HIS 364G • MODERN EGYPT: A HISTORY
Over the past two centuries Egypt experienced four radically different forms of political community, economic organization and public culture as it swiftly moved from Ottomanism and household regime to Colonialism, Liberalism, Arab-Socialism and Authoritarian Capitalism. A fifth shift, Islamic Republicanism is pending. In each stage Egypt went through a complete reshuffling of the state structure and public culture. Each of these phases was experienced with great intellectual and emotional intensity. These trends brought observers to the conclusion that
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