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With the razor pen and keen intellect that have won him numerous loyal readers for his previous books, Egyptian economist Galal Amin here takes on the terms of the debate between the Arab world and the west. Amin deconstructs in his own inimitable style the language and underlying assumptions with which the west habitually assails Arab countries and politics. He applies hi...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published April 1st 2006 by American University in Cairo Press
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جلال أمين

Galal Ahmad Amin is an Egyptian economist and commentator. He has criticized the economic and cultural dependency of Egypt upon the West .

He is the son of judge and academic Ahmad Amin. He studied at Cairo University, graduating LL.B. in 1955 before studying for diplomas in economics and public law. Receiving a government grant to study in Br...more
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