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Abd al-Aziz al- Duri

(b. 1919)


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(b. 1919)

Iraqi educator and Arabist social historian. Focuses on Arab nationalism and identity as a cultural and linguistic matter rather than an ethnic, regional, or religious issue. Considers Islam and Arabism as a single unit, since Islam unified Arabs and gave them the intellectual and ideological basis for state formation, enabling the spread of Islam abroad.

Subjects: Islam.


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