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NAME: Peter Gran

EDUCATION, UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE:

University of Chicago (Chicago) 1974 Ph.D.

University of Chicago (Chicago) 1965 M.A.

Yale University (New Haven) 1964 B.A.

DOCTORAL DISSERTATION:

"Indigenous Roots of Modern Egyptian Culture" (Univ. of Chicago, l974).

POSITIONS HELD:

Prior to Appointment at Temple University

1977-1979-University of Texas at Austin- Visiting Assistant Professor

1975-1977-UCLA-Visiting Assistant Professor

1974-5-Core Faculty, Friends World College

Year Appointed at Temple and Rank at Appointment:

1979 Associate Professor

YEAR TENURED IF APPOINTED UNTENURED: 1981

YEAR PROMOTED TO ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IF APPOINTED

BELOW THAT RANK:

YEAR PROMOTED TO FULL PROFESSOR IF APPOINTED BELOW

THAT RANK: 1997

PUBLICATIONS:

BOOKS PUBLISHED OR IN PRESS:

The Large Landowning Class and the Peasantry in Egypt, 1837-1958

By Raouf Abbas and Dr. Assem El-Dessouky, translated by Amer Mohsen with Dr.Mona Zikri, edited by Peter Gran. (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, fall 2011 forthcoming)

Rise of the Rich: A New View of Modern World History (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2009); (Cairo: Majlis Al-A`la, 2010) the Arabic edition, forthcoming .

Islamic Roots of Capitalism, Egypt 1760-1840 (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1979).(Syracuse U. Press, 1998) re-edition updated with a new chapter.(Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 1999),a further re-edition of the 1998 version.

Al-Judhur al-islamiyah li-l-ra'smaliya: Misr 1760-1840 (Cairo, 1992). (a translation of my first book with an introduction for the Arabic reader).

Beyond Eurocentrism: A New View of Modern World History(Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1996).(Arabic Translation of Beyond Eurocentrism)(Cairo: Al-Majlis al-A'la li-l-Thaqafah, 1998).

History After the Three Worlds: Recent Issues in Historiography (Co-edited With Vinay Bahl and Arif Dirlik)(Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2000).

Al-Tarikh wa-l-muqarin li-l-sharq al-awsat (Cairo: Al-Majlis al-A`la li-l-Thaqafah, 2005)(eds. Peter Gran and Rauf `Abbas).

OTHER WORKS PUBLISHED OR IN PRESS:

"Why Study Ottoman Egypt," Newsletter of the American Research Center for Egypt, #80(1972)pp. 19-22.

"The Origins of Liberalism in Egypt: A Note on Some Misunderstandings," Al-Tali'ah v.8(1972) (in Arabic)pp. 21-4.

"The Middle East in the Historiography of Advanced Capitalism," Review of Middle East Studies V. 1 (1975)pp. 135-44.

"The Study of Medieval Islamic History 1930s-1950s in Three Well-known Texts," Review of Middle East Studies V. 2 (1976)pp. 47-56.

"The Mediterranean as a Framework for Conceptualizing Modern Arabic History," New Directions in Middle East Studies Newsletter V. 1, No. 1 1978, pp. 4-5.

"Modern Trends in Egyptian Historiography," International Journal of Middle East Studies, V. 9 (1978)pp. 367-71.

"New Horizons for the Study of Libyan History," Journal of Historical Studies V. 1, No. 2 (1979)pp. 95-104.

"On Modern Maghribi History," Revue D'Histoire Maghrebine, No. 13, January 1979pp. 57-60.

"Medical Pluralism in Arab and Egyptian History: An Overview of Class Structures and Philosophies of the Main Phases," Social Science and Medicine, V. 13B (1979)pp. 339-48.

"Political Economy as a Paradigm for the Study of Islamic History," International Journal of Middle East Studies, V. 11 (1980)pp. 511-526; reprinted in Islam and Sociological Perspectives edited by Abubaker A. Bagader(Kuala Lumpur: Muslim Youth Movement of Malaysia, 1983)83-105.

"Social Bases of Syrian Culture, 1770-1850," in Ahmad Tarabayn and others (eds.) Proceedings, 2nd International Bilad al-Sham Conference (Damascus, 1981)pp. 267-282.

