The Resource Egypt : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Helen Chapin Metz

Egypt : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Helen Chapin Metz

Label
Egypt : a country study
Title
Egypt
Title remainder
a country study
Statement of responsibility
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Helen Chapin Metz
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT46
LC item number
.E32 1991 ONLINE
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1928-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Metz, Helen Chapin
  • Library of Congress
Series statement
  • Area handbook series,
  • DA pam
Series volume
550-43
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  • Egypt
  • Egypt
Label
Egypt : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Helen Chapin Metz
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Previous ed. has statement of responsibility: Foreign Area Studies, the American University ; edited by Richard F. Nyrop
  • "Research completed December 1990."
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-391) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Art and architecture in the New Kingdom ;
  • Pricing and subsidy
  • Exchange rates
  • Public finance
  • Banking, credit, and inflation
  • Labor.
  • Employment
  • Wages
  • Agriculture.
  • The
  • food gap
  • The
  • Land ownership and reform
  • Land reclamation and loss
  • Pricing policy
  • Cropping patters, production, and yield
  • Technology
  • Energy, mining, and manufacturing
  • Foreign trade. Exports
  • Imports
  • Trade partners
  • Balance of payments and main sources of foreign exchange.
  • Cult of the Sun God and Akhenaten's monotheism ;
  • Petroleum
  • Suez Canal
  • Remittances
  • Tourism
  • Current account balance
  • Capital account and capital grants
  • Direct foreign investment ; loans
  • Debt and restructuring
  • The
  • dominant executive and the power elite.
  • The
  • The
  • presidency ;
  • The
  • president and the power elite ;
  • The
  • Prime Minister, the Council of Ministers, and the policy-making process ;
  • The
  • road to power : recruitment and composition of the elite
  • Elite ideology
  • Politics among elites ;
  • Late Period, 664-323 B.C.
  • The
  • bureaucracy and policy implementation
  • Local government
  • The
  • subordinate branches : the regime and its constituency.
  • Parliament ;
  • The
  • judiciary, civil rights, and the rule of law ;
  • The
  • political role of the media
  • Ptolemaic, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt, 332 B.C.-A.D. 642.
  • Interest groups
  • Controlling the mass political arena.
  • The
  • "dominant party" system ;
  • The
  • limits of incorporation : The rise of political Islam and the continuing role of repression
  • Foreign policy.
  • The
  • determinants of foreign policy
  • Foreign policy decision making ;
  • The
  • The
  • development of foreign policy
  • Military heritage.
  • The
  • Egyptian military in World War II
  • First Arab-Israeli War ;
  • The 1956 War ; The June 1967 War
  • War of Attrition and the October 1973 War
  • Security concerns and strategic perspectives
  • The
  • Alexandrian conquest ;
  • military in national life
  • The
  • armed forces. Army
  • Air Force
  • Navy
  • Air defense force
  • Traing and education
  • Conscription amd reserves
  • Conditions of service Defense spending
  • Military justice
  • The
  • Uniforms and insignia
  • Armed forces production.
  • Production of civilian goods
  • Defense industry
  • Foreign military assistance
  • Internal security.
  • Muslim extremism
  • Leftist organizations
  • Police
  • Intelligence services
  • Ptolemaic period
  • Crime and punishment.
  • The
  • judicial system
  • Incidence of crime
  • Drug trafficking ;
  • The
  • penal system
  • Ancient Egypt.
  • Egypt under Rome and Byzantium, 30 B.C.-A.D. 640
  • Medieval Egypt.
  • The
  • Arab conquest, 639-41 ;
  • The
  • Tulinids, Ikhshidids, Fatimids, and Ayyubids, 868-1260 ;
  • The
  • Mamluks, 1250-1517
  • Egypt under the Ottoman Empire
  • Modern Egypt.
  • The
  • The
  • Neo-Mamluk Beylicate, 1760-98 ;
  • The
  • French invasion and occupation, 1798-1801
  • Muhammad Ali, 1805-48
  • Abbas Hilmi I, 1848-54 and Said, 1854-63
  • Social change in the nineteenth century
  • From autonomy to occupation: Ismail, Tawfiq, and the Urabi Revolt.
