Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

  • Religious Strife in Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    Crisis and Ideological Conflict in the Seventies

    By Nadia Ramsis Farah

    This critical analysis investigates the causes that brought about one of the most tumultuous periods in modern Egyptian history – the clashes between the Muslims and Copts during the 1970s. A unique retrospective, it features probing interviews with Egyptian intellectuals, writers, political and…

    Paperback – 2014-07-04
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  • Education in Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    By Judith Cochran

    Egyptian education is a central, social and economic force in the Middle East. For hundreds of years Al Azhar University has been the centre of Islamic thinking and education. More recently Egypt became the leader in secular education as Mohammed Ali established the first medical, veterinarian,…

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  • Egypt from Nasser to Mubarak (RLE Egypt)

    A Flawed Revolution

    By Anthony McDermott

    Ever since Nasser overthrew Prince Farouk in 1952, Egypt has held a special, leading position within the Arab world. It is now facing major problems, the most serious of which are the growing strength of the Muslim fundamentalists, continuing population growth and external debt problems. Together,…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
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  • Egypt, 1798-1952 (RLE Egypt)

    Her Advance Towards a Modern Identity

    By J.C.B. Richmond

    Egypt was the first of the Arab-speaking Muslim countries to come into close contact with modern European states. The experience was not a particularly happy one. It resulted in political and economic subjugation and in the breakdown of her traditional culture and society: but it led also to her…

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  • Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

    Edited by Various

    Routledge Library Editions: Egypt brings together as one set, or individual volumes, a series of previously out-of-print classics from a variety of academic imprints. With titles ranging from Education in Egypt to Egypt in Transition, from Egyptian Religion to Egypt's Economic Potential, this set…

    Hardback – 2012-11-23
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  • Education in Modern Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    Ideals and Realities

    By Georgie D.M. Hyde

    This study gives a comprehensive account of the evolution of the educational system in Modern Egypt, set against the events of the last twenty five years. From the Revolution of 1952, which saw the breakdown of the party system, seen as ‘sham democracy’, to the re-adoption of the party system in…

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  • Egypt Since the Revolution (RLE Egypt)

    Edited by P.J. Vatikiotis

    As the leaders of a revolutionary, nationalist regime, the Egyptian Free Officers who came to power following the 1952 Revolution committed themselves to the attainment of goals associated with modernization, namely rapid economic development based on State planning and industrialization and the…

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  • Egypt's Economic Potential (RLE Egypt)

    By Roberto Aliboni

    Over the last ten years the Egyptian economy has undergone a major transformation which has led to greater decentralisation and international competition. This transformation, along with changing circumstances in the surrounding Arab areas and the end of hostilities with Israel, has given a boost…

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  • Ibrahim of Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    By Pierre Crabitès

    The name and fame of Muhammad Ali, the Founder of Modern Egypt, are well known. His vivid personality has appealed to many writers, who have concentrated the limelight on him. Some of them have allowed Muhammad Ali’s son, Ibrahim, to appear on the stage, but they have assigned him a more or less…

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  • The Copts in Egyptian Politics (RLE Egypt

    By B.L. Carter

    This book explores the political relationship between the Muslim majority and Coptic minority in Egypt between 1918 and 1952. Many Egyptians hoped to see the collaboration of the 1919 revolution spur the creation of both a new collective Egyptian identity and a state without religious bias.…

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  • Sons of Ishmael (RLE Egypt)

    A Study of the Egyptian Bedouin

    By G.W. Murray

    Merely to inhabit a desert demands much skill, craft, experience and travel. For the numerous nomadic tribes of Africa and the Middle East, living ancestors of the Egyptians, Jews and Arabs, Egypt is their meeting ground. The author, with twenty-five years of accumulated knowledge, here sets out to…

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  • The Transformation of Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    By Mark N. Cooper

    The assassination of Sadat brings to an end another era in Egyptian history. This book examines the crucial issues in the transformation of Egypt in the period between the death of Nasser and the murder of Sadat. Focusing on the upheavals in the Egyptian political and economic structure over the…

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  • Egypt, Old and New (RLE Egypt)

    A popular account. With many engravings, nearly 50 coloured plates and a map

    By Percy Falcke Martin

    A work of history, culture, politics, economics, packed with period photographs and period insights.…

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