Egypt beyond Tahrir Square by Bessma Momani

Egypt beyond Tahrir Square

byBessma Momani, Eid Mohamed

Kobo ebook | September 26, 2016

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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. In this important and necessary volume, leading Egyptian academics and writers share their eyewitness experiences. They examine how events unfolded in relation to key social groups and institutions such as the military, police, labor, intellectuals, Coptic Christians, and the media; share the mood of the nation; assess what happened when three recent regimes of Egyptian rule came to an end; and account for the dramatic rise and fall of the Muslim Brotherhood. The contributors’ deep engagement with politics and society in their country is evident and sets this volume apart from most of what has been published in English about the Arab Spring. The diversity of views brought together here is a testament to the contradictions and complexities of historical and political changes that affect Egypt and beyond.

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Title:Egypt beyond Tahrir SquareFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 26, 2016Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0253023319

ISBN - 13:9780253023315

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