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 The Era of Sadat: Continuity and Change in Anti‐Extremist Rhetoric

Jeffrey T. Kenney

in Muslim Rebels: Kharijites and the Politics of Extremism in Egypt

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195131697
eISBN:
9780199785001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513169X.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter covers the political discourse on Islamist extremism during the Sadat years. Sadat established his reputation as president by steering a course away from the policies of his predecessor. ... More


Rearguard Action

Yezid Sayigh

in Armed Struggle and the Search for State: The Palestinian National Movement, 1949-1993

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296430
eISBN:
9780191685224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296430.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the events of the time when Sadat addressed the Israeli Knesset in Jerusalem. His determination to pursue his diplomatic initiative shattered the PLO strategy of balancing ... More


The Arab World and Western Intelligence: Analysing the Middle East, 1956-1981

Dina Rezk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698912
eISBN:
9781474435253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698912.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book addresses a critical question embedded within a heated debate about the ‘failure’ of American intelligence in a post 9/11 age: have Western experts in some fundamental way failed to ... More


Welcome, Sadat

in Mongrels or Marvels: The Levantine Writings of Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769532
eISBN:
9780804777889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769532.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In this chapter, Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff reflects on Egyptian president Anwar Sadat's state visit to Israel in November 1977. She also talks about her earlier writings about her childhood in ... More


Negotiating Political Landscapes: (Pope Shenouda III, 1971–)

Nelly van Doorn-Harder

in The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy: The Popes of Egypt: A History of the Coptic Church and Its Patriarchs, Volume 3

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774161032
eISBN:
9781617971037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161032.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Pope Shenouda III, 1971–, is the 117th pope of Egypt and has guided the Coptic community into an era far more complex then the church had ever previously faced.


Security and Belief in the Rhetoric of the Sermon

Patrick D. Gaffney

in The Prophet's Pulpit: Islamic Preaching in Contemporary Egypt

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520084711
eISBN:
9780520914582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520084711.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter begins by examining a sermon that was preached on the special occasion of the visit of President Sadat to Minya in December 1978. This was the chief executive's first visit to this ... More


Maintenance and Obedience: A History of Personal Status Law in Egypt

Nadia Sonneveld

in Khul' Divorce in Egypt: Public Debates, Judicial Practices, and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774164842
eISBN:
9781617971082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164842.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Discusses the issues in the film Uridu halan which, according to informants, aroused most empathy and acted as a catalyst for publicly exposing issues surrounding the reform of personal status law. ... More


Popular Egyptian Cinema: Gender, Class, and Nation

Viola Shafik

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160530
eISBN:
9781617970108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160530.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book examines popular and commercial movies from Egypt's film industry, including a number of the biggest box-office hits widely distributed in Egypt and the Arab world. Turning a critical eye ... More


The Progressive Policy of the Government

Gregory Starrett

in Putting Islam to Work: Education, Politics, and Religious Transformation in Egypt

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209268
eISBN:
9780520919303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209268.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter outlines Egypt's response to the professionalization of teaching and educational administration during the twentieth century. It takes a look at how the expansion of schooling as a ... More


Trek to Nowhere

Gholam R. Afkhami

in The Life and Times of the Shah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253285
eISBN:
9780520942165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253285.003.0023
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The shah's decision to leave was hard on his friends and supporters, many of whom believed at the time that if the shah remained, Khomeini would not return to Iran. The decision disheartened the ... More


Closing in a Dream

Gholam R. Afkhami

in The Life and Times of the Shah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253285
eISBN:
9780520942165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253285.003.0026
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The plane carrying the shah from the Azores arrived in Cairo on the 24th of March. As it landed, the shah noticed President Sadat standing with the Egyptian dignitaries and an honor guard waiting to ... More


Menachem Begin

Avi Shilon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162356
eISBN:
9780300189032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162356.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Menachem Begin, father of Israel's right wing and sixth prime minister of the nation, was known for his unflinchingly hawkish ideology. And yet, in 1979 he signed a groundbreaking peace treaty with ... More


"A Pragmatic March toward Democracy"?

Joel Gordon

in Nasser's Blessed Movement: Egypt's Free Officers and the July RevolutionWith a New Introduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167782
eISBN:
9781617978180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167782.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book has examined how the Free Officers were able to seize and consolidate power, topple the parliamentary regime, and put in place a new political order with them at the helm. It has shown that ... More


Fighting for Sadat, October 1970–August 1971

Craig Daigle

in The Limits of Detente: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1969-1973

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300167139
eISBN:
9780300183344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167139.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the death of Gamal Abdel Nasser and the accession to power of his successor, Anwar el-Sadat, in September 1970, which marked a change in the landscape of the Arab-Israeli ... More


Bombshells and Back Channels, June 1972–February 1973

Craig Daigle

in The Limits of Detente: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1969-1973

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300167139
eISBN:
9780300183344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167139.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the decision by President Anwar Sadat to expel the nearly fifteen thousand Soviet military advisers and experts inside Egypt. Not since Nikita Khrushchev withdrew Russian ... More


The Crisis of Détente, October 1973

Craig Daigle

in The Limits of Detente: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1969-1973

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300167139
eISBN:
9780300183344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167139.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes the surprise attack on Israel made by Egyptian president Anwar Sadat in October 1973. The fighting erupted just past 2 p.m., Israel time, when thousands of Egyptian forces ... More


Conclusion

Craig Daigle

in The Limits of Detente: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1969-1973

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300167139
eISBN:
9780300183344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167139.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book concludes by discussing the meeting between Henry Kissinger, at the time considered a bona fide superstar, and Anwar Sadat. During this meeting, where Sadat met the secretary of state for ... More


Against Expectations

Avi Shilon

in Menachem Begin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162356
eISBN:
9780300189032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162356.003.0012
Subject:
History, Political History

The Yom Kippur War started with a surprise attack on Israel by Egyptian and Syrian military forces. The Israeli government was caught off-guard, since it imposed a ceasefire in the Suez Canal without ... More


Misri Effendi–The Squeezed Middle Class

Noha Mellor

in The Egyptian Dream: Egyptian National Identity and Uprisings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474403191
eISBN:
9781474418836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403191.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter reviews the historical development of the contemporary middle class in Egypt. This class has grown in number since the 1960s and has experienced the greatest shake-up in Nasser’s era ... More


Initiative to Stop the Violence: Sadat's Assassins and the Renunciation of Political Violence

al-Gama'ah al-Islamiyah

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300196771
eISBN:
9780300211061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196771.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book introduces and critically examines the first in a series of four corrective manifestos issued by the Gamā‘ah Islāmīyah, who formed part of the coalition of radical Islamists groups that ... More


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