Egypt on the Brink has 9 ratings and 2 reviews. dictatorial coups from Nasser to Sadat and Mubarak, and transition to civilian dictators like Mohammed Morsi. Famous until the s for its religious pluralism and extraordinary cultural heritage, Egypt is now seen as an increasingly repressive and divided land, home of. Thus, the accumulated pictures of Egypt approaching crisis are disturbing, because it is not clear that a transition from the death of Mubarak to a.
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Vikki added it Dec 19, To ask other readers questions about Egypt on the Brinkplease sign up. Open Preview See a Problem? Pelayogem11 is currently reading it Crom 30, Moataz Elmasry marked it as to-read Apr 06, Lists with This Book. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Definitely needs to be updates, since feom ends in the closing months of the Revolution and doesn’t look much at Morsi or Sisi.
Jenazepol marked it as to-read Jul 13, Simultaneously liberal and Nasserist in perspective, eygpt work measures Egypt’s subsequent regression ti the dual idealized benchmarks of the liberal era, when cosmopolitan Egypt was fully part of the world, and the Nasser period, when anti-imperialist Egypt meant something in the world.
Egypt clearly has an adventurous post-colonial history, directed exclusively by military-backed, dictatorial coups from Nasser to Sadat and Mubarak, and transition to civilian dictators like Mohammed Morsi.
Egypt on the Brink: From Nasser to the Muslim Brotherhood, Revised and Updated
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To see what mubraak friends thought of egylt book, please sign up. Chapter Seven, “Young Egyptians,” once again emphasizes alienation, here of younger Egyptians from the society of their elders, and deals with their recent efforts to create alternative spaces maintained primarily [End Page ] through the media.
The lengthy chapter on the Islamist movement does not Erik Holmgren marked it as to-read Sep 08, In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Chapter Four, on economic trends, documents the growth of economic inequality since Brin “Opening” of the s, the growth of the gap between beneficiaries of the Opening and the bulk of the population, and the resultant lack of legitimacy of the free-market capitalism in the eyes of many Egyptians.
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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Books by Tarek Osman. Just a moment while we sign you in to naasser Goodreads account. The book’s central theme is a gloomy one; that in various areas of life — internal political life, international standing, economic equity and wellbeing, social integration and harmony — the recent history of Egypt is one of regression and decline.
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Roula marked it as to-read Apr 17, Specialists will find some of its interpretations about the Egyptian past, such as its attribution of part of the reason for the recent Islamist surge to Egypt’s period of Shi’ite dominance under the Fatamids pp. By providing a biography of each of these dictators, Osman traces Egypt’s path from Arab nationalism to the seemingly mutually exclusive counterpart Islamismfrom predominantly Christian since the dawn of time to predominantly Muslim from the 16th century onward, and from Nasserite sociali Egypt clearly has an adventurous post-colonial history, directed exclusively by military-backed, dictatorial coups from Nasser to Sadat and Mubarak, and transition to civilian dictators like Mohammed Morsi.
Amira Berzi rated it really liked it Dec 08, The Middle East Journal. Published September 24th by Yale University Press. The five topical chapters that follow deal, respectively, with the revival of Islamism sinceEgypt’s free-market economic orientation under Sadat and Mubarak, the status of Egyptian Christians, the Mubarak years, and the contemporary conditions of Egyptian youth.
By providing a biography of each of these dictators, Osman traces Egypt’s path from Arab nationalism to the seemingly mutually exclusive counterpart Islamismfrom predominantly Christian since the dawn of time to predominantly Muslim from the 16th century onward, and from Nasserite socialism to Western-friendly-but-corruption-rife capitalism.
Hany marked it as to-read Apr 10, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. View freely available titles: This book is not updated to Egypt’s coup that brought in its current president, el-Sisi, but does lucidly explain Egypt’s multifaceted socio-cultural changes up until then.
Egypt on the Brink: Sarah Giordano rated it liked it Jun 08, Although noting some of the positive social features in the recent growth in Muslim religious sentiment and expression, the overall impression left by Chapter Three is of the Islamist phenomenon as an undifferentiated and menacing threat to Egyptian social unity and progress.
This new edition takes events up to summerlooking at how Egypt has become increasingly divided under its new Islamist government.
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