PLEASE DO NOT USE EXTERNAL SOURCES. I will provide attachments of the readings. Most attachments will start with W1 or W2 meaning Week 1 or week 2. I would like you to go for question 1 however if the author feels he can do better on one of the other topics go ahead. Yet again i Emphasise on not using external sources. The attached readings are each relating to its question. However there will be a document with further readings to choose from.
(Note that is a course in a business management degree)
Write a 2000-2500-word essay on one of the suggested topics below, or on another topic that you and the instructor have agreed on. Footnotes are included in the word count. The bibliography is not included in the word count
1. What is the ‘Arab World’? • Can cartography (or the power of mapping) alone define ‘Arabness’? • Is ‘Arab’ an ‘ethnos’? What is ‘ethnos’? • How does remapping of the ‘Arab World’ necessitate re-writing of its history? • What is the role of the Arabic language and Islam in the formation of the Arab world historically? • In what ways has the history of the formation of the ‘Arab World’ as a mappable territorial entity contributed to the definition of ‘Arabness’ today? Refer to Week 1 and 2 readings 2.