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Inside Egypt : the land of the Pharaohs on the brink of a revolution

Author: John R Bradley
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Five decades after Nasser and the Free Officers overthrew the British-backed monarchy in a dramatic coup d'etat, the future of Egypt grows more uncertain by the day. John Bradley examines the junctions of Egyptian politics and society as they slowly disintegrate under the twin pressures of a ruthless military dictatorship at home and a flawed Middle East policy in Washington. Inside Egypt is a tour-de-force of the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John R Bradley
ISBN: 9780230120662 0230120660 9781403984777 1403984778
OCLC Number: 156832004
Description: 242 pages : map ; 25 cm
Contents: A failed revolution --
The brothers --
Sufis and Christians --
The Bedouin --
Torture --
Corruption --
Lost dignity --
Egypt after Mubarak.
Responsibility: John R. Bradley.
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Inside Egypt was banned by the Egyptian governmentin 2008, the first time a book on Egyptian politics had been banned in the country in decades. This updated edition reveals why Egypt was vulnerable  Read more...

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"Bradley's books suggests Egypt's rupture had clear omens . . . and was promptly banned by the Mubarak government." --The New Yorker"This dark and sober look at contemporary Egypt . . . offers a Read more...

 
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