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...
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.
Invite your students to explore ancient Egypt and help this captivating culture come alive with these five humorous, reproducible read-aloud plays based on folk tales, myths, and history. Includes key concepts such as pyramids, pharaohs, gods, the Nile, and more. Plus background information, fun and creative extension activities, and thought-provoking discussion questions and writing prompts. A great way to jump start or wrap up your ancient Egypt unit! For use with Grades 4-8.
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This text offers an interpretation of Egypt's so-called liberal era and an understanding of contemporary Egyptian society. It analyses both mainstream and conventional political and social forces and political activism among people from widely differing backgrounds.
Designed to support the QCA Scheme of Work for history at Key Stage 2, the books in this series address various aspects of history with questions and answers that are illustrated with written and pictorial primary sources. This text focuses on Ancient Egypt.