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Whatever Happened to the Egyptians?: Changes in Egyptian Society from 1850 to the Present [NOOK Book]

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This delightful and informative book examines the underlying causes of some of the more disturbing social, political, economic, and cultural phenomena that characterize Egyptian society in the 1990s
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Whatever Happened to the Egyptians?: Changes in Egyptian Society from 1850 to the Present

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Overview

This delightful and informative book examines the underlying causes of some of the more disturbing social, political, economic, and cultural phenomena that characterize Egyptian society in the 1990s
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617970528
  • Publisher: American University in Cairo Press, The
  • Publication date: 3/1/2001
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 3 MB

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

Introduction 3
1 Social Mobility 7
2 Religious Fanaticism 31
3 Westernization 45
4 Masters and Servants 55
5 Public and Private Sectors 65
6 The Position of Women 77
7 The Arabic Language 85
8 Migration 93
9 Private Cars 101
10 Weddings 109
11 Summer Vacations 119
12 The Cinema 133
13 Egyptian Economists 147
14 Egypt and the Market Culture 169
Notes 175
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