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Author Belli, Mériam N.

Title An incurable past : Nasser's Egypt then and now / Mériam N. Belli
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2013]
©2013
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 295 pages :) : illustrations
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?"
Summary A look at the interplay between human experience and its cultural representations in mid-twentieth-century Egypt
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Apparitions and miracles -- Egypt -- Cairo.
Nasser, Gamal Abdel, 1918-1970.
Egypt -- History -- 1952-1970.
Egypt -- Politics and government -- 1952-1970.
Egypt -- Social conditions -- 1952-1970.
Port Said (Egypt) -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2013007063
ISBN 0813044049 (alk. paper)
0813045045 (e-book)
9780813044040 (alk. paper)
9780813045047 (e-book)