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Abdalla, A., The Student Movement and National Politics in Egypt, 1923-1973; Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2009; 300 pages

Abdelrahman, M., Civil Society Exposed: The Politics of NGOs in Egypt; London: I.B. Tauris, 2005; 240 pages

Abdel-Malek, A., Egypt: Military Society: The Army Regime, the Left, and Social Change under Nasser; New York: Random House, 1968; 458 pages

Abu-Lughod, L., Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society; Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000; 356 pages

Abu-Lughod, L., Dramas of Nationhood: The Politics of Television in Egypt; Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2004; 324 pages

Aburish, S., Nasser: The Last Arab; New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2004; 432 pages

Agrama, H., Questioning Secularism: Islam, Sovereignty, and the Rule of Law in Modern Egypt; Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2012; 288 pages

Ali, N. Al-, Secularism, Gender and the State in the Middle East: The Egyptian Women’s Movement; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000; 284 pages

AlSayyad, N., Cairo: Histories of a City; Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011; 352 pages

Altorki, S. & D. Cole, Bedouin, Settlers and Holiday-Makers: Egypt’s Changing Northwest Coast; Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 1998; 266 pages

Amin, G., Egypt’s Economic Predicament: A Study in the Interaction of External Pressure, Political Folly, and Social Tension in Egypt, 1960-1990; Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers; 1995; 146 pages

Amin, G., Whatever Happened to the Egyptians? Changes in Egyptian Society from 1950 to the Present; Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2001; 184 pages

Amin, G., Whatever Else Happened to the Egyptians?: From the Revolution to the Age of Globalization; Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2004; 224 pages

Amin, G., Egypt in the Era of Hosni Mubarak, 1981-2011; Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2011; 180 pages

Amin, Q., The Liberation of Women and The New Woman: Two Documents in the History of Egyptian Feminism; Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2000; 224 pages

Arafat, A., Hosni Mubarak and the Future of Democracy; Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011; 284 pages

Armbrust, W., Mass Culture and Modernism in Egypt; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996; 292 pages

Aswany, A. Al-, On the State of Egypt: What Made the Revolution Inevitable; New York: Vintage, 2011; 208 pages

Atiya, N., Khul-Khaal, Five Egyptian Women Tell Their Stories; Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1982; 177 pages

Awadi, H. Al-, In Pursuit of Legitimacy: The Muslim Brothers and Mubarak, 1982-2000; London: I.B. Tauris, 2004; 256 pages

Badawi, M., Modern Arabic Drama in Egypt; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005; 260 pages

Badeeb, S., The Saudi-Egyptian Conflict over North Yemen, 1962-1970; Boulder: Westview Press; 148 pages

Badran, M., Feminists, Islam, and Nation: Gender and the Making of Modern Egypt; Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996; 368 pages

Baker, R., Egypt’s Uncertain Revolution under Nasser and Sadat; Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1978; 290 pages

Baker, R., Islam without Fear: Egypt and the New Islamists; Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006; 320 pages

Beattie, K., Egypt During the Sadat Years; Palgrave Macmillan, 2000; 352 pages

Beinin, J., The Dispersion of Egyptian Jewry: Culture, Politics, and the Formation of a Modern Diaspora; Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998; 318 pages

Beinin, J. & Z. Lockman, Workers on the Nile: Nationalism, Communism, Islam, and the Egyptian Working Class, 1882-1954; Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 1998; 488 pages

Bier, L., Revolutionary Womanhood: Feminisms, Modernity, and the State in Nasser’s Egypt; Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2011; 264 pages

Blackman, W., The Fellahin of Upper Egypt; Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2000; 352 pages

Blaydes, L., Elections and Distributive Politics in Mubarak’s Egypt; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010; 288 pages

Botman, S., The Rise of Egyptian Communism, 1939-1970; New York: Syracuse University Press, 1988; 168 pages

Botman, S., Egypt: From Independence to Revolution, 1919-1952; New York: Syracuse University Press, 1991; 170 pages

Bradley, J., Inside Egypt: The Land of the Pharaohs on the Brink of a Revolution; Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009; 256 pages

Brownlee, J., Democracy Prevention: The Politics of the U.S.-Egyptian Alliance; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012; 296 pages

