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  • Egypt, Islam, and the Arabsby Israel Gershoni; James P Jankowski

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 124.99

    In this study of the development of Egyptian nationalism during the early part of this century, the authors argue that it was slow to evolve because Islam constituted both a religious and a political community that did not recognize territorial boundaries. more...

  • Copts of Egyptby Vivian Ibrahim

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 45.00

    The Coptic Christians of Egypt have traditionally been portrayed as a ?beleaguered minority?, persecuted in a Muslim majority state and by the threat of political Islam. Vivian Ibrahim presents a vivid and alternative image of the community, examining Coptic agency in the twentieth century through newly discovered Coptic archival sources. She reveals... more...

  • Sons of Ishmaelby G.W. Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    Merely to inhabit a desert demands much skill, craft, experience and travel. For the numerous nomadic tribes of Africa and the Middle East, living ancestors of the Egyptians, Jews and Arabs, Egypt is their meeting ground. The author, with twenty-five years of accumulated knowledge, here sets out to present analyses of their cultures and beliefs, along... more...

  • Unprotectedby Oroub El-Abed

    International Development Research Centre 2009; US$ 20.00

    Based on personal interviews with Palestinian families, Oroub El-Abed examines the effects of displacement and the livelihood strategies that Palestinians have employed while living in Egypt. The author also analyzes the impact of fluctuating Egyptian government policies on the Palestinian way of life. With limited basic human rights and in the context... more...

  • The Copts in Egyptian Politicsby B.L. Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    This book explores the political relationship between the Muslim majority and Coptic minority in Egypt between 1918 and 1952. Many Egyptians hoped to see the collaboration of the 1919 revolution spur the creation of both a new collective Egyptian identity and a state without religious bias. Traditional ways of governing, however, were not so easily... more...

  • South Africa - The Present as Historyby John S. Saul; Patrick Bond

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 70.00

    Analyses the roots of power, patriarchy, ecological destruction and capitalist dynamics, of anti-apartheid resistance and of on-going movements against inequality and injustice in contemporary South Africa, to show how its contemporary realities are rooted in its past history and earlier struggles for independence. more...

  • Copts at the Crossroadsby Mariz Tadros

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 29.95

    In the light of the escalation of sectarian tensions during and after Mubarak?s reign, the predicament of the Arab world?s largest religious minority, the Copts, has come to the forefront. This book poses such questions as why there has been a mass exodus of Copts from Egypt, and how this relates to other religious minorities in the Arab region; why... more...

  • The Pasha's Bedouinby Reuven Aharoni

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Egypt?s history is interwoven with conflicts of Bedouin, governments and peasants, competing over same cultivated lands and of migrations of nomads from the deserts to the Nile Valley. Mehemet Ali?s era represented the initial ending of the traditional tribalism, and the beginning of emergence of a semi-urban community, which became an integral part... more...

  • Wretched Kushby Stuart Tyson Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 45.95

    Professor Smith uses the tools of anthropology to examine the ancient Egyptian construction of ethnic identities with its stark contrast between civilized Egyptians and barbaric foreigners - those who made up the 'Wretched Kush' of the title more...

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