Printing Presses and Arabic Identity

Napoleon Bonaparte brought the printing press to Egypt. It operated in the Bulawayo section of Cairo.

The Americans brought printing press to Beirut from Malta in 1830’s, under the direction of Eli Smith.

Although the intention was to influence the population, it empowered the Arabic lexicon and gave birth to the modern Arabic Identity.

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Photo: logo idea of AACCA designed by Wissam Charafeddine

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Wissam, Wesley, or simply W, is an educator, writer, entrepreneur, engineer, activist, ex-Imam, humanist, liberal thinker with interest and mediocre attempt at many takes of life. A modern confused Renaissance man, who uses doubt as a path for emancipation and science as a road towards enlightenment.

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