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The Resource Liberation Square : inside the Egyptian revolution and the rebirth of a nation, Ashraf Khalil

Liberation Square : inside the Egyptian revolution and the rebirth of a nation, Ashraf Khalil

Label
Liberation Square : inside the Egyptian revolution and the rebirth of a nation
Title
Liberation Square
Title remainder
inside the Egyptian revolution and the rebirth of a nation
Statement of responsibility
Ashraf Khalil
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This work is an account of the Egyptian revolution, written by a Cairo-based Egyptian-American reporter for Foreign Policy and The Times (London), who witnessed firsthand Mubarak's demise and the country's efforts to build a democracy. In early 2011, the world's attention was riveted on Cairo, where after three decades of supremacy, Hosni Mubarak was driven from power. It was a revolution as swift as it was explosive. For eighteen days, anger, defiance, and resurgent national pride reigned in the streets; protestors of all ages struck back against police and state security, united toward the common goal of liberation. But the revolution was more than a spontaneous uprising. It was the end result of years of mounting tension, brought on by a state that shamelessly abused its authority, rigging elections, silencing opposition, and violently attacking its citizens. When revolution bloomed in the region in January 2011, Egypt was a country whose patience had expired, with a people suddenly primed for liberation. As a journalist based in Cairo, the author was an eyewitness to the perfect storm that brought down Mubarak and his regime. He was subjected to tear gas alongside protestors in Tahrir Square, barely escaped an enraged mob, and witnessed the day-to-day developments from the frontlines. From the halls of power to the back alleys of Cairo, he offers a look at a nation in the throes of an uprising. This book is a revealing look at the revolution that transformed the modern history of one of the world's oldest civilizations
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Khalil, Ashraf
Dewey number
962.05/5
Index
index present
LC call number
DT107.87
LC item number
.K46 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
Label
Liberation Square : inside the Egyptian revolution and the rebirth of a nation, Ashraf Khalil
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cairo burning -- The accidental dictator -- Signposts on the way to Tahrir -- "And What if We Say No?" -- The emergency law martyr -- The rigged game -- The ElBaradei effect -- Uncharted waters -- Safwat's last stand -- The fall of the police state -- Thug rule -- The battle of Tahrir -- The golden age of the Republic of Tahrir -- Al Jazeera under seige -- "We Need to Drag Him from His Castle" -- One hand divided -- The bearded hordes -- Tearing down the propaganda machine -- The reckoning -- The Cairo effect
Control code
740628624
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 324 pages
Isbn
9781429962445
Lccn
2011038194
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)740628624
Label
Liberation Square : inside the Egyptian revolution and the rebirth of a nation, Ashraf Khalil
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cairo burning -- The accidental dictator -- Signposts on the way to Tahrir -- "And What if We Say No?" -- The emergency law martyr -- The rigged game -- The ElBaradei effect -- Uncharted waters -- Safwat's last stand -- The fall of the police state -- Thug rule -- The battle of Tahrir -- The golden age of the Republic of Tahrir -- Al Jazeera under seige -- "We Need to Drag Him from His Castle" -- One hand divided -- The bearded hordes -- Tearing down the propaganda machine -- The reckoning -- The Cairo effect
Control code
740628624
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 324 pages
Isbn
9781429962445
Lccn
2011038194
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)740628624

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