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Title:Ahmad Am¯in (Cairo 1886-1954): advocate of social and literary reform in Egypt
Author:Mazyad, Ali Mahmud HusainISNI
City of publisher:Leiden
Geographic term:Egypt
Subjects:Islamic movements
biographies (form)
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About person:Ahmad Am¯in (1886-1954)ISNI
Abstract:A discussion of the work of an Egyptian scholar who was an indefatigable advocate of reforms. Contains: a biographical sketch in order to portray the man in his milieu and to serve as a background for a survey of his works. A general survey of his books, a conspectus of his essays on prominent persons, on social problems and reform, on problems of literature and reform. The last chapter deals with the work of Ahmad Amin in the opinion of his colleagues.