5 edition of Arab mind found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||DS36.77 .P37 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2007018379|
"The Arab Mind should nonetheless be mandatory reading for all government workers in the Middle East, as it is truly an indispensible guide through a culture that has been around longer than our own". “When you read this book, you’ll become interested in sociology as an interesting branch of human sciences. Patai is a genius/5(56). The Arab mind. [Raphael Patai] -- The classic study of Arab culture and society is now more relevant than ever. Since its original publication in , the revised edition of Raphael Patai's The Arab Mind has been recognized as one.
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First published inrevised inand now updated with new demographic information about the Arab world, The Arab Mind takes readers on a journey through the societies and peoples of a complex and volatile region.
This sensitive study explores the historical origins of Arab nationalism, the distinctive rhetorical style of Arabic speakers and its effect on politics, traditional attitudes toward child-rearing Cited by: The Arab Mind was once an obscure book by an obscure man.
Its rise to semi-prominence began inwhen during the Iraq War the American military, desperately Looking at other reviews of “The Arab Mind,” it appears readers divide into two camps/5. First published inrevised inand updated in with new demographic information about the Arab world, The Arab Mind takes readers on a journey through the societies and peoples of a complex and volatile region/5(99).
John Laffin was a prolific author with nearly books to his name. Many of his books concerned military history. Laffin's parents both served in WWI, his father in the 20th Battalion and his /5(7). Arab Mind has some sort of sinister implication.
As one critic of the book wrote, “It belongs to an old tradition that classified races according to their ostensibly characteristic traits, a field pioneered byFile Size: 1MB. Raphael Patai's recent book, The Arab Mind, is a significant scholarly contribution to the field of national character research in general and, more specifically, to the understanding of Arab culture and national character.
Further, the book implicitly suggests the relevance of national character research to intelligence analysis. Patai throws out various imperatives about rationalizing Arabic and learning the dignity of labor, but the book as a whole expressed empathy rather than condemnation.
Pub Date:. First published inrevised inand updated in with new demographic information about the Arab world, The Arab Mind takes readers on a journey through the societies and peoples of a complex and volatile region/5(69).
Arab leaders like other heads of state must deal with economic and political realities--whatever the zeitgeist of Islam. In understanding the ideas held by the Arab masses and the premises of Arab propaganda, however, Laffin's anecdotal book may be of some use. Pub Date: Sept.
20th, One of the great classics of cultural studies, The Arab Mind is a journey of observation through the society of a complex and volatile region. The political and cultural entanglements of the Middle East affect the entire world every day.
Although Arab culture often seems incomprehensible to the Western world, Raphael Patai's sensitive study unlocks the mysteries of Arab society to help us. The Arab Mind by Raphael Patai starting at $ The Arab Mind has 7 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace5/5(1).
THE ARAB MIND sets the reader right that the Arab personality is rooted in the Bedouin culture. It is not a racist book. The author confesses an extreme affection for by: First published inrevised inand updated in with new demographic information about the Arab world, The Arab Mind takes readers on a journey through the societies and peoples of a complex and volatile region/5(7).
Good read but it includes a lot of exaggeration and makes Arab seem very exotic. It is an important book not to learn about Arabs per se, but to learn about how Pages: The Arab Mind discusses the upbringing of a typical Arab boy or girl, the intense concern with honor and courage, the Arabs' tendency toward extremes of behavior, and their ambivalent attitudes toward the.
The Arab Mind - Book Summary By Raphael Patai, pages. Posted by Nosheen Z in The Arab Mind - Book Summary. This book is an analysis of the Arab psyche and their character.
The book explains the Arabic language, their history and their habits to describe why Arabs are the way they are. It discusses Islam as the main binding factor for the. One book that was frequently cited was The Arab Mind, a study of Arab culture and psychology, first published inby Raphael Patai, a cultural anthropologist who taught at, among other universities, Columbia and Princeton, and who died in The book includes a twenty-five-page chapter on Arabs and sex, depicting sex as a taboo vested with shame and repression.
Cited by: 4. The Arab Mind was originally published inbut - according to one US academic - actually belongs to the "national character" genre of writing that. Raphael Patai was a prolific cultural anthroplogist, folklorist, historian, and Biblical scholar.
He published more than articles and thirty books, including The Arab Mind, The Jewish Mind, Arab Folktales from Palestine and Israel, and Jadid al-Islam: The Jewish "New Muslims" of Meshed (the latter two published posthumously)/5().
In the Arab World on the other hand, the lack of democracy leaves most Arab citizens harboring bitter feelings toward their governments. The result is a segmented society where each segment functions according to a different value system shaped by its particular viewpoint.
Responses to “Arabs and Westerners: The Widening Gap” Author: Mohammed Nosseir. "The Arab Mind" The Arab Mind. By RAPHAEL PATAI. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, vii + pp., 3 appendices, notes, index.
$ (cloth). Reviewed by Carroll Quigley Georgetown University. Raphael Patai is well qualified to write a book on the cognitive assumptions and basic personality traits of the Arabic-speaking peoples. Yet, The Arab Mind is one of the most bloodless books ever written on the Arabs.
It reads like a report Mr. Spock might have filed after his tour with the Enterprise. Captain Kirk and the crew would have agreed that earthlings are conflict-prone and frequently illogical."The Arab Mind should nonetheless be mandatory reading for all government workers in the Middle East, as it is truly an indispensible guide through a culture that has been around longer than our own." "When you read this book, you'll become interested in sociology as an interesting branch of human sciences.
Patai is a genius.