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The Taproot of Egyptian Foreign Policy

Michael Doran

in Pan-Arabism Before Nasser: Egyptian Power Politics and the Palestine Question

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195123616
eISBN:
9780199854530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123616.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the legitimacy crisis that developed in Egypt during 1946, when the government of Prime Minister Ismail Sidqi found itself caught between the dictates of the international ... More


Introduction: Issues and Methodology

Yaacov Lev

in The Administration of Justice in Medieval Egypt: From the Seventh to the Twelfth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474459235
eISBN:
9781474480789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459235.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Introduction examines the largely ignored question of to what extent Muslim law was applied in medieval Muslim states and whether its precepts indeed governed the life of individuals and the ... More


The Generation of 1919

James Whidden

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/9789774249006.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on the self-proclaimed embodiment of 1919 and the Egyptian national soul, the Wafd Party. It counters the view that the Wafd was an elitist, only superficially liberal, grouping. ... More


"A Country of Failure"

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/9789774167782.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the background to the Free Officers' coup d'etat and the political bickering that followed by focusing on the parliamentary regime in its last years, between January 1950 and ... More


Nationalizing Tutankhamun

Donald Malcolm Reid

in Contesting Antiquity in Egypt: Archaeologies, Museums, and the Struggle for Identities from World War I to Nasser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166891
eISBN:
9781617976759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166891.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In November 1922, just months after Britain's unilateral declaration of Egypt's independence, the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb was caught up in a decolonization struggle between Egyptian ... More


Counterclockwise Revolution

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/9780520276130.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 6 (“Counter-Clockwise Revolution”) is devoted to a series of public demonstrations, transportation and communications cutoffs, and strikes collectively known as Egypt’s 1919 anticolonial ... More


The Revolution’s Court

Yoram Meital

in Revolutionary Justice: Special Courts and the Formation of Republican Egypt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190600839
eISBN:
9780190633769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600839.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter focuses on the formal aspects of the establishment of the Revolution’s Court and its procedures. It argues that the manner in which the establishment of the court was announced, the ... More


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