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Language, memory, and identity in the Middle East

Franck Salemeh

Language, memory, and identity in the Middle East

the case for Lebanon

by Franck Salemeh

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and culture -- Lebanon,
  • Arabic language -- Social aspects -- Lebanon,
  • National characteristics, Lebanese,
  • Group identity -- Lebanon,
  • Lebanon -- Intellectual life

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementFranck Salemeh.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS80.4 .S245 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23994509M
    ISBN 109780739137383, 9780739137406
    LC Control Number2009052354

      What is the religious makeup of Middle Eastern countries? How does this affect the fragility of countries?. As Bernard Lewis wrote in The Multiple Identities of the Middle East, the region is made up of “old and deep-rooted identities” and that. not nationality, not citizenship, not descent, but religion, or more precisely membership of a religious community, is the ultimate determinant of. The Middle East is the birthplace of ancient civilizations, but most of the modern states that occupy its territory are of recent origin. As a result, the peoples of this area have had to adapt their traditional understandings of their identity to Western notions of race, religion, and nationality. Identity is one of the things people are willing to kill over, and whereas for most Westerners 4/5(1).

    In addition, he has served as the editor of the Modern Intellectual and Political History of the Middle East book series published by Syracuse University Press (), the book review editor of the International Journal of Middle East Studies (), and . Ibrahim Fraihat’s latest book, Iran and Saudi Arabia: Taming a Chaotic Conflict (Edinburgh University Press, ) is much more than an exploration of the history of animosity between Saudi Arabia and Iran and its debilitating impact on an already volatile Middle East.

    Ethnography Gender Immigration Islam Music Music Middle East. Kathryn Gin Lum Eva Chernov Lokey Senior Lecturer in Hebrew Language and Literature, Division of Literatures, Cultures and Languages Diaspora Identity Language Literature Memory History Jewish Studies European Jewish Central Asia Eastern Europe Europe. Heather J. Sharkey is a historian in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. She teaches classes on the Islamic world, the modern Middle East, and colonial and postcolonial North Africa, and on the history of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish relations.


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Language, Memory, and Identity in the Middle East proposes a new reading of modern Middle Eastern history and suggests alternate solutions to the region's problems. The book is an attempt to rehabilitate and bring back to the fore of Middle East Studies the issue of language as a key factor in shaping (and misshaping) the region, with the hope Cited by: 3.

The book is an attempt to rehabilitate and bring back to the fore of Middle East Studies the issue of language as a key factor in shaping (and misshaping) the region, with the hope of rediscovering a broader, more honest, and less ideologically tainted discussion on the Middle East.

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The book is an attempt to rehabilitate and bring back to the fore of Middle East Studies the issue of language as a key factor in shaping (and misshaping) the region, with the hope. The book is an attempt to rehabilitate and bring back to the fore of Middle East Studies the issue of language as a key factor in shaping (and misshaping) the region, with the hope of rediscovering a broader, more honest, and less ideologically tainted discussion on the Middle East.

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Franck Salameh’s “Language, Memory, and Identity in the Middle East: The Case for Lebanon” is a must-read for anyone who wants an exciting and modern look at this geographic area.

The author has researched the languages, politics, and history of the region and offers an alternative interpretation to long-held views of the Middle East.

Language, Memory, and Identity in the Middle East differs from traditional modern Middle East scholarship in that it reevaluates the images and perceptions that specialists-and Middle Easterners themselves-have normalized and intellectualized about the region, often with a patronizing rejection of the legitimacy and authenticity of non-Arab Middle Eastern peoples, and a refusal to attribute.

The book is an attempt to rehabilitate and bring back to the fore of Middle East Studies the issue of language as a key factor in shaping (and misshaping) the region, with the hope of rediscovering a broader, more honest, and less ideologically tainted discussion on the Middle East.

Language Memory and Identity in the Middle East has a special. Dr. Salameh talks about his book, Language, Memory and Identity in the Middle East: The Case of Lebanon. Franck Salameh, assistant professor of Near Eastern Studies at Boston College. Language, Memory, and Identity in the Middle East: The Case for Lebanon (Lexington Books, ).

This book looks at the use of language and memory as a means of understanding culture. It also asks questions about how assumptions about the use of Arabic inform western beliefs about the Middle East. The New Iraq: Memory and National Identity Part 1 Summary A symposium, cosponsored by the Near East Section of African and Middle East Division, and the Iraq Memory Foundation, was held on Tuesday March 8, The symposium focused on the importance and the preservation of millions of documents from the Baathist archives of Iraq uncovered.

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Tina Chang (Editor) avg rating — ratings. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. The question of identity in relation to language has hardly been dealt with in the Middle East and North Africa, in spite of the centrality of these issues to a variety of scholarly debates concerning this strategically important part of the world.

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Language is profoundly and universally tied to cultural identity and social experience. Be cognizant of this factor as you continue to learn about the languages of the Middle East, and their connections (and dissonances) with national identity; particularly when a language is overtly tied to citizenship and cultural loyalty in the popular culture.

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Arab identity is the objective or subjective state of perceiving oneself as an Arab and as relating to being Arab. Like other cultural identities, it relies on a common culture, a traditional lineage, the common land in history, shared experiences including underlying conflicts and confrontations.This book discusses the historical record of the idea that language is associated with national identity, demonstrating that different applications of this idea have consistently produced certain types of results.

Nationalist movements aimed at 'unification', based upon languages which vary greatly at the spoken level, e.g. German, Italian, Pan-Turkish and Arabic, have been associated with Reviews: 1.A new book, Jewish Libya: Memory and Identity in Text and Image, edited by the Libyan Jewish writers and scholars Jacques Roumani (†), David Meghnaghi, and Judith Roumani, is coming out soon from Syracuse University includes chapters on Libyan Jewish language, cuisine, history, social change, women, diaspora, and biographical and liturgical literatures.