A Salafi Student, Orientalist Scholarship, and Radio Berlin in Nazi Germany: Taqi al-Din al-Hilali and His Experiences in the West

  title={A Salafi Student, Orientalist Scholarship, and Radio Berlin in Nazi Germany: Taqi al-Din al-Hilali and His Experiences in the West},
  author={Umar Ryad},
In recent years, two methods of research have been developed for the study of Arab-Nazi encounters.1 A group of historians try to “contextualize authoritarian and totalitarian trends in the Arab world within a broad political spectrum, choosing subaltern perspectives and privileging the analysis of local voices in the press over colonial archives and the voices of grand theoreticians.”2 Such relations should be seen within the scope of the interaction between memory, politics, and the history… 
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  • J. Herf
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  • 2009
During World War II and the Holocaust, the Nazi regime engaged in an intensive effort to appeal to Arabs and Muslims in the Middle East and North Africa. It did so by presenting the Nazi regime as a
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Nazi Propaganda for the Arab World
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  • Peter Wien
  • History
    International Journal of Middle East Studies
  • 2010
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The 1930s are generally represented as a decade of crisis in Egypt's liberal experiment. In this conventional interpretation, a clear and acute expression of the crisis can be found in the
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Ibn Dāniyāl's (d. 1311) shadow play Tayf al-Khayāl takes as its setting Cairo in the early Mamlūk period, a city depicted in the play as decadent and yet subjected to ineffective moral reforms. The
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Of all the lessons that Adolf Hitler claimed to have drawn from his experiences in the Great War, none would prove to be more significant in its consequences than his discovery of the power of
‘Cultural Fusion’ of Thought and Ambitions? Memory, Politics and the History of Arab–Nazi German Encounters
In recent years, the history of Arab–Nazi German relations has received considerable attention. Nearly half a century after the publication of Heinz Tillmann’sDeutschlands Araberpolitik im Zweiten