This book reflects the argument on agrarian transformation in Egypt. It focuses on the role of agricultural mechanization in the labor process in rural Egypt. The book emphasizes the changing role of the household and the relations between households, particularly the role of women and children. .
1. Anthropology and Agricultural Change in Egypt 2. Agrarian Transformation in Egypt 3. A Village in Upper Egypt 4. People and Land 5. The Household 6. Women and the Household 7. Mechanization and the Labor Process 8. The Labor Process and the Labor Market in Agriculture 9. Marketing 10. Politics in Musha 11. Inequality, Class, and the State in Rural Egypt