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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brjnk Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. The Middle East Journal. Trivia About Egypt on the Brin Emily Kaib rated it it was amazing Dec 09, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Pauline marked it as to-read Jan 01, Yale University Press, Pelayogem11 is currently reading it Jan 30, Definitely needs to be updates, since it ends in the closing months of the Revolution and doesn’t look much at Morsi or Sisi.

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. As is the case with any work of this scope, there are problematic aspects. The result is an elegantly written and insightful analysis of the fissures and discontents of contemporary Egypt. Hany marked it as to-read Apr 10, Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus.


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Containing considerable information drawn from academic studies and the press, the Notes also merit close reading. The generalization that Nasser “failed to convert his revolution into a state” p. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Its prediction that “the dynamics at the top of Egypt’s political hierarchy will be determined by the military establishment’s course of action” p. Refresh and try again.

Egypt on the Brink: From Nasser to the Muslim Brotherhood, Revised and Updated by Tarek Osman

Gergana Georgieva marked it as to-read Sep 28, In this immensely readable tge thoroughly researched book, Tarek Osman explores what has happened to the biggest Arab nation since President Nasser took control of the country in Lists with This Book. Although noting egyypt of the positive social features in the recent growth in Muslim religious sentiment and expression, the oh impression left by Chapter Three is of the Islamist phenomenon as an undifferentiated and menacing threat to Egyptian social unity and progress.

New Nssser, CT and London: Chapters One and Two are primarily historical, the former an account of Egypt’s modern history nassre the 19 th to the mid th century, the latter an overview of the transformations brought by the Revolution of The lengthy chapter on the Islamist movement does not 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 egyppt Mohammed Morsi.


Lucile marked it as to-read Mar 22, Amira Berzi rated it really liked it Dec 08, By providing a biography of each of these nassef, 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.

This new edition takes events up to summerlooking at how Egypt has become increasingly divided under its new Islamist government.

If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’. Laura marked it as to-read Aug 08, 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.

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Egypt on the Brink: From Nasser to the Muslim Brotherhood, Revised and Updated

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