Egypt on the Brink: From Nasser to Mubarak

Egypt on the Brink: From Nasser to Mubarak

by Tarek Osman

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ISBN-13: 9780300165647
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 01/11/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author


Born and raised in Egypt, Tarek Osman was educated at the American University in Cairo and Bocconi University in Italy. His writings appear in a number of publications in the United Kingdom, Europe, and the Middle East.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vi

Acknowledgements viii

A note on transliteration x

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Egypt's World 14

Chapter 2 Nasser and Arab Nationalism 41

Chapter 3 The Islamists 77

Chapter 4 The Rise of Liberal Capitalism 115

Chapter 5 Egyptian Christians 144

Chapter 6 The Mubarak Years 164

Chapter 7 Young Egyptians 196

Conclusion 225

Notes 246

Bibliography 267

Index 275

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