New PDF release: A History of Egypt: From the Arab Conquest to the Present

By Afaf Lutfi Al-Sayyid Marsot

ISBN-10: 0521700760

ISBN-13: 9780521700764

ISBN-10: 0521877172

ISBN-13: 9780521877176

Egypt occupies a primary place within the Arab global. Its borders among sand and sea have existed for millennia and but, until eventually 1952, the rustic used to be governed by means of foreigners. Afaf al-Sayyid Marsot explores the paradoxes of Egypt's historical past in a brand new variation of her winning a brief background of glossy 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, via the Nasser and Sadat years, the hot variation takes the tale as much as the current day. in the course of the Mubarak period, Egyptians have noticeable significant alterations with the increase of globalization and its results on their economic system, the arrival of latest political events, the entrenchment of Islamic fundamentalism and the resultant altering attitudes to girls. This brief historical past is perfect for college kids and travelers.

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