A loyal servant of the Ottoman Empire in his early career, Sati' al-Husri (1880-1968) became one of Arab nationalism's most articulate and influential spokesmen. His shift from Ottomanism, based on religion and the multi-national empire, to Arabism, defined by secular loyalties and the concept of an Arab nation, is the theme of William Cleveland's account of "the making of an Arab nationalist."
Originally published in 1972.
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Table of Contents:
- Frontmatter, pg. i
- A Note on Transliteration, pg. vi
- Acknowledgments, pg. vii
- Introduction, pg. ix
- Contents, pg. xv
- Chapter 1. The Ottoman, pg. 3
- Chapter 2. The Spokesman of Arab Nationalism, 1919-1968, pg. 47
- Chapter 3. Defining the Nation, pg. 83
- Chapter 4. Arabism First: The Call for Unity, pg. 128
- Chapter 5. Conclusion, pg. 176
- Selected Bibliography, pg. 185
- Index, pg. 207