The Resource Egypt : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Helen Chapin Metz

Egypt : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Helen Chapin Metz

Label
Egypt : a country study
Title
Egypt
Title remainder
a country study
Statement of responsibility
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Helen Chapin Metz
Title variation
Country studies, Egypt
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NjRocCCS
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT46
LC item number
.E32 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1928-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Metz, Helen Chapin
  • Library of Congress
Series statement
  • Area handbook series,
  • DA pam
  • HeinOnline world constitutions illustrated
Series volume
550-43
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Egypt
Target audience
specialized
Label
Egypt : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Helen Chapin Metz
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Previous ed. has statement of responsibility: Foreign Area Studies, the American University ; edited by Richard F. Nyrop
  • "Research completed December 1990."
  • ©2010 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-391) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ancient Egypt. The Predynastic Period and the First and Second Dynasties, 6000-2686 B.C. ; The Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, and Second Intermediate Period, 2686 to 1552 B.C. ; Pyramid building in the Old and Middle Kingdoms ; The New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period, 1552-664 B.C. ; Art and architecture in the New Kingdom ; The Cult of the Sun God and Akhenaten's monotheism ; The Late Period, 664-323 B.C. -- Ptolemaic, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt, 332 B.C.-A.D. 642. The Alexandrian conquest ; The Ptolemaic period ; Egypt under Rome and Byzantium, 30 B.C.-A.D. 640 -- Medieval Egypt. The Arab conquest, 639-41 ; The Tulinids, Ikhshidids, Fatimids, and Ayyubids, 868-1260 ; The Mamluks, 1250-1517 -- Egypt under the Ottoman Empire -- Modern Egypt. The Neo-Mamluk Beylicate, 1760-98 ; The French invasion and occupation, 1798-1801 ; Muhammad Ali, 1805-48 ; Abbas Hilmi I, 1848-54 and Said, 1854-63 ; Social change in the nineteenth century -- From autonomy to occupation: Ismail, Tawfiq, and the Urabi Revolt. Khedive Ismail, 1863-79 ; From invention to occupation, 1876-82 -- From occupation to nominal independence. The occupiers ; Economy and society under occupation ; Egypt under the protectorate and the 1919 revolution -- The era of liberal constitutionalism and party politics. The rise and decline of the Wafd, 1924-39 ; Egypt during the war, 1939-45 ; On the threshold of revolution, 1945-52 ; The revolution and the early years of the new government, 1952-56 ; Egypt and the Arab world ; Nasser and Arab socialism ; Egypt, the Arabs, and Israel ; The war with Israel, 1967 -- The aftermath of the war. Internal relations ; External relations ; Nasser's legacy ; Sadat takes over, 1970-73 ; October 1973 war ; Political developments, 1971-78 ; Egypt's new direction ; Peace with Israel ; The aftermath of Camp David and the assassination of Sadat -- Mubarak and the middle way -- Geography. Physical size and borders ; Natural regions ; Climate -- Population. Population control policies ; Major cities ; Emigration ; Minorities -- Social organizations. Urban society ; Rural society -- Family and kinship. Importance of kinship ; Attitudes toward women ; Changing status of women -- Religion. Islam ; Coptic church ; Other religious minorities -- Education -- Health and welfare -- Structure, growth, and development of the economy. Infrastructure ; Transportation ; Communications -- The role of government. Mubarak's gradualism? ; Development and planning ; Pricing and subsidy ; Exchange rates ; Public finance ; Banking, credit, and inflation -- Labor. Employment ; Wages -- Agriculture. The food gap ; Land ownership and reform ; Land reclamation and loss ; Pricing policy ; Cropping patters, production, and yield ; Technology -- Energy, mining, and manufacturing -- Foreign trade. Exports ; Imports ; Trade partners -- Balance of payments and main sources of foreign exchange. Petroleum ; Suez Canal ; Remittances ; Tourism ; Current account balance ; Capital account and capital grants ; Direct foreign investment ; loans -- Debt and restructuring -- The dominant executive and the power elite. The presidency ; The president and the power elite ; The Prime Minister, the Council of Ministers, and the policy-making process ; The road to power: recruitment and composition of the elite ; Elite ideology ; Politics among elites ; The bureaucracy and policy implementation ; Local government -- The subordinate branches: the regime and its constituency. Parliament ; The judiciary, civil rights, and the rule of law ; The political role of the media ; Interest groups -- Controlling the mass political arena. The "dominant party" system ; The limits of incorporation: The rise of political Islam and the continuing role of repression -- Foreign policy. The determinants of foreign policy ; Foreign policy decision making ; The development of foreign policy -- Military heritage. The Egyptian military in World War II ; First Arab-Israeli War ; The 1956 War ; The June 1967
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
5th edition
Extent
1 online resource (xxxv, 428 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Egypt : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Helen Chapin Metz
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Previous ed. has statement of responsibility: Foreign Area Studies, the American University ; edited by Richard F. Nyrop
  • "Research completed December 1990."
