A Brief History of Egypt

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Infobase Publishing, Jan 1, 2008 - History - 294 pages
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Chronicles the history of Egyptian politics, economics, social and cultural developments from ancient times to the present.
 

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Contents

The Land and Its People
1
Ancient Egypt c 10000 BCE525 BCE
11
Persian Greek Roman and Arab Rule 525 BCE1250 CE
30
Mamluk and Ottoman Rule 12501798
49
Early Westernizing Reform 17981879
61
The British Occupation and Nationalist Resistance 18791918
84
Ambiguous Independence 19181936
108
The Palestine Question and World War II 19361952
126
Anwar Sadat 19711981
187
Contemporary Egypt 19812007
212
Conclusion
227
Glossary of Terms and Organizations
230
Basic Facts about Egypt
240
Chronology
244
Bibliography
255
Suggested Reading
258

Military Rule and Arab Nationalism 19521961
143
Arab Socialism 19611971
168

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