  • Khedive Ismail, 1863-79
  • From invention to occupation, 1876-82
  • Predynastic Period and the First and Second Dynasties, 6000-2686 B.C. ;
  • From occupation to nominal independence.
  • The
  • occupiers
  • Economy and society under occupation
  • Egypt under the protectorate and the 1919 revolution
  • The
  • era of liberal constitutionalism and party politics.
  • The
  • rise and decline of the Wafd, 1924-39
  • Egypt during the war, 1939-45
  • The
  • On the threshold of revolution, 1945-52 ;
  • The
  • revolution and the early years of the new government, 1952-56
  • Egypt and the Arab world
  • Nasser and Arab socialism
  • Egypt, the Arabs, and Israel ;
  • The
  • war with Israel, 1967
  • The
  • aftermath of the war.
  • Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, and Second Intermediate Period, 2686 to 1552 B.C.
  • Internal relations
  • External relations
  • Nasser's legacy
  • Sadat takes over, 1970-73 ;
  • October 1973 war
  • Political developments, 1971-78
  • Egypt's new direction
  • Peace with Israel ;
  • The
  • aftermath of Camp David and the assassination of Sadat
  • Pyramid building in the Old and Middle Kingdoms ;
  • Mubarak and the middle way
  • Geography.
  • Physical size and borders
  • Natural regions
  • Climate
  • Population.
  • Population control policies
  • Major cities
  • Emigration
  • Minorities
  • The
  • Social organizations.
  • Urban society
  • Rural society
  • Family and kinship.
  • Importance of kinship
  • Attitudes toward women
  • Changing status of women
  • Religion. Islam
  • Coptic church
  • Other religious minorities
  • New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period, 1552-664 B.C.
  • Education
  • Health and welfare
  • Structure, growth, and development of the economy.
  • Infrastructure
  • Transportation
  • Communications
  • The
  • role of government.
  • Mubarak's gradualism?
  • Development and planning
Control code
555663392
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
5th ed
Extent
1 online resource (xxxv, 428 pages)
Form of item
online
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
08-428
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)555663392
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Egypt : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Helen Chapin Metz
Publication
Note
  • Previous ed. has statement of responsibility: Foreign Area Studies, the American University ; edited by Richard F. Nyrop
  • "Research completed December 1990."
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-391) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Art and architecture in the New Kingdom ;
  • Pricing and subsidy
  • Exchange rates
  • Public finance
  • Banking, credit, and inflation
  • Labor.
  • Employment
  • Wages
  • Agriculture.
  • The
  • food gap
  • The
  • Land ownership and reform
  • Land reclamation and loss
  • Pricing policy
  • Cropping patters, production, and yield
  • Technology
  • Energy, mining, and manufacturing
  • Foreign trade. Exports
  • Imports
  • Trade partners
  • Balance of payments and main sources of foreign exchange.
  • Cult of the Sun God and Akhenaten's monotheism ;
  • Petroleum
  • Suez Canal
  • Remittances
  • Tourism
  • Current account balance
  • Capital account and capital grants
  • Direct foreign investment ; loans
  • Debt and restructuring
  • The
  • dominant executive and the power elite.
  • The
  • The
  • presidency ;
  • The
  • president and the power elite ;
  • The
  • Prime Minister, the Council of Ministers, and the policy-making process ;
  • The
  • road to power : recruitment and composition of the elite
  • Elite ideology
  • Politics among elites ;
  • Late Period, 664-323 B.C.
  • The
  • bureaucracy and policy implementation
  • Local government
  • The
  • subordinate branches : the regime and its constituency.
  • Parliament ;
  • The
  • judiciary, civil rights, and the rule of law ;
  • The
  • political role of the media
  • Ptolemaic, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt, 332 B.C.-A.D. 642.
  • Interest groups
  • Controlling the mass political arena.