"Structural Logic in Authoritarian Patterns in the Third World: The Case of Nasir, Qadhdhafi, and Qasim," Joseph Held (ed.) The Deification of the Dictator in the 20th Century (New York: NYU Press, 1982)pp. 107-128.

"Late 18th Century Egypt: Merchant Capital or Modern Capitalism?," in GREPO (ed.) l'Egypte au XIXe Siecle (Paris: CNRS, 1982)pp. 267-82.

"Reflections on Contemporary Arab Society: the Political Economy School of the 1970's," Arab Studies Quarterly v. 9 (l987)pp. 76-97. Revised and reprinted as "Late Eighteenth-Early Nineteenth Century Egypt: Merchant Capitalism or Modern Capitalism," in Huri Islamoglu-Inan The Ottoman Empire and the World Economy (Cambridge: CUP, l987)pp. 27-4l .

"Islamic Marxism in Comparative History: The Case of Lebanon Reflections on the Recent Book of Husayn Muruwah," in The Islamic Impulse edited by Barbara Stowasser (London: CCAS, Georgetown, 1987)pp. l06-l20.

"The State and the Intellectuals in Modern Syria: The Case of Tib Tizini" in Politics and the Economy in Syria edited by J.A. Allan (London: Centre of Near and Middle Eastern Studies, 1987)pp. 107-125.

"Nahwa minhaj ta'rikhi muqaran li-dirasah ta'rikh Misr al-hadith," in Ahmad 'Abd Allah (ed.) Ta'rikh Misr bayna al-minhaj al-'ilmi wa al-sira' al-hizbi (Cairo, l987)pp. 87-93.(Toward a Comparative Historical Framework for Egypt).

"Studies of Anglo-American Political Economy: Democracy, Orientalism and the Left" in Hisham Sharabi (ed.) Theory, Politics and the Arab World.(New York: Routledge, 1990)pp. 228-254.

"Mafhum Gharamshi 'an al-muthaqqaf al-taqlidi salihiyatiha li-dirasah Misr al-hadith," in Hilmi Sha'rawi et al. (eds.)Gharamshi (Damascus, 1991)pp. 353-367. (Gramsci's Concept of the traditional intellectual-its utility for the study of modern Egypt).

"An Approach to Critical Thinking: The Gulf War in Context," Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines 7/2(March 1991)pp. 21-23.

"Contemporary Orientalism in the USA" Orientalism v.5(Summer 1991)pp. 4-16.

"The Writing of Egyptian History: A Contribution to Today's Problems?"Ahram Weekly English Language Edition, 7/30/92, p.8.

"Bringing the Argument Up To Date," ibid., 8/6/92, p.8.

"The Political Economy of Aesthetics: Modes of Domination in Modern Nation States Seen Through Shakespeare Reception," Dialectical Anthropology v. 17(1992)pp. 271-288.

"The Writing of Egyptian History" Newsletter of the American Research Center in Egypt #160 (Winter 1993)pp. 1-6. (revised version of Ahram articles).

"Looking for the Real Tahtawi" Al-Ahram Weekly(Oct. 27-Nov. 2(1994)p. 5.

"Race and Racism in the Modern World: How it Works in Different Hegemonies," Transforming Anthropology v.5/1-2(1994)pp. 8-14.

"Organization of Culture and Construction of the Family in the Modern Middle East," in Amira Sonbol(ed.)Women, the Family and Divorce Laws in Islamic History(Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1996) ch. 4. (Arabic Version, Cairo, 1999).

Egypt 1760-1815, A Period of Enlightenment?" in H. Sakkut, B. O'Kane, T. Abdullah and M. Serag (eds.)Studies in Honor of Marsden Jones(Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 1997) 73-94.

Beyond Eurocentrism and its Application to Mediterranean Studies,in International Relations: Rethinking the Gulf War-Saving Peoples' Lives," in Kirsi Virtanen(ed.)Individual, Ideologies and Society (Tampere: TAPRI Research Reports #89, 2000)59-70

Contending with Middle East Exceptionalism, Arab Studies Quarterly v.6/1(Spr. 1998)6-9.

