Between Memory and Desire: The Middle East in a Troubled Age

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R. Steven Humphreys reveals the rich complexity of the Middle East--a region that stretches from Egypt to Afghanistan--in Between Memory and Desire, a set of  ...
Between Memory and Desire: The Middle East in a Troubled Age

From imperialism to the new world order the middle east in search of a future is professor of history and islamic studies at the university of california, santa barbara, and author of humphreys brings a historians deep and dispassionate perspective to the modern middle east. Objective yet sympathetic, scholarly yet accessible, his book ends up revealing as much about our own society as about those it describes. He goes behind the headlines and offers a sophisticated and yet accessible analysis of islamic polity for western readers.

Rodenbeck, in this sober and highly informative book, humphreys introduces educated readers to the nuances of middle eastern political and social discourse. Middle easterners today are caught between memories of the past and frustrated hopes for the future. Islam has long been a major force in shaping the contours of sociopolitical and cultural debate in much of the middle east.

These issues include the regions apparent inability to evolve democratic institutions, conflicts rooted in the peace settlements after world war i, and the unresolved debates over which cultural and moral values should drive middle eastern policy. Middle easterners today are caught between memories of the past and frustrated hopes for the future. All this is achieved with an eye for telling detail and a concise style that is rare in academic writing. What values does islam put into play? What challenges does it pose to ordinary politics? What resources does it bring to the struggle for social justice? Humphreys recognizes the western tendency to dismiss middle eastern politics as an incoherent tale of violence and fanaticism, and his book is especially valuable for its analysis of the deeper issues behind the headlines.

Between Memory and Desire, Updated with a New Preface - R ...


Between Memory and Desire. The Middle East in a Troubled Age, Updated with a New Preface. R. Stephen Humphreys (Author). Available worldwide ...

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    Between Memory and Desire: The Middle East in a Troubled Age - R ...
    Middle Easterners today are caught between memories of the past and frustrated hopes for the future. They struggle to find solutions to crises of economic ...

    Humphreys discusses the conflicts over power and resources that engage middle eastern politicians and looks at the major ideologies that have shaped these conflicts. In recent decades islam has become central to this struggle, and almost every issue involves fierce, sometimes violent debates over the role of religion in public life. Stephen humphreys, and then he tells us all we should really know about the middle easta vast, complex, and frequently misunderstood universe.

    Rodenbeck, in this sober and highly informative book, humphreys introduces educated readers to the nuances of middle eastern political and social discourse. They struggle to find solutions to crises of economic stagnation, political gridlock, and cultural identity. All this is achieved with an eye for telling detail and a concise style that is rare in academic writing.

    From imperialism to the new world order the middle east in search of a future is professor of history and islamic studies at the university of california, santa barbara, and author of humphreys brings a historians deep and dispassionate perspective to the modern middle east. These issues include the regions apparent inability to evolve democratic institutions, conflicts rooted in the peace settlements after world war i, and the unresolved debates over which cultural and moral values should drive middle eastern policy. Middle easterners remember the past in specific ways the shame of the colonial era the disappointments since independence and the glory of the middle ages, when muslim achievements were respected throughout the world. In recent decades islam has become central to this struggle, and almost every issue involves.

    Review of Between Memory and Desire: The Middle East in a Troubled ...
    Feb 23, 2009 ... Between Memory and Desire The Middle East in a Troubled Age. by R. Stephen Humphreys Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999. 297 pp. $29.95.

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