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An incurable past : Nasser's Egypt then and now / Mériam N. Belli.

Author/Creator:
Belli, Mériam N.
Publication:
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2013.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 295 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Egypt -- History -- 1952-1970.
Egypt -- Politics and government -- 1952-1970.
Egypt -- Social conditions -- 1952-1970.
Port Said (Egypt) -- History.
Nasser, Gamal Abdel, 1918-1970.
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Apparitions and miracles -- Egypt -- Cairo.
Summary:
A look at the interplay between human experience and its cultural representations in mid-twentieth-century Egypt.
Contents:
Introduction: This incurable otherness
Part I. Retelling Salah al-Din: The Future is Everything: 1. Farouk is gone, long live the revolution; 2. The new order
Part II. Burn, Edmund, Burn: The Present is Everything: 3. When Edmund Allenby became al-Limby; 4. Port Said, martyr city; 5. The end of history
Part III. St. Mary, Mother of Egypt : The Past is Everything: 6. The science of miracles; 7. Globalizing the virgin, nationalizing religion
Conclusion: "What revolution?".
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-284) and index.
ISBN:
9780813044040 (alk. paper)
0813044049 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
806013186