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Historical Consciousness for Modern Citizenship: Egyptian Schooling and the Lessons of History during the Constitutional Monarchy

Barak A. Salmoni

in Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Turning to the ideological component of the pre-1952 Egyptian state's modernization project, this chapter shows how nationalist pedagogues employed education to cultivate a consciousness of civic ... More


The new Kid on the block Bahibb issima and the Emergence of the Coptic community in the Egyptian public sphere

Samia Mehrez

in Egypt's Culture Wars: Politics and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163746
eISBN:
9781617970399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163746.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The release of the controversial Egyptian film Bahibb issima (I Love Cinema), directed by Usama Fawzi and written by Hani Fawzi, in the summer of 2004 triggered a heated debate of national ... More


The Role of the State in Development

Nadia Ramsis Farah

in Egypt's Political Economy: Power Relations in Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162176
eISBN:
9781617970337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162176.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the theoretical controversy raging between the proponents of neoliberalism, who advocate the complete withdrawal of the state from the economy, and the proponents of the ... More


The Development of Relations between the Mixed Courts and the Executive Authority in Egypt (1875–1904)

Isabelle Lendrevie-Tournan

in Judges and Political Reform in Egypt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774162015
eISBN:
9781617970993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162015.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the beginning of the mixed courts (1875–1904). During this period, these new “Egyptian” mixed jurisdictions went through multiple crises, notably the debt of the Egyptian ... More


Violence and the State

Alan B. Lloyd

in Ancient Egypt: State and Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199286188
eISBN:
9780191804328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199286188.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the role of violence in the state system. The Egyptian state was created through violence and maintained ultimately by the veiled threat or physical application of force. ... More


Double Standards

On Barak

in On Time: Technology and Temporality in Modern Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276130
eISBN:
9780520956568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276130.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 2 (“Double Standards”) recounts how the racial presuppositions of British railway engineers about “indolent time-mindless Orientals” percolated into scheduling and management schemes between ... More


Changing Times

Jill Kamil

in Labib Habachi: The Life and Legacy of an Egyptologist

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160615
eISBN:
9781617970184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160615.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Habachi and Werner Kaiser shared an interest of the cataract region. Strategically, Elephantine was crucial as it commanded the Nile cataracts and the channels that enabled communication by water ... More


The State Railways

Samir Simaika and Nevine Henein

in Marcus Simaika: Father of Coptic Archaeology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774168239
eISBN:
9781617978265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168239.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter focuses on Marcus Simaika's career in the Egyptian State Railways. When Simaika graduated in 1882, Egypt was under British occupation. Gross financial mismanagement, first by the ... More


The Historical Context

Alan B. Lloyd

in Ancient Egypt: State and Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199286188
eISBN:
9780191804328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199286188.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter presents a conspectus of Egyptian prehistory and history down to the Roman Period. It emphasizes that the evolution of proto-Egyptian society and civilization developed with increasing ... More


Government of the Kingdom

Alan B. Lloyd

in Ancient Egypt: State and Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199286188
eISBN:
9780191804328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199286188.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter describes the evolution of the administrative machinery through which the Egyptian state operated to determine the ways in which the power of Pharaoh was articulated within the kingdom ... More


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