Historical Dictionary of Egypt / Edition 2

Historical Dictionary of Egypt / Edition 2

by Arthur Goldschmidt Jr.
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Historical Dictionary of Egypt / Edition 2

Goldschmidt's style is readable and clear....this is a well-done reference work, invaluable for understanding current events. —G. Walsh, CHOICE "The authors combine an ability to write simply and clearly with an encyclopedic knowledge of modern Egyptian history. The "Dictionary ought to become a standard handy reference for readers ranging from high school students to Egyptian specialists. —Donald Malcolm Reid, MESA BULLETIN "...clearly written entries...it is a strong basic reference source." —ARBA

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ISBN-13: 9780810829497
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 06/28/1994
Series: African Historical Dictionaries Series , #67
Pages: 395
Product dimensions: 5.46(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.07(d)

About the Author

Arthur Goldschmidt, Jr. is Professor Emeritus of Middle East History at the Pennsylvania State University. His work as a teacher of undergraduate and graduate students was recognized in the 2000 Mentoring Award by the Middle East Studies Association. Robert Johnston is Associate Dean of Libraries and Learning Technologies at the American University in Cairo.

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No Arab scholar can ignore the publication of this dictionary because of the amazing facts that it contains...I think it would be appropriate to invite our specialized organizations...to translate it somehow
— Sami Khashaba, translated from Arabic by Arthur Goldschmidt

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