Table of contents for Being modern in the Middle East : revolution, nationalism, colonialism, and the Arab middle class / Keith David Watenpaugh.

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Preface and Acknowledgements						
Note on Translation and Transliteration					
1: Introduction: Class, Modernity and the Architectures of Community
2: An Eastern Mediterranean City on the Eve of Revolution
Section I: Being Modern in a Time of Revolution
The Revolution of 1908 and the Beginnings of Middle-class Politics (1908-1918)
 3: Ottoman Precedents (I): 
 Journalism, Voluntary Association and the True Civilization of the Middle Class
4: Ottoman Precedents (II): 
The Technologies of the Public Sphere and the Multiple Deaths of the Ottoman Citizen
Section III: Being Modern in a Moment of Anxiety
The Middle Class Makes Sense of a "Post-war" World (1918-1924) - Historicism, 
Nationalism, and Violence
5: Rescuing the Arab from History: Orientalists' Imaginings, Wilsonianism and 
Early Arab Nationalism
6: The Persistence of Empire at the Moment of its Collapse: Ottoman-Islamic Identity 
and "New Men" Rebels
 7: Remembering the Great War: Allegory, Civic Virtue and Conservative Reaction
Section III: Being Modern in an Era of Colonialism
Middle-class Modernity and the Culture of the French Mandate for Syria (1925-1946)
8: Deferring to the Acyan: The Middle Class and the Politics of Notables
9: Steel Shirts, White Badges and the last Qabaday: Middle-class Fascists and the 
Transformations of Civil Violence	 							
10: Not Quite Syrians: Aleppo's Communities of Collaboration
11: Coda: The Incomplete Project of Middle Class Modernity and the Paradox of 
Metropolitan Desire
12. Select Bibliography
13. Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Arab nationalism.
Middle class -- Arab countries.
Social conflict -- Arab countries.
Civil society -- Arab countries.