Subaltern Studies, Racism, and Class Struggle; Examples from India and the United States,(Pullman, Washington: Working Paper Series, Dept. Of Comparative American Cultures, #4 1999)

Mulahazat hawla al-hadathah fi al-`alam al-`arabi (Misr namuzijan)(Observations on Modernism in the Arab World, Egypt as an Example)Qadhaya fikriyah #29(October 1999)69-74; English version,

Notes on Modernism in the Arab World: With Reference to the Role Historians Play in Egypt, Studies in History and Arab Culture edited by Obayda Kohela(Cairo: Dar al-Misriya al-Lubnaniyah, 2001)5-12;

Quest for a Historical Interpretation of the Life of Shaykh al-Azhar Ibrahim al-Bajuri(1784-1860)-an Agenda Article, Islah am tahdith-Misr fi `asr Muhammad `Ali (Cairo: Al-Majlis Al-A`la, 1999)59-93.

Fellachen Historisch-Kritisches worterbuch des marxismus (Berlin: Inkrit/Argument, 1999) v. 4, 262-270.

. Modern Middle Eastern History Beyond Oriental Despotism, World History Beyond Hegel: An Agenda Article, Cairo Papers in Social Science v. 23/2(2001)162-199.

Tahtawi in Paris Ahram Weekly #568(Jan. 10, 2002)p. 14.

`Passive Revolution as a Possible Model for Nineteenth Century Egyptian History, Money, Land and Trade-an Economic History of the Muslim Mediterranean (ed.)Nelly Hanna (London: I.B. Tauris, 2002)84-100.

Upper Egypt in Modern History: a `Southern Question, Identity and Change in Upper Egypt (eds.)Nicholas Hopkins and Reem Saad(Cairo: AUC Press, 2004) ch. 4.

Gramsci el Principal teorica de la transformacion socialista temprana, Poder y Hegemonia: Gramsci en la era global (ed.)Dora Kanoussi(Mexico City: BUAP-Instituto Gramsci-IGS, Plaza y Valdes, 2004) ch. 4.

Fanon today in Visions of the Wretched: Homage to Frantz Fanon (ed.) Nabil Cherni (Manouba/Tunis: Manouba Faculty of Letters, 2004)

Egyptian History World and Its Peoples (New York: Marshall Cavendish, 2006)v. 8 (Egypt)1060-1065. forthcoming.

Cairo Notes Bulletin (MESA) v. 39/1 June 2005, pp. 46-48.

Egypt and Italy, 1760-1850: Toward a Comparative History, in Society and Economy in Egypt and the Eastern Mediterranean, 1600-1900 edited by Nelly Hanna and Raouf Abbas (Cairo: AUC Press, 2005) 11-40.

The Popular Uses of Muhammad `Ali, Ahram Weekly Nov. 10,2005 , p. 21 (special section).

Rediscovering Al-`Attar, Ahram Weekly #770, Nov. 24, 2005, Culture Section.

"Modern World History as the Rise of the Rich: A New Paradigm" History Compass

v. 5/3 (2007)1026-1049.

An Attempt to get Beyond Polarity of Thought in the Case of Democracy and Political Islam Oriente Moderno v. 87/2(2007)407-430. (appeared in 2008)

Historians of the 1960s-With Reference to the Early Work of Rauf `Abbas(Dunya al-muarrikhin fi al-sittiniyat-isharah ila-l-dirasat al-mubakkir li-Rauf `Abbas) Memorial Conference in Honor of the late Prof. Rauf `Abbas, Society of Egyptian Historical Studies, Cairo, Oct. 18 Fi tabin Rauf `Abbas Al-Badil (Egyptian newspaper) October 28, 2008, p. 12.

(http://www.elbadeel.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=35089&Itemid=39).

The Implications of Arab Islamic Influence on the Italian Renaissance for the Europeanization of Europes Muslims Today, Building Peace by Intercultural Dialogue

(eds.)Kirsi Henriksson and Anita Kynsilehto (Tampere: Tampere Peace Research Institute, 2008)303-318.

xHasan al-`Attar in Essays in Arabic Literary

Biography 11: 1350-1800, edited by Devin Stewart and Joseph Lowry(Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, Dec. 2009) pp. 56-68.