This book uses both microeconomic theory and social and political analysis to show how the interaction of social classes, technical change, government policy, and the international and state systems have shaped Egypt's agricultural development.
1. Introduction 2. Primitive Accumulation in Egypt 3. Technical and Social Change, 1890–1914 4. The Nature of Technical Change in Egyptian Agriculture, 1920–1940 5. Stagnation and Inequality, 1920–1940 6. Egyptian Agriculture Transformed, 1940–1980 7. Conclusion