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Author Belli, Mériam N.

Title An incurable past [electronic resource] : Nasser's Egypt then and now / Mériam N. Belli.

Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 295 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Nasser, Gamal Abdel, 1918-1970.
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Apparitions and miracles -- Egypt -- Cairo.
Egypt -- History -- 1952-1970.
Egypt -- Politics and government -- 1952-1970.
Egypt -- Social conditions -- 1952-1970.
Port Said (Egypt) -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780813044040 (alk. paper)
9780813045047 (e-book)

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