A fascinating history of modern Egypt's leading educational institution.
Table of Contents
List of illustrations; List of tables; Acknowledgments; Note on academic terminology and transliteration; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. The Private University, 1908–1919: 1. Antecedents; 2. Implementing the plan; 3. Challenges and adjustments; Part II. The University and the Liberal Ideal, 1919–1950: 4. The transition to a state university; 5. Rival imperialisms and Egyptianization; 6. Issues of equity: a university for whom?; 7. The university and politics, 1930–1950; 8. The issue of religion; Part III. In Nasser's Shadow, 1950–1967: 9. The end of the old regime; 10. Quality, quantity, and careers; 11. Mobilizing the university?; Part IV. The University since Nasser: 12. The open door and the Islamist challenge; Conclusion and prospect; Notes; Select bibliography; Index.
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