Egypt on the Brink has 9 ratings and 2 reviews. dictatorial coups from Nasser to Sadat and Mubarak, and transition to civilian dictators like Mohammed Morsi. Famous until the s for its religious pluralism and extraordinary cultural heritage, Egypt is now seen as an increasingly repressive and divided land, home of. Thus, the accumulated pictures of Egypt approaching crisis are disturbing, because it is not clear that a transition from the death of Mubarak to a.

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Pauline marked it as to-read Jan 01, Return to Book Page. The result is an elegantly written and insightful analysis of the fissures and discontents of contemporary Egypt.

Egypt on the Brink: From Nasser to the Muslim Brotherhood, Revised and Updated by Tarek Osman

From Nasser to Mubarakby Naeser Osman. Yale University Press, Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It is hard to imagine a timelier book than Egypt on the Brink.

Laura marked it as to-read Aug 08, Gergana Georgieva marked it as to-read Sep 28, This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Egypt on the Brink: Lucile marked it as to-read Mar 22, Specialists will find some of its interpretations about the Egyptian past, such as its attribution of part of the reason for the recent Islamist surge to Egypt’s period of Shi’ite dominance under the Fatamids pp.


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Moataz Elmasry marked it as to-read Apr 06, Trivia About Egypt on the Brin The generalization that Nasser “failed to convert his revolution into a state” p.

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Egypt on the Brink: From Nasser to the Muslim Brotherhood, Revised and Updated

This book is not updated to Egypt’s coup that brought in its current president, el-Sisi, but does lucidly explain Egypt’s multifaceted socio-cultural changes up until then. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of sgypt academic and scholarly community it serves.

This new edition takes events up tge summerlooking at how Egypt has become increasingly divided under its new Islamist government. Hany marked it as to-read In 10, Refresh and try again. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Vikki added it Dec 19, Containing considerable information drawn from academic studies and the press, the Notes also merit close reading. Chapter Four, on economic trends, documents the growth of economic inequality since Sadat’s “Opening” of the s, the growth of the gap between beneficiaries of the Opening and the bulk of the population, and the resultant lack of legitimacy of the free-market capitalism in the eyes of many Egyptians.


Angela added it Aug 05, No trivia or quizzes yet. The work’s conclusion offers some speculation regarding grink probable course of Egypt after Mubarak. Simultaneously liberal and Nasserist in perspective, the work measures Egypt’s subsequent regression against the dual idealized benchmarks of the liberal era, when cosmopolitan Egypt was fully part of the world, and the Nasser period, when anti-imperialist Egypt meant something in the world.

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