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By Afaf Lutfi Al-Sayyid Marsot

Egypt occupies a critical place within the Arab global. Its borders among sand and sea have existed for millennia and but, until eventually 1952, the rustic was once governed through foreigners. Afaf al-Sayyid Marsot explores the paradoxes of Egypt's heritage in a brand new version of her profitable a brief heritage of glossy Egypt. Charting the years from the Arab conquest, during the age of the Mamluks, Egypt's incorporation into the Ottoman Empire, the liberal test in constitutional executive within the early 20th century, via the Nasser and Sadat years, the recent version takes the tale as much as the current day. through the Mubarak period, Egyptians have obvious significant alterations with the increase of globalization and its results on their financial system, the appearance of recent political events, the entrenchment of Islamic fundamentalism and the resultant altering attitudes to girls. This brief background is perfect for college students and travelers.

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