Bush, R. & H. Ayeb, Marginality and Exclusion in Egypt; London: Zed Books, 2012; 256 pages

Clark, J., Islam, Charity, and Activism: Middle-Class Networks and Social Welfare in Egypt, Jordan, and Yemen; Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004; 256 pages

Cole, J., Colonialism and Revolution in the Middle East: Social and Cultural Origins of Egypt’s ‘Urabi Movement; Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2000; 355 pages

Cole, J., Napoleon’s Egypt: Invading the Middle East; Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008; 304 pages

Colla, E., Conflicted Antiquities: Egyptology, Egyptomania, Egyptian Modernity; Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008; 360 pages

Cook, S., The Struggle for Egypt: From Nasser to Tahrir Square; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011; 424 pages

Danielson, V., The Voice of Egypt: Umm Kulthum, Arabic Song, and Egyptian Society in the Twentieth Century; Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 1998; 288 pages

Di-Capua, Y., Gatekeepers of the Arab Past: Historians and History Writing in Twentieth-Century Egypt; Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009; 406 pages

Fahmy, K., All the Pashas Men: Mehmed Ali His Army and the Making of Modern Egypt; Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2002; 352 pages

Fahmy, Z., Ordinary Egyptians: Creating the Modern Nation through Popular Culture; Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2011; 264 pages

Farah, N., Egypt’s Political Economy: Power Relations in Development; Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2009; 198 pages

Farid, M., Nasser: The Final Years; Reading: Ithaca Press: 1997; 234 pages

Filiu, J.-P., The Arab Revolution: Ten Lessons from the Democratic Uprising; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011; 208 pages

Freeman, Ch., Egypt, Greece and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004; 736 pages

Gardner, L., The Road to Tahrir Square: Egypt and the United States from the Rise of Nasser to the Fall of Mubarak; London: The New Press, 2011; 240 pages

Ghannam, F., Remaking the Modern: Space, Relocation, and the Politics of Identity in a Global Cairo; Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002; 240 pages

Ghonim, W., Revolution 2.0: The Power of the People Is Greater Than the People in Power: A Memoir; Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012; 320 pages

Ginat, R., Egypt’s Incomplete Revolution: Lutfi al-Khuli and Nasser’s Socialism in the 1960s; Abingdon: Routledge, 1997; 240 pages

Gordon. J., Nasser’s Blessed Movement: Egypt’s Free Officers and the July Revolution; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992; 272 pages

Gstrein, H. a.o. (eds.), Copts in Egypt: A Christian Minority under Siege. Papers Presented at The First International Coptic Symposium, Zurich, September 23-25, 2004; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2006; 192 pages

Haeri, N., Sacred Language, Ordinary People: Dilemmas of Culture and Politics in Egypt; Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003; 208 pages

Hahn, P., United States, Great Britain, and Egypt, 1945-1956: Strategy and Diplomacy in the Early Cold War; Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1991; 374 pages

Hail, J., Britain’s Foreign Policy in Egypt and Sudan; Reading: Ithaca Press, 1997; 217 pages

Heikal, M., The Road to Ramadan; New York: New York Times Book Co, 1975; 285 pages

Hasan, S., Christians versus Muslims in Modern Egypt: The Century-Long Struggle for Coptic Equality; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003; 336 pages

Heikal, M., The Sphinx and the Commissar: The Rise and Fall of Soviet Influence in the Middle East; New York: Harper & Row, 1978; 304 pages

Heikal, M., Cutting the Lion’s Tail: Suez Through Egyptian Eyes; Westminster, MD: Arbor House Publishing Company, 1987; 238 pages

Heikal, M., Secret Channels: The Inside Story of Arab-Israeli Peace Negotiations; New York: Harper Collins Publishers Ltd, 1997; 572 pages

Hoodfar, H., Between Marriage and the Market: Intimate Politics and Survival in Cairo; Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997; 265 pages

Hopwood, D., Egypt 1945-1990: Politics and Society; Abingdon: Routledge, 1991; 224 pages

Hunter, R., Egypt Under the Khedives, 1805-1879: From Household Government to Modern Bureaucracy; Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2000; 288 pages

