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Product Description: In The Egyptians, journalist Jack Shenker uncovers the roots of the uprising that succeeded in toppling Hosni Mubarak, one of the Middle East’s most entrenched dictators, and explores a country now divided between two irreconcilable political orders...read more

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9781620972557 | New Pr, January 3, 2017, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: In The Egyptians, journalist Jack Shenker uncovers the roots of the uprising that succeeded in toppling Hosni Mubarak, one of the Middle East’s most entrenched dictators, and explores a country now divided between two irreconcilable political orders.

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Product Description: In 1968 Egyptian novelist and political exile Waguih Ghali committed suicide in the London flat of his editor, friend, and sometime lover, Diana Athill. Ghali left behind six notebooks of diaries that for decades were largely inaccessible to the public...read more
By May Hawas (editor)

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9789774167805 | Amer Univ in Cairo Pr, December 15, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In 1968 Egyptian novelist and political exile Waguih Ghali committed suicide in the London flat of his editor, friend, and sometime lover, Diana Athill.

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Product Description: Gaza has become synonymous with conflict and dispute. Though only slightly larger than Omaha, Nebraska, at 140 square miles, the small territory of Gaza has been a hot spot for bitter disputes between sparring powers for millennia, from the Ancient Egyptians up until the British Empire and even today...read more

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9780190201890 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 11, 2014, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Gaza has become synonymous with conflict and dispute.
9781849044011 | Gardners Books, August 15, 2014, cover price $42.50 | About this edition: Gaza has become synonymous with conflict and dispute.

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9780190623081 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 2016), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Gaza has become synonymous with conflict and dispute.

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Product Description: This biography of Hypatia, the female philosopher and mathematician in Christian Egypt, provides background on her work and her life as an elite woman at this time. There are many myths about Hypatia, including her research, inventions and the impact of her murder, all based on a handful of contemporary resources...read more

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9781781555460 | Fonthill Media, November 30, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This biography of Hypatia, the female philosopher and mathematician in Christian Egypt, provides background on her work and her life as an elite woman at this time.

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Product Description: Millions of Egyptian men, women, and children first experienced industrial work, urban life, and the transition from peasant-based and handcraft cultures to factory organization and hierarchy in the years between the two world wars...read more

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9781477310656 | Univ of Texas Pr, November 29, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Millions of Egyptian men, women, and children first experienced industrial work, urban life, and the transition from peasant-based and handcraft cultures to factory organization and hierarchy in the years between the two world wars.

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9781477310724 | Univ of Texas Pr, November 29, 2016, cover price $27.95

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Product Description: This essential book explores the early years of military rule following the Free Officers' coup of 1952. Enriched by interviews with actors in and observers of the events, Nasser's Blessed Movement shows how the officers' belief in a quick reformation by force was transformed into a vital, long-term process that changed the face of Egypt...read more

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9789774167782 | Reprint edition (Amer Univ in Cairo Pr, November 15, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This essential book explores the early years of military rule following the Free Officers' coup of 1952.

Product Description: Ṣubḥ al-A‘shā by al-Qalqashandi is a chancery clerk manual completed in 1412AD. For the first time, sections on Fatimid and Mamluk Egypt has been translated into English to shine new light on the medieval period and making it a vital source of information...read more
By Heba Altoudy (editor)

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9781138669932 | Routledge, November 7, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Ṣubḥ al-A‘shā by al-Qalqashandi is a chancery clerk manual completed in 1412AD.

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Product Description: El Alamein was one of the pivotal battles of the Second World War, fought by armies and air forces on the cutting edge of military technology. Yet Alamein has always had a patchy reputation - with many commentators willing to knock its importance...read more

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9780199682034 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: El Alamein was one of the pivotal battles of the Second World War, fought by armies and air forces on the cutting edge of military technology.

