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Egypt 1945-1990 : Politics and Society - Derek Hopwood

Egypt 1945-1990

Politics and Society

Paperback Published: 26th September 1991
ISBN: 9780415094320
Number Of Pages: 224

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The second edition of this lucid and accessible work rapidly established itself as a textbook for universities and colleges. This new edition brings it further up to date and places the achievements and failures of President Mubarak in context. The new material includes an examination of Egypt's role in the Gulf Crisis.

The book is divided by topic and areas covered include:

* The political ideologies of Presidents Nasser and Sadat

* The economic problems facing the nation

* The role of Islam in politics and in society

* Egyptian culture and literature

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"A comprehensive introductory survey of modern Egypt which manages to be both balanced, judicious and stimulating and provocative of further thought and inquiry." -Peter Mansfield, "Arab Gulf Journal

Preface to the Third Editionp. xiii
Egypt and the Egyptiansp. 1
The End of the Old Regime: 1945-1952p. 20
The First Years of the New Government: 1952-1956p. 34
The Unfinished Revolution: 1956-1970p. 58
Nasser's Ideologyp. 84
Sadat's Revolution of Rectificationp. 105
The Search for Economic Progressp. 122
Education and the Growth of Culturep. 136
The Life of the Peoplep. 161
Mubarak's Middle Wayp. 183
Conclusionp. 195
Notesp. 198
Bibliographyp. 199
Indexp. 203
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ISBN: 9780415094320
ISBN-10: 0415094321
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 26th September 1991
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.61  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: New edition