Arab Rediscovery of Europe: A Study in Cultural Encounters. (Oriental Studies Series, 22).
4to. X, 188 pp. Publisher's cloth. Dustjacket.
Traces Arab awareness of the West, which began in embryonic form when the French forces under Napoleon occupied Egypt in 1798. Examines the works of Arab writers who helped to formulate a new image of the West and to shape Arab response to the challenge raised by cultural contact between disparate worlds. Treats developments up to 1870.
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