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Cairo University and the making of a modern Egypt

Donald M. Reid

Cairo University and the making of a modern Egypt

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jāmiʻat al-Qāhirah -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 273-281

    StatementDonald Malcolm Reid
    SeriesCambridge Middle East library -- 23
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLG511.C48 R45 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 296 p. ;
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22813131M
    ISBN 100521366410
    LC Control Number89-7047

    Scorned or ignored by scholars and older Egyptians alike, shababiyya plays incessantly in Cairo, even while Egyptian youth joined in mass protests against their government, which eventually helped oust longtime Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in early The issues are explored through lively examples in which Arabs lead the narrative, making this an easy read. Everything in the city seems to be totally chaotic, but somehow it works. The Germans and British were less represented. Out of vanity and pride, he hides his difficulties from his friends and subsists on one or two meals a day. Northern and extreme eastern parts of Cairo, which include satellite townsare among the most recent additions to the city, as they developed in the lateth and earlyst centuries to accommodate the city's rapid growth.

    And it is also, one can see, inevitable that Mahgub's unnatural bargain and his tuzz-inspired defiance eventually will harm him, whether at the hands of al-Ikshidi or another scheming party. The liberal arts college kulliyat al-adab of was joined with the schools of law and medicine, and a new faculty of science was added. Overall was a great experience!! Daniel J.

    I wanted a special type of cigarette, and he found it. It was also in Egypt, where the church fathers reconciled their ancient past by asking such questions as: Where does ancient Greek philosophy fit into our Christian worldview? In its early years, the university did not have a campus but rather advertised lectures in the press. Peter Australia Loved the staff. Greek admiral Constantine Kanaris, a freedom fighter during the Greek war of independence who would later serve as prime minister. The first section briefly examines the history of higher education in Egypt, key figures in the battle for and against the institution, how it operated in its early years, and who attended it.


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Cairo University and the making of a modern Egypt book

Her conclusion after five years of research however, is not so optimistic: it will be a long time coming before anything resembling a sexual revolution will touch down in the region. Yet tuzz is, while amorphous, not quite nihilistic: its essence is defined by smarmy self-importance, egoism, and a splash of existential insecurity that boost Mahgub's fortunes as much as they undermine them: "he feared for his life, for his person, which he loved more than the whole world or which he loved even without loving the world.

If you say yes, then accept my congratulations in advance. But after decades of blatant mismanagement by the Nasser, Sadat and Mubarak governments, the Egypt as we know it today was created: a nation with a largely un der employed and un der educated population, religiously divided and economically hanging on a thread.

The short-lived Byzantine and Sassanid Persian Dynasties. The question boils down to one thing: Do you have someone who will intercede for you? However, splinters quickly emerged between the Watanists, the disciples of Abduh and the Royalists, leaving the project in the hands of the Palace. In part two, Reid examines the educational battles that took place as Egypt struggled to attain and define its independence.

This is when the streets of Cairo were clean and orderly, when women wore the finest European clothing, men nicely tailored suits and fez hats and people felt free to speak their minds. InEgyptians still depend on favors dispensed from its rambling bureaucracy, which, despite efforts at economic liberalization, employs a great chunk of Egyptian workers and runs on bribes.

Reid speculates that this was due to fear that European-style education would create political unrest or foment opposition to British rule. Reid points out that the timing of the opening of the Egyptian University as it was then called was significant in that it happened in the wake of the Dinshawai incident and Cromer's departure from Egypt.

I could get sweet bread at 4am, no lie. Ahmed Lutfi al-Sayyid became the first president. Over the years, the Nile gradually shifted westward, providing the site between the eastern edge of the river and the Mokattam highlands on which the city now stands.

Mo, Camel, all are really good boys. But can a people choose what is good colonialism and what is bad colonialism?

Yet despite similar scenes -- he does not know how to use the telephone when he starts work -- he isn't really a fish out of water. I could tell this comment made some of the students in the class uncomfortable.

Egyptians apparently have.Cairo University Celebrates Forty Fifth Anniversary of October Victory. Elkhsoht: ،October War Image of Exceptional Egyptian Thinking Being Perceived in Light of Circumstances Surrounding Egypt and Arab World, Dr. Nasr Mohamed Nasr Salem Former Reconnaissance President and Professor pf Strategic Sciences Identifies Dangers Surrounding Egypt and Arab World before and.

Book Description: In this new study, the author examines sijills, the official documents of the Ottoman Islamic courts, to understand how sharia law, society, and the early-modern economy of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Ottoman Cairo related to the practice of custom in determining rulings.

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It has educated much of the political, professional and cultural elite; doctors and lawyers, novelists and philosophers, bankers and prime ministers have all studied there.

Founded in and for many years competing only with the religious al-Azhar, the European-inspired Cairo University.