A Transnational Dialogue from the Arab-Argentine Immigrant Press


Syrian revolt

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Logroño Narbona, M. del M. (1). A Transnational Dialogue from the Arab-Argentine Immigrant Press. Al-Raida Journal, 5-9. https://doi.org/10.32380/alrj.v0i0.202


Beyond the geographical borders of the Middle East, discourses and debates about Middle Eastern women played an important role in the Arabic immigrant press in
the Mahjar (diaspora). This article explores the particular case of al-Istiklaal in the final moments and aftermath of the Great Syrian Revolt, “the largest, longest, and
most destructive of the Arab Middle Eastern revolts” (Provence, 2005, p. 12). From its first issue in June 1926 until late 1929, this Arab-Argentine newspaper systematically attacked the French Mandate and advocated for an independent Syria and Lebanon, which should be part of a larger pan-Arab political entity.



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