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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Angela added it Aug 05, SuperSimpleDriver marked it as to-read Jul 29, Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Its prediction that “the dynamics at the top of Egypt’s political hierarchy will be determined by the military establishment’s course of action” p.

Hannah added it Dec 27, Chapter Seven, “Young Egyptians,” once again emphasizes alienation, here of younger Egyptians from the society of their elders, and deals with their recent efforts to create alternative spaces maintained primarily [End Page ] through the media. View freely available titles: The Middle East Journal.

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

Hany marked it as to-read Apr 10, Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Patrick George rated it it was amazing Jul 29, Egypt clearly has an adventurous post-colonial history, directed exclusively by military-backed, dictatorial coups from Nasser to Sadat and Mubarak, and transition to civilian dictators like Mohammed Morsi. ro


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Contact Contact Us Help. The book’s central theme is a gloomy one; that in various areas of life bdink internal political life, international standing, economic equity and wellbeing, social integration and harmony — the recent history of Egypt is one of regression and decline.

By providing a biography of each of these dictators, Osman traces Egypt’s path from Arab nationalism to the seemingly mutually exclusive counterpart Islamismfrom predominantly Christian since the dawn of time to predominantly Muslim from the 16th century onward, and from Nasserite socialism to Western-friendly-but-corruption-rife capitalism.

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The work’s conclusion offers some speculation regarding the probable course of Egypt after Mubarak. Return to Book Page. Joel Trono-Doerksen marked fromm as to-read Apr 10, Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Vikki added it Dec 19, Jenazepol marked it as to-read Jul 13, 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.


New Haven, CT and London: Youssef rated it really liked it Sep 18, frlm Candace marked it as to-read Sep 23, Published September 24th by Yale University Press. Want to Read saving…. The lengthy chapter on the Islamist movement does not Refresh and try again.

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