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Cultural survey of modern Egypt.

Moustafa M. Mosharrafa

Cultural survey of modern Egypt.

by Moustafa M. Mosharrafa

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Published by Longmans, Green in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt
    • Subjects:
    • Egypt -- Civilization -- 1798-

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT70 .M65
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL192367M
      LC Control Numbera 48000401

      The focus is on the Wadjet province, about km south of modern Cairo in Upper Egypt. Here archaeological records provide an especially rich dataset for the material culture of farmers. Histories of Ancient Egypt have focussed heavily on the kings, monuments and inscriptions, while the working population is hardly mentioned. Egypt - Egypt - Government and society: Egypt has operated under several constitutions, both as a monarchy and, after , as a republic. The first and most liberal of these was the constitution, which was promulgated just after Britain declared Egypt’s independence. That document laid the political and cultural groundwork for modern Egypt, declaring it an independent sovereign Islamic.

      Political history of modern Egypt Cole, J., , Colonialism and Revolution in the Middle East Social and Cultural Winter, M., , Egyptian society under Ottoman rule, Egyptian book, Author: Islam Islami.   The rich, intense story offers an inside view of modern Egypt as the country attempts to emerge from British occupation and forge its own identity. Palace Walk tells the story up to the Author: Pushpinder Khaneka.

      This study gives a comprehensive account of the evolution of the educational system in Modern Egypt, set against the events of the last twenty five years. From the Revolution of , which saw the breakdown of the party system, seen as ‘sham democracy’, to the re-adoption of the party system in. The Literature of Modern Egypt By TREVOR J. LeGASSICK of those casual visitors to the Arab world who buy E. W. Lane's Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians, readily available in a recent reprinting, would no doubt be surprised, even after visiting Egypt, to find that the work was first.


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Cultural survey of modern Egypt. London, New York, Longmans, Green [] (OCoLC) Online version: Mosharrafa, Moustafa M. Cultural survey of modern Egypt. London, New York, Longmans, Green [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Moustafa M Mosharrafa.

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