  • The
  • "dominant party" system ;
  • The
  • limits of incorporation : The rise of political Islam and the continuing role of repression
  • Foreign policy.
  • The
  • determinants of foreign policy
  • Foreign policy decision making ;
  • The
  • The
  • development of foreign policy
  • Military heritage.
  • The
  • Egyptian military in World War II
  • First Arab-Israeli War ;
  • The 1956 War ; The June 1967 War
  • War of Attrition and the October 1973 War
  • Security concerns and strategic perspectives
  • The
  • Alexandrian conquest ;
  • military in national life
  • The
  • armed forces. Army
  • Air Force
  • Navy
  • Air defense force
  • Traing and education
  • Conscription amd reserves
  • Conditions of service Defense spending
  • Military justice
  • The
  • Uniforms and insignia
  • Armed forces production.
  • Production of civilian goods
  • Defense industry
  • Foreign military assistance
  • Internal security.
  • Muslim extremism
  • Leftist organizations
  • Police
  • Intelligence services
  • Ptolemaic period
  • Crime and punishment.
  • The
  • judicial system
  • Incidence of crime
  • Drug trafficking ;
  • The
  • penal system
  • Ancient Egypt.
  • Egypt under Rome and Byzantium, 30 B.C.-A.D. 640
  • Medieval Egypt.
  • The
  • Arab conquest, 639-41 ;
  • The
  • Tulinids, Ikhshidids, Fatimids, and Ayyubids, 868-1260 ;
  • The
  • Mamluks, 1250-1517
  • Egypt under the Ottoman Empire
  • Modern Egypt.
  • The
  • The
  • Neo-Mamluk Beylicate, 1760-98 ;
  • The
  • French invasion and occupation, 1798-1801
  • Muhammad Ali, 1805-48
  • Abbas Hilmi I, 1848-54 and Said, 1854-63
  • Social change in the nineteenth century
  • From autonomy to occupation: Ismail, Tawfiq, and the Urabi Revolt.
  • Khedive Ismail, 1863-79
  • From invention to occupation, 1876-82
  • Predynastic Period and the First and Second Dynasties, 6000-2686 B.C. ;
  • From occupation to nominal independence.
  • The
  • occupiers
  • Economy and society under occupation
  • Egypt under the protectorate and the 1919 revolution
  • The
  • era of liberal constitutionalism and party politics.
  • The
  • rise and decline of the Wafd, 1924-39
  • Egypt during the war, 1939-45
  • The
  • On the threshold of revolution, 1945-52 ;
  • The
  • revolution and the early years of the new government, 1952-56
  • Egypt and the Arab world
  • Nasser and Arab socialism
  • Egypt, the Arabs, and Israel ;
  • The
  • war with Israel, 1967
  • The
  • aftermath of the war.
  • Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, and Second Intermediate Period, 2686 to 1552 B.C.
  • Internal relations
  • External relations
  • Nasser's legacy
  • Sadat takes over, 1970-73 ;
  • October 1973 war
  • Political developments, 1971-78
  • Egypt's new direction
  • Peace with Israel ;
  • The
  • aftermath of Camp David and the assassination of Sadat
  • Pyramid building in the Old and Middle Kingdoms ;
  • Mubarak and the middle way
  • Geography.
  • Physical size and borders
  • Natural regions
  • Climate
  • Population.
  • Population control policies
  • Major cities
  • Emigration
  • Minorities
  • The
  • Social organizations.
  • Urban society
  • Rural society
  • Family and kinship.
  • Importance of kinship
  • Attitudes toward women
  • Changing status of women
  • Religion. Islam
  • Coptic church
  • Other religious minorities
  • New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period, 1552-664 B.C.
  • Education
  • Health and welfare
  • Structure, growth, and development of the economy.
  • Infrastructure
  • Transportation
  • Communications
  • The
  • role of government.
  • Mubarak's gradualism?
  • Development and planning
Control code
555663392
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
5th ed
Extent
1 online resource (xxxv, 428 pages)
Form of item
online
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
08-428
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)555663392
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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