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Cosmopolitan Ottomans

27 mins | Oct 22, 2019

The myth of the sectarian Middle East. The pretext offered for the late colonialism of the Middle East was to lead its inhabitants towards freedom and independence, writes historian, Ussama Makdisi in Aeon magazine as he examines why the weight of Western colonialism may have distorted the nature of the region.

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From Aeon magazine