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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 19 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Egyptians: A Radical Story by Jack Shenker
    The Egyptians: A Radical Story - by Jack Shenker

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780718193126 | ISBN 10: 0718193121

    "I started reading this and couldn't stop. It's a remarkable piece of work, and very revealing. A stirring rendition of a people's revolution."(Noam Chomsky) "The deepest and most comprehensive account of Egypt's revolution in the English language ... more

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  • Cover image of book Morbid Symptoms: Relapse in the Arab Uprising by Gilbert Achcar
    Morbid Symptoms: Relapse in the Arab Uprising - by Gilbert Achcar

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780863561832 | ISBN 10: 0863561837

    Since the first wave of uprisings in 2011, the euphoria of the “Arab Spring” has given way to the gloom of backlash, clashes between rival counter-revolutionary forces, and a descent into mayhem and war. Morbid Symptoms offers a timely assessment of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cairo: Memoir of a City Transformed by Ahdaf Soueif
    Cairo: Memoir of a City Transformed - by Ahdaf Soueif

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408830505 | ISBN 10: 1408830507

    Ahdaf Soueif was born and brought up in Cairo. When the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 erupted on January 25th, she, along with thousands of others, called Tahrir Square home for eighteen days. She reported for the world's media and did, like everyone e ... more

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  • Cover image of book Revolution is My Name: An Egyptian Woman
    Revolution is My Name: An Egyptian Woman's Diary from Eighteen Days in Tahrir - by Mona Prince

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9789774166693 | ISBN 10: 9774166698

    A writer, a university professor, a woman: this is the insightful and humorous description of one hesitant revolutionary's experiences through the eighteen days of the Egyptian uprising that led to the fall of President Hosni Mubarak in January/Febru ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Journey to Tahrir: Revolution, Protest and Social Change in Egypt, 1999 - 2011 by Jeannie Sowers and Chris Toensing (Editors)
    The Journey to Tahrir: Revolution, Protest and Social Change in Egypt, 1999 - 2011 - by Jeannie Sowers and Chris Toensing (Editors)

    £19.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781844678754 | ISBN 10: 184467875x

    Leading analysts of Egypt on repression, dissent and the dramatic revolution.  The toppling of Hosni Mubarak marked the beginning of a revolutionary restructuring of Egypt's political and social order. Jeannie Sowers and Chris Toensing bring to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cleopatra: A Biography by Duane W. Roller
    Cleopatra: A Biography - by Duane W. Roller

    £10.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780199829965 | ISBN 10: 0199829969

    Few personalities from classical antiquity are more famous - yet more poorly understood - than Cleopatra VII, queen of Egypt. In this major biography, Duane Roller reveals that Cleopatra was in fact a learned and visionary leader whose overarching go ... more

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  • Cover image of book In an Antique Land by Amitav Ghosh
    In an Antique Land - by Amitav Ghosh

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781847081940 | ISBN 10: 1847081940

    In an Antique Land is a subversive history in the guise of a traveller's tale. When the author stumbles across a slave narrative in the margins of an ancient text, his curiosity is piqued. What follows is a ten year search, which brings author and sl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tahrir Square: The Heart of the Egyptian Revolution by Mia Gröndahl (photographer), Foreword by Ayman Mohyeldin
    Tahrir Square: The Heart of the Egyptian Revolution - by Mia Gröndahl (photographer), Foreword by Ayman Mohyeldin

    £18.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9789774165115 | ISBN 10: 977416511x

    A visual celebration of the spirit of Tahrir.   When Egyptians began demonstrating against the regime of President Hosni Mubarak on 25 January 2011, few could anticipate that the demonstrations would grow into a revolution to aston ... more

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  • Cover image of book Messages from Tahrir: Signs from Egypt’s Revolution by Karima Khalil (Editor)
    Messages from Tahrir: Signs from Egypt’s Revolution - by Karima Khalil (Editor)

    £16.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9789774165122 | ISBN 10: 9774165128

    The written word of the revolution captured by 36 photographers.   One of the many striking things about Egypt’s 25 January Revolution as manifested in Cairo’s Tahrir Square was the imagination and creativity of the posters, placards, an ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Road to Tahrir Square: Egypt and the US from the Rise of Nasser to the Fall of Mubarak by Lloyd C. Gardner
    The Road to Tahrir Square: Egypt and the US from the Rise of Nasser to the Fall of Mubarak - by Lloyd C. Gardner

