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Seminar 14: Islamofascism & the New Sonderweg Thesis

Cheikha Rimitti, rouh ya berani

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Essential Texts

  • Peter Wien, "The Culpability of Exile: Arabs in Nazi Germany", Geschichte und Gesellschaft 37 (2011): 332-358. PDF
  • Ulrike Freitag and Israel Gershoni, "The Politics of Memory: The Necessity for Historical Investigation into Arab Responses to Fascism and Nazism", Geschichte und Gesellschaft 37 (2011): 311-331. PDF
  • Jeffrey Herf, Excerpts from Nazi Propaganda for the Arab World (Yale UP, 2009).

 

Recommended Reading

  • Peter Wien, "Coming to Terms with the Past: German Academia and Historical Relations between the Arab Lands and Nazi Germany," International Journal of Middle East Studies 42 (2010): 311-321.
  • Edmond Cao-Van-Hoa, "Der Feind meines Feindes..." Darstellungen des nationalsozialistischen Deutschland in ägyptischen Schriften (Frankfurt a.M., 1990).
  • Klaus Gensicke, Der Mufti von Jerusalem und die Nationalsozialisten: Eine politische Biographie Amin el-Husseinis (Darmstadt, 2007).
  • Israel Gershoni, ‘Confronting Nazism in Egypt—Tawfiq al-Hakim’s Anti-Totalitarianism, 1938-1945’, Tel-Aviver Jahrbuch für deutsche Geschichte 26 (1997): 121-50.
  • _____, Light in the Shade: Egypt and Fascism, 1922-1937 (Tel Aviv, 1999).
  • Jeffrey Herf, Nazi Propaganda for the Arab World (Yale UP, 2009).
  • Lukasz Hirszowicz, The Third Reich and the Arab East (London, 1966).
  • Gerhard Höpp, Peter Wien, and René Wildangel (eds.), Blind für die Geschichte? Arabische Begegnungen mit dem Nationalsozialismus (Berlin, 2004).
  • Mustafa Kabha, "'My Enemy's Enemy--A Friend': Attitudes of the Palestinian National Movement towards Fascism and Nazism, 1925-1945," Zmanim 17 (1999): 79-86. [in Hebrew]
  • Klaus-Michale Mallmann and Martin Cüppers, Halbmond und Hakenkreuz: Das Dritte Reich, die Araber and Palästina (Darmstadt, 2006).
  • Robert L. Melka, The Axis and the Arab Middle East, 1930-1945, Ph.D. Dissertation (University of Minnesota, 1966).
  • The Nation Associates, The Record of Collaboration of King Farouk of Egypt with the Nazis and Their Ally, the Mufti (New York, 1948).
  • Francis Nicosia. The Third Reich and the Palestine Question (London, 1985).
  • Götz Nordbruch, "Bread, Freedom, Independence: Opposition to Nazi Germany in Lebanon and Syria and the Struggle for a Just Order," in "Intellectual History in Middle Eastern Studies", eds. Amy Singer and Israel Gershoni, special issue Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 28, 3 (2008): 416-422.
  • _____. "Defending the French Revolution During World War II: Raif Khoury and the Intellectual Challenge of Nazism in the Levant", Mediterranean Historical Review 21, 2 (2006): 219-238.
  • _____. Nazism in Syria and Lebanon: The Ambivalence of the German Option, 1933-1945 (London, 2009).
  • Itamar Rabinovich, "Germany and the Syrian Political Scene in the late 1930s," in Germany and the Middle East, 1835-1939, ed. J.L. Wallach (Tel Aviv, 1975), 191-198.
  • Bernd Philipp Schröder, Deutschland und der Mittlere Osten im Zweiten Weltkrieg (Göttingen, 1975).
  • Hans von Steffens, Salaam: Geheimcommando zum Nil, 1942 (Neckargemund, 1960).
  • Heinz Tillmann, Deutschlands Araberpolitik im Zweiten Weltkrieg (Berlin, 1965).
  • Charles Tripp, "Ali Mahir and the Politics of the Egyptian Army, 1936-1942," in Contemporary Egypt: Through Egyptian Eyes. Essays in Honour of P.J. Vatikiotis, ed. Charles Tripp (London, 1993), 45-71.
  • Keith David Watenpaugh, "Steel Shirts, WHite Badges, and the Last Qabaday: Fascism, Urban Violence and Civic Identity in Aleppo under French Rule," in France, Syrie, et Liban, 1918-1946: Les ambiguïtés et les dynamiques de la relation mandataire, ed. N. Méouchy (Damascus, 2003), 325-347.
  • Peter Wien, Iraqi Arab Nationalism: Authoritarian, Totalitarian, and Pro-Fascist Inclinations, 1932-1941 (New York, 2006).
  • Stefan Wild, "National Socialism in the Arab East between 1933 and 1939," Die Welt des Islams 25 (1985): 126-173.
  • René Wildangel, Zwischen Achse und Mandatsmacht: Palästina und der Nationalsozialismus (Berlin, 2007).