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  Egypt. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In the table entitled Dynasties of Ancient Egypt, the numbers of the dynasties are given in Roman numerals, and the numeral is followed by the dates of the dynasty and a notation of famous monarchs of the era (each of whom has a separate article in the encyclopedia).
Egypt actively opposed the UN partition of Palestine in 1948 and, joining its forces with the other members of the Arab League, sent troops into the S Negev.
Egypt’s postwar policy was based on two principles: no direct negotiations with Israel and the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 242, which, in part, called for the withdrawal of Israeli armed forces from occupied territories.
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 Egypt - Further Reading - MSN Encarta
Egypt's economic history and progress, compared and contrasted with four neighboring nations.
Succinct history beginning with the Arab conquest in 639, with emphasis on the 20th century.
History from 1805 to the assassination of Egyptian president Anwar al-Sadat and the presidency of Hosni Mubarak.
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 History of Modern Egypt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The History of Modern Egypt is generally accepted as beginning in 1882, when Egypt became a de facto British colony.
By June Egypt was in the hands of nationalists opposed to European domination of the country.
Egypt was readmitted to the Arab League in 1989.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_Modern_Egypt   (2235 words)

  
 History of Egypt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Egypt has endured as a unified state for more than 5,000 years, and archeological evidence indicates that a developed Egyptian society has existed for much longer.
The growth of modern urban Cairo began in the reign of Ismail (1863-79).
In the last years of his life, Egypt was racked by violence arising from discontent with Sadat's rule and sectarian tensions, and it experienced a renewed measure of repression.
www.historyofnations.net /africa/egypt.html   (1437 words)

  
 Egypt: History (639 AD- )
For the history prior to the Arab conquest, please refer to Ancient Egypt: History.
Egypt is under their total control by 642.
1979: Egypt is expelled from the Arab League of Nations, as a reaction to the peace agreement with Israel.
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 Modern Egypt - Detailed Modern Egyptian History
Muhammad Ali of Egypt, who had arrived in Egypt as a junior commander in the Albanian forces, had by 1803 risen to commander.
Although Egypt had a solid infrastructure, a sizeable local market, and an indigenous supply of capital, industrial development was stymied by a British trade policy that sought to protect the Egyptian market for British products and to maintain Britain's near monopoly on Egyptian cotton...
Egypt considered the war a European conflict and hoped to avoid being entangled in it.
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 History of Modern Egypt
The history of modern Egypt is marked by Egyptian attempts to achieve political independence, first from the Ottoman Empire and then from the British.
No history of modern Egypt would be complete without mentioning the Arab-Israeli conflict, which has cost Egypt so much in lives, territory, and property.
Thus, Egypt remained embroiled in the conflict on the diplomatic level and continued to press for an international conference to achieve a comprehensive agreement.
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 MidEast Web - Brief History of Egypt - From Ancient Times to the Modern Period
Egypt is one of the cradles of civilization in the Middle East.
Egypt was divided into a "lower" kingdom in the north of the Nile, and a southern kingdom that extended into modern Sudan (Nubia).
Egypt remained a poor country, plagued by overpopulation and chronic schistasomiasis infections in a large portionof its population.
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 Ancient Egypt: History
Northern Egypt was governed from Tanis, while the south was governed from Thebes.
Ptolemy became the ruler of Egypt, and this would mean that Egypt regained its independence.
In the 1st century CE, Christianity was introduced to Egypt, and would come to replace Ancient Egyptian religion, although the latter would have permament influence on Christianity.
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 Modern History of Egypt
Egypt has a large number of institutions of higher learning, Al-Azhar University in Cairo, founded in 970 for Islamic learning, is one of the oldest universities in the world.
The monarchy was abolished in 1953, and Egypt became a republic with Gen.
The political phase of the 1973 war ended with disengagement agreements accepted by Egypt, Syria and Israel, the agreements provided for Egyptian reoccupation of a strip of land in Sinai along the east bank of the Suez Canal and for Syrian control of a small area around the Golan Heights town of Kuneitra.
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 History
gypt is home to one of the richest and most ancient civilizations in the world extending to several millennia BC It was the Pharaoh Menes who united the two kingdoms of Upper and Lower Egypt, inaugurating what came to be known as the Ancient Empire (3200-2270 BC).
Akhnaton is considered to have heralded the concept of monotheism in the history of religion.
He is regarded as the father of modern Egypt who set the country on the march towards modernization.
www.presidency.gov.eg /html/history.html   (938 words)

  
 African Studies Center | Egypt Page
This section includes an index of resources for the study of ancient Egypt, including the territory under the control of the modern states of Egypt and Sudan, and part of Libya.
This is a home page for the famous Egyptian vocalist Um Kalthoum, who was unquestionably the most gifted singer and musician of this century in the Middle East.
This illustrated "Pilgrimage to Abydos", tries to retrace for the user the very perception and emotions of the pilgrimage undertaken by Seti I himself and his people some 3300 years ago, and which is at the origin of the temple of Abydos, a grandiose ex-voto open once and then closed for ever.
www.africa.upenn.edu /Country_Specific/Egypt.html   (839 words)