Ibrahim, S., Egypt Islam and Democracy: Critical Essays; Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2002; 278 pages

Ibrahim, F. & B. Ibrahim, Egypt: An Economic Geography; London: I.B. Tauris, 2003; 256 pages

Ibrahim, V., The Copts of Egypt: The Challenges of Modernisation and Identity; London: I.B. Tauris, 2011; 288 pages

Ismael, T. & Rifaat El-Said, The Communist Movement in Egypt, 1920-1988; Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1990; 280 pages

Jacob, W., Working Out Egypt: Effendi Masculinity and Subject Formation in Colonial Modernity, 1870–1940; Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011; 440 pages

Jacquemond, R., Conscience of the Nation: Writers, State, and Society in Modern Egypt; Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2008; 368 pages

James, L., Nasser at War: Arab Images of the Enemy; Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006; 256 pages

Jankowski, J., Nasser’s Egypt, Arab Nationalism, and the United Arab Republic; Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publisher, 2001; 230 pages

Jennings, A., Nubian Women of West Aswan: Negotiating Tradition and Change; Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 2008; 171 pages

Kandil, H., Soldiers, Spies and Statesmen: Egypt’s Road to Revolt; London: Verso, 2012; 312 pages

Karam, A., Women, Islamisms and the State: Contemporary Feminisms in Egypt; Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 1998; 284 pages

Kepel, G., Muslim Extremism in Egypt: The Prophet and Pharaoh; Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003; 290 pages

Kerr, M., The Arab Cold War: Gamal ‘Abd al-Nasir and His Rivals, 1958-1970; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1971; 174 pages

Khalil, K., Messages from Tahrir: Signs from Egypt’s Revolution; Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2011; 156 pages

Khattar, H. & N. Younis, Women, Reproduction, and Health in Rural Egypt: The Giza Study; Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2000; 238 pages

Kienle, E., A Grand Delusion: Democracy and Economic Reform in Egypt; London: I.B. Tauris, 2001; 283 pages

Kramer, G., The Jews in Modern Egypt; London: I.B. Tauris, 1989; 350 pages

Krause, W., Civil Society and Women Activists in the Middle East: Islamic and Secular Organizations in Egypt; London: I.B. Tauris, 2012; 288 pages

Kunz, D., The Economic Diplomacy of the Suez Crisis; Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 2009; 312 pages

Kyle, K., Suez: Britain’s End of Empire in the Middle East; London: I.B. Tauris, 2011; 704 pages

Lia, B., The Society of the Muslim Brothers in Egypt: The Rise of an Islamic Mass Movement 1928-1942; Reading: Ithaca Press, 2006; 340 pages

Maghraoui, A., Liberalism without Democracy: Nationhood and Citizenship in Egypt, 1922–1936; Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006; 216 pages

Mahdi, R. El & , Ph. Marfleet (eds.), Egypt: The Moment of Change; London: Zed Books, 2009; 224 pages

Makari, P., Conflict & Cooperation: Christian-Muslim Relations in Contemporary Egypt; Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2007; 238 pages

Mariscotti, C., Gender and Class in the Egyptian Women’s Movement, 1925-1939: Changing Perspectives; Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2008; 187 pages

Marr, Ph., Egypt at the Crossroads: Domestic Stability and Regional Role; New York: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012; 282 pages

Marsot, A. Al-Sayyid, Egypt in the Reign of Muhammad Ali; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984; 312 pages

Marsot., A. Al-Sayyid, A History of Egypt: From the Arab Conquest to the Present; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007; 196 pages

McDermott, A., Egypt from Nasser to Mubarak: A Flawed Revolution; London: Routledge Kegan & Paul, 1988; 311 pages

McNamara, R., Britain, Nasser and the Balance of Power in the Middle East, 1952-1977: From The Egyptian Revolution to the Six Day War; Abingdon: Routledge, 2003; 312 pages

Mitchell, R., The Society of the Muslim Brothers; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993; 392 pages

Mitchell, T., Colonising Egypt; Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991; 230 pages

Moustafa, T., The Struggle for Constitutional Power: Law, Politics, and Economic Development in Egypt; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009; 340 pages

