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Soldiers, spies, and statesmen : Egypt's road to revolt

Author: Hazem Kandil
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Gripping analysis of Egypt's transformation from military regime to police state, on the road to revolution.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hazem Kandil
ISBN: 1781681422 9781781681428
OCLC Number: 840477610
Notes: Originally published by Verso, 2012; the paperback edition first published by Verso 2014.
Description: 323 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Prelude : countdown to the July 1952 coup --
1. The dark side of militarism : the March 1954 crisis --
2. Two states within a state : the road to June 1967 --
3. Eradicating the centers of power : the corrective revolution of May 1971 --
4. Twilight of the generals : October 1973 and its discontents --
5. The long lull before the perfect storm : revolt in January 2011 --
6. On the threshold of power : the military after the revolt --
Epilogue : June 30 : the army strikes back.
Responsibility: Hazem Kandil.

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