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Egypt On The Brink

Pub Date : 2013-07-31 | Author : Tarek Osman | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300203707
ISBN 13 : 0300203705

DIVIn this immensely readable and thoroughly researched book, Tarek Osman explores what has happened to the biggest Arab nation since President Nasser took control of the country i..

Inside Egypt

Pub Date : 2008-04-29 | Author : John R. Bradley | Publisher : St. Martin's Press

ISBN 10 : 9780230611528
ISBN 13 : 0230611524

Five decades after Nasser and the Free Officers overthrew the British-backed monarchy in a dramatic coup d'├ętat, the future of Egypt grows more uncertain by the day. John Bradley ..

Egypt And The Levant

Pub Date : 2002-12-31 | Author : Edwin C. M. van den Brink | Publisher : T&T Clark

ISBN 10 : 0718502620
ISBN 13 : 9780718502621

This study of Egyptian-Canaanite interaction contributes to a growing interest in examining the role of social interaction between core civilizations and their less developed perip..

The Struggle For Egypt

Pub Date : 2013-03-21 | Author : Steven A. Cook | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199931774
ISBN 13 : 0199931771

"A half century ago, Egypt under nasser became the putative leader of the Arab world and a beacon for developing nations. Yet in the decades prior to the 2011 revolution, it was ru..

The Automobile Club Of Egypt

Pub Date : 2015-08-18 | Author : Alaa Al Aswany | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9781101875797
ISBN 13 : 1101875798

In British-occupied Egypt, on the eve of the 1952 revolution, respected landowner Abd el-Aziz Gaafar has fallen on hard times. Bankrupt, he moves his family to Cairo and takes a me..

Nasser

Pub Date : 2013-11-05 | Author : Said K. Aburish | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9781466856165
ISBN 13 : 1466856165

Since the death of Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1970 there has been no ideology to capture the imagination of the Arab world except Islamic fundamentalism. Any sense of..

Once Upon A Revolution

Pub Date : 2015-01-20 | Author : Thanassis Cambanis | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781451658996
ISBN 13 : 1451658990

An award-winning journalist describes the 2011 Egyptian revolution by focusing on two revolutionaries, Basem, who wanted to work from within the system to create change, and Moaz, ..