A History of Egypt: From the Arab Conquest to the Present - download pdf or read online

By Afaf Lutfi Al-Sayyid Marsot

Egypt occupies a important place within the Arab global. Its borders among sand and sea have existed for millennia and but, until eventually 1952, the rustic was once governed through foreigners. Afaf al-Sayyid Marsot explores the paradoxes of Egypt's heritage 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 test in constitutional executive within the early 20th century, through the Nasser and Sadat years, the recent variation takes the tale as much as the current day. through the Mubarak period, Egyptians have noticeable significant alterations with the increase of globalization and its results on their economic climate, the appearance of latest political events, the entrenchment of Islamic fundamentalism and the ensuing altering attitudes to girls. This brief background is perfect for college kids and travelers.

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