Egypt: A Short History
This concise new guide to Egyptian history considers not only the ancient past but also the last 200 years of modernization and the evolution of the Egyptian state, right up to contemporary developments.
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TWO GRECOROMAN EGYPT
THREE ISLAMIC EGYPT
FOUR OTTOMAN EGYPT
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Abbasid administration agricultural Akhenaten Alexandria ancient Egypt Arab Arab Socialism army Ayyubids became British occupation Cairo cent central civilian commercial Coptic countryside cultural decade domestic dominant dynasty early economic Egyptian history Egyptian politics elite emerged established estimated European expansion external Fatamid feddans foreign formal French Greek growth households indigenous industry initiatives iqta Islamic Islamist Isma'il Israel Khedive Kingdom labor land late later liberal major Mamluk Middle million monarchy movement Mubarak Muhammad Ali's Muslim Brotherhood Nasser Nasserist nationalist native Egyptians Nile Valley nineteenth century onwards Ottoman Ottoman Empire parliamentary parties Pasha peasant period Pharaoh policies population production Ptolemaic Egypt Ptolemies public sector regime reign religious revenue role Roman rule ruler rural Sadat social society structure Sudan Suez Canal Sultan Syria tax-farms temple ulama University Press Upper Egypt urban village violence Wafd Wafdist Western women