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Modern Mamluks and Arab counter-revolution


The democratic uprising that shook the Arab world in the winter of 2011 should not be caricatured as a seasonal "spring", to be followed by an inevitable "autumn", whether Islamist or authoritarian. It should rather be studied against the backdrop of a two-centuries long history, the history of the Arab Renaissance, or Nahda, which according to Arab historians began with the French expedition into Egypt in 1798-99...
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Jean-Pierre Filiu. Modern Mamluks and Arab counter-revolution. Jean-Pierre Filiu; Stéphane Lacroix; Jean-Pierre Filiu. Revisiting the Arab Uprisings. The Politics of a Revolutionary Moment, Hurst Publishers, pp.77 - 91, 2018, 9781849048873. ⟨hal-03397982⟩
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