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The illusion of progress in the Arab world

Galal A. Amin

The illusion of progress in the Arab world

a critique of Western misconstructions

by Galal A. Amin

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Published by American University in Cairo Press in Cairo, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Arab -- 21st century,
  • East and West,
  • Arab countries -- Western influences

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGalal Amin ; translated by David Wilmsen
    ContributionsWilmsen, David William
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 160 p. ;
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17211348M
    ISBN 109774249712
    ISBN 109789774249716

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Illusion of Progress in the Arab World book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. With the razor pen and keen intellect that ha /5. In The Illusion of Progress in the Arab World, author Galal Amin argues that "progress" itself is a created notion imposed by the winners of the current global system, the West, on the rest.

He disagrees with the notion that humanity is undergoing a process of "continuous improvement" and instead posits that the idea that progression to a /5(2). In The Illusion of Progress in the Arab World, author Galal Amin argues that "progress" itself is a created notion imposed by the winners of the current global system, the West, on the rest/5.

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