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Rifa'at Abou-El-HajRifa'at Abou-El-Haj

Ph.D., Princeton University Modern Near East, Europe



R. A. Abou-El-Haj's major interests are early modern, modern European, Near Eastern and North African history with an emphasis on political economy, culture, the study of comparative history, comparative historiography, and the critical evaluation of postmodernism and post-colonial studies. His research interests and publications are in the history of the Ottoman Turks and the Arabs and their cultures. He is the author of two books, co-editor and contributor to a third book, twenty-five articles, and thirty book reviews. Abou-El-Haj's teaching interests are focused on the social processes that produce multi-cultural societies where differences are mutually forged and symbiotically achieved for the purposes of minimizing and resolving conflict.

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