  • ©2010 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-391) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ancient Egypt. The Predynastic Period and the First and Second Dynasties, 6000-2686 B.C. ; The Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, and Second Intermediate Period, 2686 to 1552 B.C. ; Pyramid building in the Old and Middle Kingdoms ; The New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period, 1552-664 B.C. ; Art and architecture in the New Kingdom ; The Cult of the Sun God and Akhenaten's monotheism ; The Late Period, 664-323 B.C. -- Ptolemaic, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt, 332 B.C.-A.D. 642. The Alexandrian conquest ; The Ptolemaic period ; Egypt under Rome and Byzantium, 30 B.C.-A.D. 640 -- Medieval Egypt. The Arab conquest, 639-41 ; The Tulinids, Ikhshidids, Fatimids, and Ayyubids, 868-1260 ; The Mamluks, 1250-1517 -- Egypt under the Ottoman Empire -- Modern Egypt. The Neo-Mamluk Beylicate, 1760-98 ; The French invasion and occupation, 1798-1801 ; Muhammad Ali, 1805-48 ; Abbas Hilmi I, 1848-54 and Said, 1854-63 ; Social change in the nineteenth century -- From autonomy to occupation: Ismail, Tawfiq, and the Urabi Revolt. Khedive Ismail, 1863-79 ; From invention to occupation, 1876-82 -- From occupation to nominal independence. The occupiers ; Economy and society under occupation ; Egypt under the protectorate and the 1919 revolution -- The era of liberal constitutionalism and party politics. The rise and decline of the Wafd, 1924-39 ; Egypt during the war, 1939-45 ; On the threshold of revolution, 1945-52 ; The revolution and the early years of the new government, 1952-56 ; Egypt and the Arab world ; Nasser and Arab socialism ; Egypt, the Arabs, and Israel ; The war with Israel, 1967 -- The aftermath of the war. Internal relations ; External relations ; Nasser's legacy ; Sadat takes over, 1970-73 ; October 1973 war ; Political developments, 1971-78 ; Egypt's new direction ; Peace with Israel ; The aftermath of Camp David and the assassination of Sadat -- Mubarak and the middle way -- Geography. Physical size and borders ; Natural regions ; Climate -- Population. Population control policies ; Major cities ; Emigration ; Minorities -- Social organizations. Urban society ; Rural society -- Family and kinship. Importance of kinship ; Attitudes toward women ; Changing status of women -- Religion. Islam ; Coptic church ; Other religious minorities -- Education -- Health and welfare -- Structure, growth, and development of the economy. Infrastructure ; Transportation ; Communications -- The role of government. Mubarak's gradualism? ; Development and planning ; Pricing and subsidy ; Exchange rates ; Public finance ; Banking, credit, and inflation -- Labor. Employment ; Wages -- Agriculture. The food gap ; Land ownership and reform ; Land reclamation and loss ; Pricing policy ; Cropping patters, production, and yield ; Technology -- Energy, mining, and manufacturing -- Foreign trade. Exports ; Imports ; Trade partners -- Balance of payments and main sources of foreign exchange. Petroleum ; Suez Canal ; Remittances ; Tourism ; Current account balance ; Capital account and capital grants ; Direct foreign investment ; loans -- Debt and restructuring -- The dominant executive and the power elite. The presidency ; The president and the power elite ; The Prime Minister, the Council of Ministers, and the policy-making process ; The road to power: recruitment and composition of the elite ; Elite ideology ; Politics among elites ; The bureaucracy and policy implementation ; Local government -- The subordinate branches: the regime and its constituency. Parliament ; The judiciary, civil rights, and the rule of law ; The political role of the media ; Interest groups -- Controlling the mass political arena. The "dominant party" system ; The limits of incorporation: The rise of political Islam and the continuing role of repression -- Foreign policy. The determinants of foreign policy ; Foreign policy decision making ; The development of foreign policy -- Military heritage. The Egyptian military in World War II ; First Arab-Israeli War ; The 1956 War ; The June 1967
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
5th edition
Extent
1 online resource (xxxv, 428 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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