Albert Hourani





Albert Hourani


Born
in Manchester, The United Kingdom
March 31, 1915

Died
January 17, 1993

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From Wikipedia:
Hourani was born the son of immigrants from South Lebanon. He studied Philosophy, Politics, Economics and History (with an emphasis on international relations)at the Magdalen College in Oxford. He graduated first in his class in 1936.
During World War II, he worked at the Royal Institute of International Affairs and in the office of the British Minister of State in Cairo. After the war he helped prepare the Arab case for the Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry.
In 1948 he started teaching at Magdalen College, St. Antony's College, the start of an academic career which would last the rest of his life. He also teached at the American University of Beirut, the University of Chicago, the University of Pennsylvania, and Harvard, end
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Islam in European Thought

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Minorities In The Arab World

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More books by Albert Hourani…
“We should not be ashamed to acknowledge truth from whatever source it comes to us, even if it is brought to us by former generations and foreign people. For him who seeks the truth there is nothing if higher value than truth itself”
Albert Hourani, A History of the Arab Peoples

“In the seventh century the Arabs created a new world into which other peoples were drawn. In the nineteenth and twentieth, they were themselves drawn into a new world created in western Europe.”
Albert Hourani, A History of the Arab Peoples

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