Type
Part or chapter of a book
Title
Modern Mamluks and Arab counter-revolution
In
Revisiting the Arab Uprisings. The Politics of a Revolutionary Moment
Author(s)
FILIU Jean-Pierre - Centre de recherches internationales (Publishing director)
LACROIX Stéphane - (Publishing director)
FILIU Jean-Pierre - (Publishing director)
Editor
London : Hurst Publishers
Pages
77 - 91 p.
ISBN
9781849048873
Keywords
Middle East, Arab Spring, Arab politics, "Modern Mamluks"
Abstract
EN
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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