Explore the land of the Pharaohs with Cadogan's passionate and informative guide. Whether you are wanting to relax along Egypt's coastline or immerse yourself in the country's fascinating history, Cadogan is the only companion you'll need.
This great series looks at life in different countries through simple information and the letters of a young child addressed to their pen-friend. Each book describes the child's home life in a village or city, a typical school day, leisure time pursuits, home life (including food and meal times), religious worship, a festival and the working life of the child's parents. The books have been developed with the help of Geography and Literacy consultants, and offer a variety of elements, including letters, maps, photos, a fact file and glossary.
Originally published in 1913. Author: Henri Lichtenberger Language: English Keywords: History Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Obscure Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.Keywords: English Keywords 1900s Language English Artwork
This book is a critical analysis of the contemporary and historical roots of a new type of political leadership in Egypt, dating from the July 23, 1952 revolution led by an idealistic Egyptian nationalist and pan-Arabist named Gamal Abdul Nasser. The Nasser regime is interpreted as essentially a praetorian political system, in which the military has the potential to dominate the political structure, with the army as a core group and as a ruling class. In such a system, political leadership is recruited mainly from the army. This volume chronicles the evolution of praetorian regimes in general, and then interprets Nasser's ascendancy to power from this perspective. The 1956 takeover ofthe Sue...