The Copts of Egypt: The Challenges of Modernisation and Identity

The Copts of Egypt: The Challenges of Modernisation and Identity

by Vivian Ibrahim

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ISBN-13: 9780857736321
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 12/02/2010
Series: Library of Modern Middle East Studies
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Vivian Ibrahim is Fellow in Middle Eastern History at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Notes on Transliteration and Translation

Part I Inter-Communal Relations: The Copts and the State (1805-1946)
1. Religion and State Building in the Khedival Period (1798-1882)
2. The Making of New National Identities (1882-1919)
3. Constitutional Politics and Political Islam (1922-1946)

Part II Intra-Communal Relations: The Coptic Community from Within (1882-1954)
4. Benevolence and Philanthropy (1882-1945)
5. Factionalism and Corruption (1882-1945)
6. A Coptic Revolution: Harakat Al-Tathir (1952-1954)


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