Maghreb

Published: 26 Oct 2015

ARENA journal

Number Forty-Three/Forty-Four, 2015

Making Modernity from the Mashriq to the MaghrebStephen Pascoe, Virginie Rey and Paul James1
Making the Middle East Modern:Shifting Historical FrameworksStephen Pascoe14
They Have Never Been Modern? Then What Is the Problem with those Persians?Paul James31
Intersections and Tensions between Civilizations and Modernities:The Case of OmanJohn Rundell55
The Beast of Syrian Modernity:Yassin al-Haj Saleh’s Prison NotebooksFrias Massouh80
Arab Cinema:Possibilities of Modernity, Nationalism and ResistanceJames Field96
Traditionalizing the Modern:Tunisia's Living MuseumsVirginie Rey115
The Messianic Idea in Shi‘'i Islam and its Modern PoliticizationCara Hinkson135
Nasser and the Modernization of EgyptRobert Pascoe156
Zionism:An Unfinished Revolution?Yoni Molad178
Hunting Leviathan in the Middle EastMaher Mughrabi191
Notes on Contributors208