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Biographical Dictionary Of Modern Egypt
Provides biographical sketches and source material for about 400 men and women who have played a major role in Egypt's national life. Entries range in length from half a page to two pages, and describe the contributions of politicians, writers, diplomats, religious leaders, and scholars, as well as founders of newspapers, department stores, theatrical troupes, and ...more
Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers
(first published February 1st 2000)
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Arthur Goldschmidt is Professor Emeritus of Middle East History at Penn State University, where he taught from 1965 to 2000. He is best known for writing an introductory textbook, A Concise History of the Middle East, first published by Westview Press in 1979 and now being revised for its ninth edition. Other books he has written include Modern Egypt: the Formation of a Nation State (second ...more