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  • Wataniyya as Antidote to Sectarianism

    Jens Hanssen

    Chapter from the book: Al-Bustani, B. 2019. The Clarion of Syria: A Patriot’s Call against the Civil War of 1860.


    This chapter explores the semantic changes in Arabic political discourse during the nineteenth century and Nafir Suriyya’s role in them. It discusses the difficulty of translating concepts like “sectarianism” in their historical context.

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    Al-Bustani, B. 2019. Wataniyya as Antidote to Sectarianism. In: Al-Bustani, B, The Clarion of Syria. California: University of California Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/luminos.67.f

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    Published on April 30, 2019