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Language and Change in the Arab Middle East: The Evolution of Modern Political Discourse
by Ami Ayalon
Middle Eastern society experienced sudden and profound change in the 19th century under the impact of European expansion and influence. But as Western ideas about politics, technology, and culture began to infiltrate Arab society, the old language proved to be an inadequate vehicle for transmitting these alien concepts from abroad. In this study of the rise of modern Arabi ...more
Hardcover, 226 pages
Published June 1st 1997 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published January 1st 1987)
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