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Product Description: On January 25, 2011, the world's eyes were on Egypt's Tahrir Square as millions of people poured into the city center to call for the resignation of president Hosni Mubarak. Since then, few scholars or journalists have been given the opportunity to reflect on the nationwide moment of transformation and the hope that was embodied by the Egyptian Revolution...read more
By Eid Mohamed (editor)

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9780253022837 | Indiana Univ Pr, October 17, 2016, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: On January 25, 2011, the world's eyes were on Egypt's Tahrir Square as millions of people poured into the city center to call for the resignation of president Hosni Mubarak.

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9780253023100 | Reprint edition (Indiana Univ Pr, October 17, 2016), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: On January 25, 2011, the world's eyes were on Egypt's Tahrir Square as millions of people poured into the city center to call for the resignation of president Hosni Mubarak.

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Product Description: A lively, revelatory popular history that tells the story of both the Suez Crisis and the Hungarian Revolution of 1956—a tale of conspiracy and revolutions, spies and terrorists, kidnappings and assassination plots, the fall of the British Empire and the rise of American hegemony under the heroic leadership of President Dwight D...read more

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9780062249241 | Harpercollins, October 11, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: A lively, revelatory popular history that tells the story of both the Suez Crisis and the Hungarian Revolution of 1956—a tale of conspiracy and revolutions, spies and terrorists, kidnappings and assassination plots, the fall of the British Empire and the rise of American hegemony under the heroic leadership of President Dwight D.

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Product Description: This major retelling of the Suez Crisis of 1956—one of the most important events in the history of US policy in the Middle East—shows how President Eisenhower came to realize that Israel, not Egypt, is America’s strongest regional ally...read more

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9781451697759, titled "Ike's Gamble: America’s Rise to Dominance in the Middle East" | Free Pr, October 11, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: This major retelling of the Suez Crisis of 1956—one of the most important events in the history of US policy in the Middle East—shows how President Eisenhower came to realize that Israel, not Egypt, is America’s strongest regional ally.

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Product Description: Providing a modern English translation of a key selection of Ibn Fadl Allah al-`Umarī’s Masālik al-absār, this book offers a rich description of Egypt and Syria under the Mamluks in the first half of the fourteenth-century A...read more

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9781138208599 | Routledge, October 8, 2016, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Providing a modern English translation of a key selection of Ibn Fadl Allah al-`Umarī’s Masālik al-absār, this book offers a rich description of Egypt and Syria under the Mamluks in the first half of the fourteenth-century A.

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Product Description: Women travelers in Egypt in the nineteenth century saw aspects of the country unseen by their male counterparts, as they spent time both in the harems of Cairo and with the women they met along the Nile. Some of them, like Sarah Belzoni and Sophia Poole, spoke Arabic...read more
By Deborah Manley (editor)

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9789774167874 | Amer Univ in Cairo Pr, September 15, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Women travelers in Egypt in the nineteenth century saw aspects of the country unseen by their male counterparts, as they spent time both in the harems of Cairo and with the women they met along the Nile.

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Product Description: "A thrilling account of Egypt's revolution" (Salon) written by a Cairo-based reporter for Time Magazine, now updated and expanded In early 2011, the world's attention was riveted on Cairo, where after three decades of supremacy, Hosni Mubarak was driven from power...read more

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9781250006691 | St Martins Pr, January 3, 2012, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: A definitive, absorbing account of the Egyptian revolution, written by a Cairo-based Egyptian-American reporter for Foreign Policy and The Times (London), who witnessed firsthand Mubarak's demise and the country's efforts to build a democracyIn early 2011, the world's attention was riveted on Cairo, where after three decades of supremacy, Hosni Mubarak was driven from power.

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9781250042811 | Reprint edition (Griffin, February 25, 2014), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: "A thrilling account of Egypt's revolution" (Salon) written by a Cairo-based reporter for Time Magazine, now updated and expanded In early 2011, the world's attention was riveted on Cairo, where after three decades of supremacy, Hosni Mubarak was driven from power.

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Product Description: This book provides an introduction not only to the works of Sun'Allah Ibrahim, but also, more generally, to the modern literature of Egypt (and elsewhere in the Arab world) over a 40-year period, in its social, historical and political setting.

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9780748641321 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, July 1, 2016, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This book provides an introduction not only to the works of Sun'Allah Ibrahim, but also, more generally, to the modern literature of Egypt (and elsewhere in the Arab world) over a 40-year period, in its social, historical and political setting.

