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By Arthur Goldschmidt Jr

This moment variation of student Arthur Goldschmidt offers a concise survey of Egyptian historical past because the mid-eighteenth century. It specializes in Egypt's evolution as a geographical region, dispelling universal misconceptions approximately Egypt's sleek historical past. Professor Goldschmidt calls upon fresh Egyptian and Western scholarship to record pivotal issues, equivalent to the 1952 revolution, and to light up controversies, resembling these surrounding Sadat's function within the 1973 warfare with Israel. Modern Egypt is anecdotal in addition to authoritative, masking social historical past, faith, politics, economics, army historical past, geography, or even the psychology of chosen leaders. Faruq's impotence, Nasir's paranoia, and Sadat's glamour are all awarded as they relate to coverage motivations and results. Modern Egypt paves find out how to a transparent knowing of occasions best as much as the Camp David accords of 1978 after which issues past them to the emergent Muslim competition, Sadat's assassination, and Mubarak's regime.This ebook is directed to scholars, newshounds, diplomats, international viewers and long term citizens, and businesspeople who must be conversant in Egypt, its function in heart East affairs, and its involvement with the international locations of the world."

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