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History of Egypt (Revised) (Hardcover) (Glenn E. Perry)

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Intended for high school or undergraduate students as well as non-historians, this book presents an overview of the history of Egypt. Concentrating on the modern era, the author, a professor of political science at Indiana State University, presents a chronological review of recent Egyptian history, demonstrating the influence and relevance of its ancient and medieval past. Emphasizing the roles of Egyptians instead of foreign influences, the author illustrates how the era of the ancient pharaohs and medieval Islamic rulers came to impact the evolution of Egypt as a modern nation state from the July 1952 revolution to the 2011 revolution and current political turmoil. The book includes an appendix of biographies of notable Egyptians of the modern era as well as a glossary of terms specifically related to Egyptian history and society. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

Providing a valuable resource for readers seeking information on all periods of Egyptian history, this book covers Egypt starting from ancient times and continuing through the medieval Islamic period to focus on the events of the last 100 years, including the aborted revolution of 2011.


? Provides a clear, concise account of the entire course of Egyptian history that is ideal for a variety of nonspecialist readers?high school and college students in particular

? Written by an author with a lifetime of study of both Egyptian and Middle Eastern history and political science

? Concentrates on the modern period, notably Egypt in the 20th and early 21st centuries

Edition: Revised
Number of Pages: 240
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
Author: Glenn E. Perry
Language: English
Street Date: December 1, 2015
TCIN: 23938496
UPC: 9781610699136
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-8614
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