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Product Description: The Red Monastery church is the most important extant early Christian monument in Egypt’s Nile Valley, and one of the most significant of its period in the Mediterranean region. A decade-long conservation project has revealed some of the best surviving and most remarkable early Byzantine paintings known to date...read more

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9780300212303 | Yale Univ Pr, June 28, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The Red Monastery church is the most important extant early Christian monument in Egypt’s Nile Valley, and one of the most significant of its period in the Mediterranean region.

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Product Description: Can a writer help to bring about a more just society? This question was at the heart of the movement of al-adab al-multazim, or committed literature, which claimed to dominate Arab writing in the mid-twentieth century. By the 1960s, however, leading Egyptian writers had retreated into disillusionment, producing agonized works that challenged the key assumptions of socially engaged writing...read more

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9789774167614 | Amer Univ in Cairo Pr, July 20, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Can a writer help to bring about a more just society?

Product Description: The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and Hizbullah in Lebanon had or have as part of their raison d'être the idea of pan-Islamist activism. But in addition to this, both are in reality serious players in the political system of the state in which they operate...read more

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9781784534332 | Tauris Academic Studies, December 30, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and Hizbullah in Lebanon had or have as part of their raison d'être the idea of pan-Islamist activism.

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Product Description: The protests that spread across the Middle East and North Africa in late 2010 and early 2011 took media commentators, academics and the ruling classes of these countries by surprise. In this book, Ahmed Tohamy analyses the often-neglected trajectory that led up to the protests in Egypt that culminated in the fall of Hosni Mubarak in February 2011...read more

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9781780769219 | Tauris Academic Studies, July 30, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: The protests that spread across the Middle East and North Africa in late 2010 and early 2011 took media commentators, academics and the ruling classes of these countries by surprise.

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Product Description: Since the first wave of uprisings in 2011, the euphoria of the "Arab Spring" has given way to the gloom of backlash and a descent into mayhem and war. The revolution has been overwhelmed by clashes between rival counter-revolutionary forces: resilient old regimes on the one hand and Islamic fundamentalist contenders on the other...read more

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9781503600300 | Stanford Univ Pr, May 25, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Since the first wave of uprisings in 2011, the euphoria of the "Arab Spring" has given way to the gloom of backlash and a descent into mayhem and war.

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9781503600317 | Stanford Univ Pr, May 25, 2016, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Since the first wave of uprisings in 2011, the euphoria of the "Arab Spring" has given way to the gloom of backlash and a descent into mayhem and war.

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Product Description: In 2014, a collection of papers was found on eBay: a scrapbook, inside which was written 'Testimonial Book of Dragoman Solomon N. Negima'. The letters pasted into the testimonial book bear recommendations of Negima's services as dragoman – a combination of tourist guide and interpreter – in the Holy Land, from travellers of different nationalities, social classes, religions, genders and races...read more

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9781474255004 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, May 5, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: In 2014, a collection of papers was found on eBay: a scrapbook, inside which was written 'Testimonial Book of Dragoman Solomon N.

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Product Description: Semitic words and names appear in unprecedented numbers in texts of the New Kingdom, the period when the Egyptian empire extended into Syria-Palestine. In his book, James Hoch provides a comprehensive account of these words--their likely origins, their contexts, and their implications for the study of Egyptian and Semitic linguistics and Late-Bronze and Iron-Age culture in the eastern Mediterranean...read more

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9780691632025 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $215.00 | About this edition: Semitic words and names appear in unprecedented numbers in texts of the New Kingdom, the period when the Egyptian empire extended into Syria-Palestine.
9780691037615 | Princeton Univ Pr, May 1, 1994, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Semitic words and names appear in unprecedented numbers in texts of the New Kingdom, the period when the Egyptian empire extended into Syria-Palestine.

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9780691602554 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $86.00 | About this edition: Semitic words and names appear in unprecedented numbers in texts of the New Kingdom, the period when the Egyptian empire extended into Syria-Palestine.

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