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

By Afaf Lutfi Al-Sayyid Marsot

Egypt occupies a important place within the Arab international. Its borders among sand and sea have existed for millennia and but, till 1952, the rustic used to be governed through foreigners. Afaf al-Sayyid Marsot explores the paradoxes of Egypt's historical past in a brand new variation of her profitable a quick background 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 scan in constitutional govt within the early 20th century, via the Nasser and Sadat years, the recent variation takes the tale as much as the current day. in the course of the Mubarak period, Egyptians have obvious significant alterations with the increase of globalization and its results on their financial system, the arrival of latest political events, the entrenchment of Islamic fundamentalism and the resultant altering attitudes to girls. This brief background is perfect for college kids and travelers.

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