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Modern Salafism 03:45 European expansion in terms of trade with India, circumnavigation of Africa, and  military makes Europe less dependent on the Ottomans. Millet- Religious Community/Salvation (laws of jizya poll tax; Ahl al-Dhimma  assured protection if they paid tax. Primarily Jews and Christians. One of the  important factors was that these Jews and Christians knew other languages such  as Latin which played an intermediary role between the Muslim empire and the  West (Europe). These communities became central with the relationship with the  West. Ottomans had to adapt.  Before, the Arabs associated with the villages that they came from rather  nationalism identity. This only came about later with the ideas of nationalism in  Europe. Nationalism was premised on Fusha (language; although there were  differences in dialect), historical memory (Muhammad through Arabism was able  to spread his message and create an empire and the disintegration of the empire  was due to non-Arabs i.e. Persians and Ottomans.) The idealism of political  ideology (One Arab state) and the pragmatism of political reality (local states)  though has a party to play.  British and French wanted to push Arab notions of nationalism against the  Ottomans. They supported rebellions etc. 
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2011 for the course RELI 2080 taught by Professor Ahmedalrahim during the Spring '11 term at UVA.

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