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Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

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Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Arthur Goldschmidt and Amy J. Johnson

This book presents new and often dismissed aspects of the constitutional monarchy era in Egyptian history. It demonstrates that many of the domestic and regional sociopolitical and cultural changes credited to the 1952 revolutionaries actually began in the decades before the July coup. Arguing against the predominant view of the pre-revolutionary era in Egypt as one of creeping decay, the volume restores understandings of the 1919–1952 years as integral to modern nation-state formation and social transformation. The book's chapters show that Egypt's real revolutions were long-term processes ... Read more



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