Whatever Else Happened to the Egyptians?: From the Revolution to the Age of Globalization / Edition 1

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Overview

What happens to a society that grows so quickly, when the habitable and cultivable land of the country is strictly limited?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789774248191
  • Publisher: American University in Cairo Press, The
  • Publication date: 1/15/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,087,795
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 4.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

GALAL AMIN is a professor of economics at the American University in Cairo. He is the author of Whatever Happened to the Egyptians? (AUC Press, 2000), Whatever Else Happened to the Egyptians? (AUC Press, 2004) and The Illusion of Progress in the Arab World (AUC Press, 2006).
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Table of Contents

1 The age of the mass society 3
2 The July revolution and the age of the mass society 21
3 Journalism 33
4 Television 45
5 The telephone 57
6 Dress 71
7 Romance 83
8 Birthdays 91
9 Culture 99
10 The economy 125
11 Rich and poor 137
12 The circus 145
13 A train journey 155
14 The doctorate 169
15 This world and the next 177
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