Naaman, M., Urban Space in Contemporary Egyptian Literature: Portraits of Cairo; Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011; 254 pages

Nasser, G., Egypt’s Liberation: The Philosophy of the Revolution; Washington, D.C.: Public Affairs Press, 1956; 199 pages

Nedoroscik, J., The City of the Dead: A History of Cairo’s Cemetery Communities; Westport: Praeger, 1997; 152 pages

Nunns, A. & I. Nadia (eds.), Tweets from Tahrir: Egypt’s Revolution as it Unfolded, in the Words of the People Who Made it; New York: OR Books, 2011; 234 pages

Osman, T., Egypt on the Brink: From Nasser to Mubarak; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011; 304 pages

Owen, R. & Ch. Tripp (eds.), Egypt Under Mubarak; Abingdon: Abingdon: Routledge, 1990; 208 pages

Pargeter, A., The Muslim Brotherhood: The Burden of Tradition; London: Saqi Books, 2010; 300 pages

Rabbat, N., Mamluk History Through Architecture: Monuments, Culture and Politics in Medieval Egypt and Syria; London: I.B. Tauris, 2010; 288 pages

Rutherford, B., Egypt after Mubarak: Liberalism, Islam, and Democracy in the Arab World; Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2008; 304 pages

Scott, R., The Challenge of Political Islam: Non-Muslims and the Egyptian State; Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2010; 296 pages

Shamy, H. El-, Folktales of Egypt; Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 1982; 406 pages

Shaw, T., Eden, Suez and the Mass Media: Propaganda and Persuasion during the Suez Crisis; London: I.B. Tauris, 1996; 256 pages

Shehata, D., Islamists and Secularists in Egypt: Opposition, Conflict & Cooperation; Abingdon: Routledge, 2010; 192 pages

Shakry, O. El-, The Great Social Laboratory: Subjects of Knowledge in Colonial and Postcolonial Egypt; Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2007; 344 pages

Silverman, D., Ancient Egypt; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003; 256 pages

Singerman, D. & H. Hoodfar (eds.), Development, Change, and Gender in Cairo: A View from the Household; Indiana University Press, 1996; 240 pages

Singerman, D. & P. Amar (eds.), Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Middle East; Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2006; 524 pages

Soliman, S., The Autumn of Dictatorship: Fiscal Crisis and Political Change in Egypt under Mubarak; Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2011; 224 pages

Sullivan, E., Women in Egyptian Public Life; Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1986; 223 pages

Sullivan, D. & S. Abed-Kotob, Islam in Contemporary Egypt: Civil Society vs. the State; Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1999; 165 pages

Tadros, M., The Muslim Brotherhood in Contemporary Egypt: Democracy Redefined or Confined?; Abingdon: Routledge, 2012; 208 pages

Takeyh, R., The Origins of the Eisenhower Doctrine: The US, Britain and Nasser’s Egypt, 1953-57; Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2000; 238 pages

Talhami, G., Palestine and the Egyptian National Identity; Westport: Praeger, 1992; 192 pages

Talhami, G., The Mobilization of Muslim Women in Egypt; Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 1996; 192 pages

Tucker, J., Women in Nineteenth-Century Egypt; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002; 264 pages

Turner, B., Suez 1956: The Inside Story of the First Oil War; London: Hodder Headline, 2007; 400 pages

Waterbury, J., The Egypt of Nasser and Sadat: The Political Economy of Two Regimes; Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1983; 504 pages

Wikkan, U., Life Among the Poor in Cairo; Abingdon: Routledge Kegan & Paul, 1981; 200 pages

Winegar, J., Creative Reckonings: The Politics of Art and Culture in Contemporary Egypt; Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2006; 416 pages

Winter, M., Egyptian Society Under Ottoman Rule, 1517-1798; Abingdon: Routledge, 1992; 336 pages

Zahid, M., The Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt’s Succession Crisis: The Politics of Liberalisation and Reform in the Middle East; London: I.B. Tauris, 2012; 224 pages

Zuhur, S., Revealing Reveiling: Islamist Gender Ideology in Contemporary Egypt; New York: State University of New York Press, 1992; 230 pages

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