Historians, State and Politics in Twentieth Century Egypt: Contesting the Nation

Anthony Gorman

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Historians, State and Politics in Twentieth Century Egypt: Contesting the Nation

Historians State and Politics in Twentieth Century Egypt Contesting the Nation This book deals with the relationship between historical scholarship and politics in twentieth century Egypt It examines the changing roles of the academic historian the university system the state

  • Title: Historians, State and Politics in Twentieth Century Egypt: Contesting the Nation
  • Author: Anthony Gorman
  • ISBN: 9780415297530
  • Page: 315
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This book deals with the relationship between historical scholarship and politics in twentieth century Egypt It examines the changing roles of the academic historian, the university system, the state and non academic scholarship and the tension between them in contesting the modern history of Egypt In a detailed discussion of the literature, the study analyzes the politiThis book deals with the relationship between historical scholarship and politics in twentieth century Egypt It examines the changing roles of the academic historian, the university system, the state and non academic scholarship and the tension between them in contesting the modern history of Egypt In a detailed discussion of the literature, the study analyzes the political nature of competing interpretations and uses the examples of Copts and resident foreigners to demonstrate the dissonant challenges to the national discourse that testify to its limitations, deficiencies and silences.

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    1. Paul on said:

      The title of Anthony Gorman’s Historians, State, and Politics in Twentieth Century Egypt is as explicit and straightforward as the majority of the work itself. Wasting no time in establishing his thesis, the author argues that in Egypt “the state and the academy, while the principal architects of the historiographical mainstream, have been regularly challenged by the work of non-academic historians and dissident historical currents in a way that has reflected the debate in the political aren [...]

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