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780863568756 | ISBN 10: 0863568750

    When protesters in Egypt began to fill Cairo's Tahrir Square on January 25, 2011 - and refused to leave until their demand that Hosni Mubarak step down was met - the politics of the region changed overnight. And the United States' long friendship wit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Karama! Journeys Through the Arab Spring by Johnny West
    Karama! Journeys Through the Arab Spring - by Johnny West

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780857389947 | ISBN 10: 0857389947

    Johnny West has lived in this area for the past decade and speaks fluent Arabic, and so has the skills and ability to talk to everyone from security guards to revolutionaries, from families of protestors, some of whom have been killed, to oil workers ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Penguin Book of Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt by Joyce A. Tyldesley
    The Penguin Book of Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt - by Joyce A. Tyldesley

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780141021768 | ISBN 10: 0141021764

    From Herodotus to The Mummy, Western civilization has long been fascinated with the exotic myths and legends of Ancient Egypt but they have often been misunderstood. Here acclaimed Egyptologist Joyce Tyldesley guides us through 3000 years of changing ... more

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  • Cover image of book Egypt in the Era of Hosni Mubarak, 1981-2010 by Galal Amin, translated by David Wilmsen
    Egypt in the Era of Hosni Mubarak, 1981-2010 - by Galal Amin, translated by David Wilmsen

    £16.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9789774164002 | ISBN 10: 9774164008

    A new, provocative book from the author of Whatever Happened to the Egyptians? Galal Amin once again turns his attention to the shaping of Egyptian society and the Egyptian state in the half-century and more that has elapsed since the Nasserite revol ... more

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  • Cover image of book ABC of Egyptian Hieroglyphs by Jaromir Malek
    ABC of Egyptian Hieroglyphs - by Jaromir Malek

    £3.95   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781854442475 | ISBN 10: 1854442473

    This publication explains some of the rules of the hieroglyphic script and Egyptian language using illustrated examples from the Ashmolean’s Egyptian collection.  Hieroglyphic script was used by the inhabitants of Egypt from its introduction ... more

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  • Cover image of book Egypt: The Moment of Change by Rabab El Mahdi and Philip Marfleet (Editors)
    Egypt: The Moment of Change - by Rabab El Mahdi and Philip Marfleet (Editors)

    £19.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781848130210 | ISBN 10: 184813021x

    Egypt is at the axis of the Arab world. With the largest population, the largest industrial economy and the longest tradition of modern political activity it has profound influence across the region. But there have been few attempts to understand con ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lucie Duff Gordon: A Passage to Egypt by Katherine Frank
    Lucie Duff Gordon: A Passage to Egypt - by Katherine Frank

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781845113315 | ISBN 10: 1845113314

    Lucie Duff Gordon was a world apart from her Victorian counterparts. An intellectual, traveller, writer and progressive social commentator, she and her husband led a bohemian, eccentric and highly unconventional life in London, socialising with such ... more

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  • Cover image of book 100 Hieroglyphs: Think Like an Egyptian by Barry Kemp
    100 Hieroglyphs: Think Like an Egyptian - by Barry Kemp

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781862078444 | ISBN 10: 1862078440

    "Barry Kemp's take on the ancient Egyptians' script is as original as his whole approach to interpreting the complexities of their culture... this is both an invaluable reference work for students of hieroglyphs and essential reading for anyone wanti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nefertiti: Egypt
    Nefertiti: Egypt's Sun Queen - by Joyce A. Tyldesley

    £18.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780141017242 | ISBN 10: 0141017244

    For over a decade Nefertiti, wife of the heretic king Akhenaten, was the most influential woman in the Bronze Age world; a beautiful queen blessed by the sun-god, adored by her family and worshipped by her people. Her image and her name were celebrat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Egyptian Politics: The Dynamics of Authoritarian Rule by Maye Kassem
    Egyptian Politics: The Dynamics of Authoritarian Rule - by Maye Kassem

    £27.95   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781588262479 | ISBN 10: 1588262472

    Though the regimes of Egyptian presidents Nasser, Sadat, and Mubarak have been decidedly different, the nature of personal authoritarian rule in Egypt has remained virtually unchanged across more than five decades. Maye Kassem traces the shaping of c ... more

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