Islam, Nationalism, and Radicalism in Egypt and the Sudan

Islam, Nationalism, and Radicalism in Egypt and the Sudan

Islam, Nationalism, and Radicalism in Egypt and the Sudan

Islam, Nationalism, and Radicalism in Egypt and the Sudan

Synopsis

Based on studies presented at an international conference held under the auspices of the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Haifa in December, 1981. Major topics covered are Islam, Nationalism, and the State; Fundamentalist, Militant, and Sufi Trends; Contemporary Interpretations; and Religions and Ethnic Minorities.

Excerpt

This volume contains studies on Islam, nationalism, and radicalism in Egypt and the Sudan, which were originally presented at an international conference held under the auspices of the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Haifa in December 1981. The following papers—also presented at the conference but not included in the present volume—were published separately for editorial reasons in a special issue of Asian and African Studies, Volume 16, No. 1 (March 1982):

Arthur Goldschmidt, Jr.—The National Party from Spotlight to Shadow

Leonard Binder— Ali Abd al-Raziq and Islamic Liberalism

Israel Gershoni—The Emergence of Pan-Nationalism in Egypt: Pan-Islamism and Pan-Arabism in the 1930s

Giora Eliraz—Egyptian Intellectuals and Women's Emancipation, 1919-1939

Martin Kramer—Shaykh Maraghi's Mission to the Hijaz, 1925

Amnon Cohen—The Beginnings of Egypt's Involvement in the Palestine Question: Some European Perspectives

Sylvia G. Haim—Sayyid Qutb

Uri M. Kupferschmidt—The Muslim Brothers and the Egyptian Village

We would like to thank the authors of the studies included here for preparing the final versions of their contributions in record time, thus enabling us to send the manuscript to the publishers a year after the conference was held. We also wish to express our deep gratitude to the Friedrich Ebert Foundation (Bonn), which generously sponsored the above conference and also kindly extended its assistance toward the publication of the proceedings. The University of Haifa provided all the facilities both for holding the conference and for the preparation of the manuscript. Special thanks are due to our own Dick Bruggeman who spared no time and effort seeing to every detail, to Catherine Kones whose assistance with the editing of the manuscript proved invaluable, to Genoveba V. Breitstein who took upon herself the arduous task of typing the final version of the manuscript, and to Ayala Kazimirsky who prepared the

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