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The Resource On the state of Egypt : a novelist's provocative reflections, Alaa Al Aswany ; translated by Jonathan Wright

On the state of Egypt : a novelist's provocative reflections, Alaa Al Aswany ; translated by Jonathan Wright

Label
On the state of Egypt : a novelist's provocative reflections
Title
On the state of Egypt
Title remainder
a novelist's provocative reflections
Statement of responsibility
Alaa Al Aswany ; translated by Jonathan Wright
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ara
  • eng
Summary
Provides an analysis of the issues present in Egyptian society, including economic stagnation, police brutality, and poverty that led to the overthrow of the Mubarak government, and reveals why the revolt was destined to happen
Cataloging source
SINUS
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1957-
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Aswānī, ʻAlāʼ
Dewey number
962.055
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from Arabic
Literary form
non fiction
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1953-
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Wright, Jonathan
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  • Political corruption
  • Islam and politics
  • Women
  • Democracy
  • Islam
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Islam
  • Women
  • Democracy
Label
On the state of Egypt : a novelist's provocative reflections, Alaa Al Aswany ; translated by Jonathan Wright
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "All articles first appeared in Arabic in al-Dustur or al-Shorouk newspapers"--T.p. verso
  • Includes updated introduction on the events in Egypt during the spring of 2011
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The presidency and succession. The Egyptian campaign against the succession ; Three fallacious arguments for supporting Gamal Mubarak ; The art of pleasing the president ; The chameleons attack ElBaradei ; Should Gaza pay the price for hereditary succession in Egypt? Why are we falling behind as the world progresses ; The only way to evict Mr. Battista ; What do Egyptians expect from ElBaradei? ; When will President Mubarak grasp this truth? ; Does rigging elections count as a major sin? ; Do we need a benevolent dictator? ; A story for children and adults ; A surprise dinner with an important person ; Thoughts on the president's health ; Why don't Egyptians take part in elections? -- The people and social justice. Our advice to the butcher ; The party of the Great Collapse ; Why do Egyptians harass women? ; How should we overcome the temptation posed by women? ; The Niqab and flawed religiosity ; Piety in front of the camera ; What will protect the Copts? ; Egypt sits on the substitutes' bench ; Are Egyptians really religious? ; The sorrows of Miss Laurence ; Why are religious fanatics obsessed with women's bodies? ; Nora and the National Squad ; Defending Egypt's flag ; The importance of being human ; Who killed the Egyptians on the religious holiday? ; Can President Obama save the Copts? ; Egypt awakened ; The story of Mamdouh Hamza ; Who is killing the poor in Egypt? ; Does subservience protect us from injustice? ; Does mistreating people invalidate the Ramadan fast? -- Free speech and State repression. How do police officers celebrate Ramadan? ; A discussion with a state security officer ; Four videos to entertain President Mubarak ; Before we damn Switzerland ; An unfortunate incident befalls a state security officer ; Why was the general screaming? ; Should we start with moral reform or reforming the system? ; Are freedoms inseparable? ; The fate of Ibrahim Eissa
Control code
713126040
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 192 pages
Isbn
9789774164613
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)713126040
Label
On the state of Egypt : a novelist's provocative reflections, Alaa Al Aswany ; translated by Jonathan Wright
Publication
Note
  • "All articles first appeared in Arabic in al-Dustur or al-Shorouk newspapers"--T.p. verso
  • Includes updated introduction on the events in Egypt during the spring of 2011
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The presidency and succession. The Egyptian campaign against the succession ; Three fallacious arguments for supporting Gamal Mubarak ; The art of pleasing the president ; The chameleons attack ElBaradei ; Should Gaza pay the price for hereditary succession in Egypt? Why are we falling behind as the world progresses ; The only way to evict Mr. Battista ; What do Egyptians expect from ElBaradei? ; When will President Mubarak grasp this truth? ; Does rigging elections count as a major sin? ; Do we need a benevolent dictator? ; A story for children and adults ; A surprise dinner with an important person ; Thoughts on the president's health ; Why don't Egyptians take part in elections? -- The people and social justice. Our advice to the butcher ; The party of the Great Collapse ; Why do Egyptians harass women? ; How should we overcome the temptation posed by women? ; The Niqab and flawed religiosity ; Piety in front of the camera ; What will protect the Copts? ; Egypt sits on the substitutes' bench ; Are Egyptians really religious? ; The sorrows of Miss Laurence ; Why are religious fanatics obsessed with women's bodies? ; Nora and the National Squad ; Defending Egypt's flag ; The importance of being human ; Who killed the Egyptians on the religious holiday? ; Can President Obama save the Copts? ; Egypt awakened ; The story of Mamdouh Hamza ; Who is killing the poor in Egypt? ; Does subservience protect us from injustice? ; Does mistreating people invalidate the Ramadan fast? -- Free speech and State repression. How do police officers celebrate Ramadan? ; A discussion with a state security officer ; Four videos to entertain President Mubarak ; Before we damn Switzerland ; An unfortunate incident befalls a state security officer ; Why was the general screaming? ; Should we start with moral reform or reforming the system? ; Are freedoms inseparable? ; The fate of Ibrahim Eissa
Control code
713126040
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 192 pages
Isbn
9789774164613
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)713126040

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