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Bernard Lewis was born in London, England on May 31, 1916. He graduated with honors in history from the School of Oriental Studies at the University of London in 1936 with special reference to the Middle East. In 1938, he was named an assistant lecturer at the University of London, where he näytä lisää received a Ph.D. the next year. In 1940, he was drafted into the British armed forces and assigned to the Army tank corps. He was soon transferred to intelligence. He taught at the University of London for 25 years. In 1974, he accepted joint appointments at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey and Princeton University. He also taught at Cornell from 1984 to 1990. He became an American citizen in 1982. He was a scholar of Middle Eastern history and a prolific writer. His books included The Emergence of Modern Turkey, What Went Wrong?: The Clash between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East, and From Babel to Dragomans: Interpreting the Middle East. Because he was considered an expert on interactions between the Christian and Islamic worlds, his view helped shape American foreign policy under President George W. Bush. He died on May 19, 2018 at the age of 101. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän
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Tekijän teokset

The Crisis of Islam: Holy War and Unholy Terror (2003) 1,401 kappaletta, 22 arvostelua
The Assassins: A Radical Sect in Islam (1967) 548 kappaletta, 6 arvostelua
The Arabs in History (1960) 539 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
From Babel to Dragomans: Interpreting the Middle East (2004) 447 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
The Muslim Discovery of Europe (1982) 394 kappaletta, 5 arvostelua
Islam and the West (1993) 254 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Jews of Islam (1984) 251 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Multiple Identities of the Middle East (1998) 221 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Emergence of Modern Turkey (1960) 162 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Political Language of Islam (1988) 123 kappaletta
Istanbul and the Civilization of the Ottoman Empire (1963) — Tekijä — 119 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Race and Slavery in the Middle East: An Historical Enquiry (1993) — Tekijä — 119 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Islam: The Religion and the People (2008) 73 kappaletta, 4 arvostelua
Music of a Distant Drum: Classical Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and Hebrew Poems. (2001) — Kääntäjä — 66 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
The Shaping of the Modern Middle East (1994) 61 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Middle East and the West (1964) 60 kappaletta
Christians & Jews in the Ottoman Empire: The Functioning of a Plural Society (1982) — Toimittaja — 30 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Muslims in Europe (1994) 27 kappaletta
Race and color in Islam (1971) 18 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Islam (1976) 15 kappaletta
Historians of the Middle East (1962) 7 kappaletta
Le retour de l'islam (1985) 4 kappaletta
Uno sguardo dal Medio Oriente 3 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Babilden Dragomanlara (2008) 1 kappale
A CRISE DO ISLÃO (2006) 1 kappale
Iraq. La guerra continua (2005) 1 kappale

Associated Works

What Happened to the Ancient Library of Alexandria? (2008) — Avustaja — 20 kappaletta

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Virallinen nimi
Lewis, Bernard
Trumpeldor cemetery, Tel Aviv, Israel
USA (naturalized, 1982)
Maa (karttaa varten)
Stoke Newington, London, England, UK
Voorhees Township, New Jersey, USA
England, UK
USA (naturalized 1982)
University of London (School of Oriental Studies | BA | 1936 | PhD | 1939)
University of Paris (Diplôme des Études Sémitiques | 1937)
Oppenhejm, Ruth Hélène (wife ∙ divorced)
Princeton University
Institute for Advanced Study
Cornell University
School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (Founding Member, Chairman of Academic Council)
British Army (WWII)
Palkinnot ja kunnianosoitukset
National Humanities Medal (2006)
Fellow, British Academy (1963)
American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1983)
American Philosophical Society (1973)
Harvey Prize (1978)
Irving Kristol Award (2007) (näytä kaikki 18)
National Jewish Book Award (1999)
Thomas Jefferson Medal (2002)
Atatürk International Peace Prize (2002)
Golden Plate Award from American Academy of Achievement (2004)
The Scholar-Statesman Award (2007)
Jefferson Lecture (1990)
Member, Turkish Historical Society (1972)
Honorary Member, Société Asiatique, Paris (1984)
Citation of Honour, Turkish Ministry of Culture (1973)
Membre Associé, Institut d'Egypte, Cairo (1969)
Honorary Member, Atatürk Academy of History, Language, and Culture (1984)
George Polk Award (2001)



'The Crisis of Islam' does an excellent job of reviewing the history; however, the author takes to the sideline in the novel always being careful not to be too critical of either the West or Islam.
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David_Fosco | 21 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jul 11, 2024 |
Not a very good book because it takes foregone conclusions as given and presents generalised opinions of these.
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yates9 | 28 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 28, 2024 |
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AnkaraLibrary | 28 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 23, 2024 |
In 1960, when this book was new, the prospects of Turkey entering the European Union were somewhat brighter than they are in 2024. the progress towards a secularized but Islamic state, and a modern European style economy seemed easily attainable. The iterevening decades have clouded this picture, so the book is currently seen as an interesting historical artefact, than an explanation of how an Islamic state could merge with the greater world economic andplitical systems. It has a clear account of the arrival of the sucessor state to the Ottoman Empire, unmatched in current writing on that topic. Well, worth the reading, and a preparation for reading his later work "What went Wrong." I read the 1960 edition.… (lisätietoja)
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DinadansFriend | Feb 23, 2024 |



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