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1870 Arab Nationalism

Arab Nationalism“ … During the last decades of the 19th century, Arab intellectuals in Syria, Lebanon and Egypt began to advocate a revival of Arab culture and cultural ‘independence’ from the Ottoman Empire. By the beginning of the 20th century, with the spread of the spirit of nationalism to the area, they began to think and talk about ‘decentralizing’ Ottoman rule and, more hesitantly, eventual political liberation and the establishment of an independent Arab state (e.g. Separated from the Ottoman Empire).”

Source: Morris, Benny. The Birth of The Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited.

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