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Jews, Arabs, Turks


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Front MatterFront Cover Front Flap Title PageCopyright PageTable Of ContentsContentsPREFACE JEWS IN MUSLIM LANDSTHE DECLINE OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY IN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY CAIRO: A NEW INTERPRETATION IN THE LIGHT OF TWO IBERIAN CHRONICLESDetails of the ChroniclesNotesHEBREW SOURCES FOR THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC HISTORY OF THE OTTOMAN EMPIREABU NADDARA: AN EGYPTIAN JEWISH NATIONALISTMANUSCRIPT MATERIALS ON THE TEACHING OF HEBREW IN THE EGYPTIAN SCHOOLS OF THE ALLIANCE ISRAELITE UNIVERSELLENotesTHE EDUCATIONAL IMPACT OF WESTERN CULTURE ON TRADITIONAL SOCIETY IN NINETEENTH CENTURY PALESTINETHE CONFUSED IMAGE: EGYPT AS PERCEIVED BY JEWISH EMIGRANTS MUSLIM TURKISH ATTITUDES TOWARDS JEWS,ZIONISM AND ISRAELIntroduction ARABIC WRITINGSCOMMENTS ON THE JEWISH PRESS IN ISTANBUL:THE HEBREW WEEKLY HAMEVASSER(1909-1911)INTRODUCTIONA. JEWISH ISSUESB. OTTOMAN AFFAIRSC. INTERRELATION OF JEWISH AND OTTOMAN VIEWPOINTSCONCLUSIONA NEW MANUSCRIPT ON THE MUSLIM PILGRIMAGE AN ARAB TRAVELER IN THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE, 1872MUHAMMAD THABIT: A MODERN ARAB TRAVELLERAN INSIDER'S VIEW OF ISTANBUL:IBRAHIM AL-MUWAYLIHI'S MA HUNALIKAPOPULAR ARABIC PLAYS, 19091. Introduction2. The Manuscript3. Conclusion OTTOMAN HISTORYAN APPARENTLY UNKNOWN MANUSCRIPT ABOUT SEVENTEENTH CENTURY SYRIA AND PALESTINEAN ARAB ANTI-TURK HANDBILL, 1881Appendix 1The HandbillAppendix 2 English TranslationA MANIFESTO OF THE ARAB NATIONAN EGYPTIAN PETITION TO 'ABDUL HAMID II ON BEHALF OF AL-AFGHANI A NOTE ON THE EGYPTIAN RESPONSE TO THE YOUNG TURK REVOLUTION THE YOUNG TURKS AND ZIONISM:SOME COMMENTSNOTESTHE FORTUNES AND MISFORTUNES OF PAN-TURKISM TURKISH POLITICSMUNIS TEKINALP'S ECONOMIC VIEWS REGARDING THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE AND TURKEYIntroductionThe National Economy StageThe Etatist StageThe Semi-Liberal StageConclusionAppendixATATURK'S REFORMS IN TURKEY: PRELIMINARY NOTES ABOUT THEIR IMPACT ON SOME OTHER COUNTRIES IN THE MIDDLE EAST ISLAMISM AND SECULARISM:THE TURKISH CASEJOHNSON'S 1964 LETTER TO ????U AND GREEK LOBBYING OF THE WHITE HOUSE Mr. President:Dear Mr. PresidentThe President - The White HouseAPPENDIXPresident Johnson's Letter to Prime Minister Inonu June 5, 1964 Dear Mr. Prime Minister:POLITICS, ECONOMICS AND RELIGION:TURKEY AND THE EUROPEAN COMMON MARKETTHE NATIONALIST ACTION PARTY IN TURKEYNotesTURKEY: DEMOCRATIC FRAMEWORK AND MILITARY CONTROLNotesPOLITICOLINGUISTICSLANGUAGE STUDY IN ISRAELINTRODUCTIONHEBREWHebrew Kindergarten and Elementary SchoolsHebrew High SchoolsHebrew as a Foreign LanguageInstruction of Hebrew to Jewish Immigrant ChildrenInstruction of Hebrew to Adults and the Ulpanim Types of Ulpanim Hebrew for Arab AdultsHebrew in the Armed ForcesInstruction of Hebrew to Arab SchoolchildrenARABICArabic as a Mother-TongueArabic as a Foreign LanguageOTHER LANGUAGESEnglishFrenchLatinYiddishLANGUAGES IN HIGHER EDUCATIONCONCLUSIONBIBLIOGRAPHYA NOTE ON THE LANGUAGE PROBLEMS OF THE JEWS IN MODERN EGYPTTranslationDIASPORA AND LANGUAGEIntroductory Remarks:Some Definitions and DemarcationsDiasporas Established by MigrationLanguage NationalismSome Comments About the Soviet UnionTurks, Arabs, Greeks and JewsTowards Typological ObservationsThe Language Factor and the Diaspora:Some Political CommentsReferencesHEBREW AND ARABIC IN THE STATE OF ISRAEL:POLITICAL ASPECTS OF THE LANGUAGE ISSUENotesReferencesLANGUAGE POLICY AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT IN ISRAEL AND TURKEY INTRODUCTIONSOME LANGUAGE DATAHebrewTurkishFUNCTIONS OF LANGUAGE POLICY IN ISRAEL AND TURKEY HebrewTurkishSTAGES OF LANGUAGE PLANNING IN ISRAEL AND TURKEYInformationFormulationExperimentationDeterminationImplementationLANGUAGE PLANNING AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT:HEBREW AND TURKISHForging a New Identity as Part of Nation BuildingPromoting ModernizationIncreasing Popular Participation in PoliticsSecularizing Political CultureREFERENCESLANGUAGE AND POLITICS IN THE MIDDLE EASTAND NORTH AFRICA: THE SOVIET VERSIONELECTIONS IN ISRAEL AND TURKEYELECTORAL ISSUES IN ISRAELIntroductionParties and CandidatesIssues in Earlier ElectionsThe 1973 Electoral CampaignConclusionNotesTHE ARAB VOTE, 1969NotesTHE ARAB VOTE, 1981IntroductionPoor Voter TurnoutContenders for the Arab VoteResults of Arab VotingComparison of Arab and Jewish Electoral BehaviorReferencesTURKEY FROM ELECTION TO ELECTIONSome problemsThe Istanbul figuresThe power of the pressThe election campaignPostscriptTHE 1973 ELECTIONS IN TURKEY AND ISRAELThe resultsThe 'religious' vote and other partiesThe urban voteThe aftermathBack MatterACKNOWLEDGEMENTSGENERAL INDEXBack Flap Back Cover
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