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The Cambridge History of Egypt

Volume 2. Modern Egypt, from 1517 to the End of the Twentieth Century

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  • Editor: M. W. Daly, Kettering University, Michigan
Michael Winter, Jane Hathaway, Daniel Crecelius, Nell Hanna, Daniel Dykstra, Khaled Fahmy, F. Robert Hunter, Hassan Ahmed Ibrahim, Donald Malcolm Reid, M. W. Daly, Ehud Toledano, Selma Botman, Joel Beinin, Alain Roussillon, Paul Starkey
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  • Date Published: July 2008
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521068840

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  • The Cambridge History of Egypt offers the first comprehensive English-language treatment of Egyptian history through thirteen centuries, from the Arab conquest to the present day. The two-volume survey considers the political, socio-economic, and cultural history of the world's oldest state, summarizing the debates and providing insight into current controversies. As today's Egypt reclaims a leading role in the Islamic, Arab, and Afro-Asian worlds, the project stands as testimony to its complex and vibrant past. Volume 2 traces Egypt's modern history from the Ottoman conquest to the end of the twentieth century. A wide range of scholars from the humanities and social sciences have been brought together to explore the history of the period. Their conclusions reflect the work of traditional scholarship and also indicate present trends and future directions in historical writing in Egypt.

    • The first comprehensive English-language history of Egypt from the Arab conquest to the present day
    • An international authorship of leading experts
    • An essential reference tool for students, providing up-to-date summaries and analysis of the latest research
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    Review of the hardback: '… the first Cambridge History devoted to modern Egypt …' Journal of the American Oriental Society

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    • Date Published: July 2008
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521068840
    • length: 480 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 27 x 152 mm
    • weight: 0.7kg
    • contains: 1 map
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Ottoman Egypt, 1525–1609 Michael Winter
    2. Egypt in the seventeenth century Jane Hathaway
    3. Egypt in the eighteenth century Daniel Crecelius
    4. Culture in Ottoman Egypt Nell Hanna
    5. The French occupation of Egypt, 1798–1801 Daniel Dykstra
    6. The era of Mehmed Ali Pasha, 1805–48 Khaled Fahmy
    7. Egypt under the successors of Muhammad Ali F. Robert Hunter
    8. The Egyptian empire, 1805–85 Hassan Ahmed Ibrahim
    9. The Urabi revolution and the British conquest, 1879–82 Donald Malcolm Reid
    10. The British occupation, 1882–1922 M. W. Daly
    11. Social and economic change in the 'long nineteenth century' Ehud Toledano
    12. Egypt's liberal age Selma Botman
    13. Egypt: society and economy, 1923–52 Joel Beinin
    14. Republican Egypt interpreted: revolution and beyond Alain Roussillon
    15. Modern Egyptian culture in the Arab world Paul Starkey.

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    M. W. Daly, Kettering University, Michigan

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    Michael Winter, Jane Hathaway, Daniel Crecelius, Nell Hanna, Daniel Dykstra, Khaled Fahmy, F. Robert Hunter, Hassan Ahmed Ibrahim, Donald Malcolm Reid, M. W. Daly, Ehud Toledano, Selma Botman, Joel Beinin, Alain Roussillon, Paul Starkey

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