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The Middle East on the Eve of Modernity : Aleppo in the Eighteenth Century - Abraham Marcus

The Middle East on the Eve of Modernity

Aleppo in the Eighteenth Century

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In this innovative historical portrait of society in the premodern Middle East, Abraham Marcus takes us on a guided tour of a past world, revealing its inner workings and throwing new light on its realities during the crucial century before the onset of modernization in the region. Focusing on the great Syrian city of Aleppo, he pieces together aspects of life ranging from business and family to disease and popular pastimes. This work of social history shows how many of the accepted notions and assumptions about what is commonly called "premodern", "Islamic", or "traditional" society are inaccurate or unfounded, and draws our attention to the intricacies of a world that may appear alien and exotic but was by no means simple, primitive, or static.

"In this much-admired history of society in the premodern Middle East, originally published (cloth) in 1989, Marcus throws new light on the great Syrian city of Aleppo during the crucial century before the onset of regional modernization" -- Book News

ISBN: 9780231065955
ISBN-10: 0231065957
Series: Middle East Institute of Columbia University Modern Middle Eastern Studies
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 418
Published: 12th November 1992
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.24  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.59