By Afaf Lutfi Al-Sayyid Marsot

ISBN-10: 0521700760

ISBN-13: 9780521700764

ISBN-10: 0521877172

ISBN-13: 9780521877176

Egypt occupies a principal place within the Arab international. Its borders among sand and sea have existed for millennia and but, until eventually 1952, the rustic used to be governed via foreigners. Afaf al-Sayyid Marsot explores the paradoxes of Egypt's background in a brand new version of her winning a brief heritage of smooth Egypt. Charting the years from the Arab conquest, throughout the age of the Mamluks, Egypt's incorporation into the Ottoman Empire, the liberal test in constitutional executive within the early 20th century, by means of the Nasser and Sadat years, the hot variation takes the tale as much as the current day. throughout the Mubarak period, Egyptians have obvious significant adjustments with the increase of globalization and its results on their financial system, the arrival of recent political events, the entrenchment of Islamic fundamentalism and the resultant altering attitudes to girls. This brief historical past is perfect for college students and travelers.

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