  
 Egyptian History G
This article on the history of modern Egypt begins in 1882, when Egypt became a de facto British colony.
This persisted until 1922 when Egypt was granted its independence, but British troops remained in the country and true self rule did not occur until 1952 with the rise to power of Colonel Gamal Abdul Nasser.
In the pre-1952 revolution period, three political forces competed with one another: the Wafd, a broadly based nationalist political organization strongly opposed to British influence; King Fuad, whom the British had installed in 1922; and the British themselves, who were determined to maintain control over the Canal.
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 Egypt’s Royal Archives, 1922-1952 by Martin Kramer
Students of Egypt's thirty-year experience of constitutional monarchy have shared little in the discovery and exploration of Egyptian archives.
The study of Egyptian history from 1922 to 1952 is characterized by an enduring reliance upon published materials and the holdings of Great Britain's Public Records Office.
Egypt's royal collection is unrivaled as a primary source for the events of three transitional decades.
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 A Military History of Modern Egypt — www.greenwood.com
Where other histories would survey Egypt's strategic location alone, this charts the nation's soldiers and their battles, surveying the history of their fighting at home and abroad and linking this history to developments in the region as a whole.
Description: Egypt has one of the oldest civilizations and proudest national histories in the world, but most military histories treat it as a mere battleground for other great imperial powers such as the Ottoman Empire, the French, and the British.
It looks at the lives of Egyptian soldiers fighting at home and abroad, and shows the roles those soldiers and their leaders have played in Middle-Eastern and world history for 500 years--especially in the convulsions that have transformed the Muslim world during the past two centuries.
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 About Egypt History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
It is bounded on the north by the Mediterranean Sea, on the east by Israel and the Red Sea, on the south by Sudan, and on the west by Libya.
The land of the Nile River, Egypt is the cradle of one of the world’s greatest ancient civilizations and has a recorded history that dates from about 3200 BC.
The History section covers Egypt from ancient times, including the Dynastic Period (3200 BC-343 BC), the Hellenistic Period (332 BC-30 BC), Roman and Byzantine Rule (30 BC-AD 638), the Caliphate and the Mamelukes (642-1517), Ottoman Domination (1517-1882), and British colonialism (1882-1952) as well as modern, independent Egypt (1952).
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 Egypt: History
Egypt actively opposed the UN partition of Palestine in 1948 and, joining its forces with the other members of the
Exhibit Unfolds the Myths and History of Cleopatra.(Cleopatra of Egypt: From History to Myth, Field Museum, Chicago, IL)
Diving into history: Franck Goddio is famous for the discovery of Cleopatra's palace off the coast of Egypt.
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 History of Egypt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When Gamal Abdel Nasser (President of Egypt 1954–1970) remarked that he was the first native Egyptian to exercise sovereign power in the country since Pharaoh Nectanebo II, deposed by the Persians in 343 BC, he was only exaggerating slightly.
History of ancient Egypt: 3000 BC to 525 BC
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en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_Egypt   (391 words)

  
 A Brief Review of Modern Egyptian History
Egypt was also the staging center for the Hajj caravans coming from Turkey by sea, Maghrib, and Africa.
The population of Egypt was regularly decimated by epidemics such as plague and smallpox.
Egypt is a giant oasis in the middle of an almost infinite harsh desert.
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 Modern Egypt: Rulers — Infoplease.com
Egypt through the looking glass: visiting the sites of ancient Egypt can leave the unprepared traveller in a state of tomb fatigue.......
Modernizing Muslim family law: the case of Egypt.
The centrist stream in Egypt and its role in the public discourse surrounding the shaping of the country's cultural identity.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0775375.html   (202 words)

  
 Library of Congress / Federal Research Division / Country Studies / Area Handbook Series/ Egypt / Bibliography
Holt, P.M. Egypt and the Fertile Crescent, 1516-1922.
Vatikiotis, P.J. The History of Egypt from Muhammad Ali to Sadat.
Muslim Extremism in Egypt: The Prophet and the Pharaoh.
lcweb2.loc.gov /frd/cs/egypt/eg_bibl.html   (4199 words)

  
 Egypt's Past, Recorded History and Famous People of Egyptian History for Kids
Here, we will learn about Egypt's ancient past, as well as some of the most important rulers and other people that made Egypt one of the world's most powerful countries thousands of years ago.
We can divide up Egypt's past into a number of parts, but it is important to remember that there is history, and the time before history, called prehistory.
History is the period of time when humans made records by writing about events, while prehistory, is the time before people could write.
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 Egypt State Information Service-History
The history of Egypt is a fundamental part of the history of human civilization.
The Islamic era in Egypt was generally the golden age for arts and architecture.
In 30 BC, Egypt was conquered by the Romans and was therefore rendered merely a province in their empire.
www.sis.gov.eg /En/History   (145 words)

  
 Egypt shocked by president's declaration
CAIRO, Egypt -- Egyptians are reacting with a mixture of shock, optimism and wariness to President Hosni Mubarak's unexpected announcement that his regime will allow the country's first direct multiparty elections this fall.
Columnist Magdy Mahana, who is known for harsh criticism of Mubarak in the independent daily Al-Masry Al-Youm, greeted the surprise announcement with enthusiasm, comparing the move's historical significance to former President Gamal Abdul Nasser's popular decision to nationalize the Suez Canal in 1956.
Egypt's constitution is an amalgam of different political trends, Mustafa said, adding serious reform will require a long-term commitment.
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 Egypt - Country Profile - Misr - Egypt Tourism
In about 3100 B.C., Egypt was united under a ruler known as Mena, or Menes, who inaugurated the 30 pharaonic dynasties into which Egypt's ancient history is divided -- the Old and the Middle Kingdoms and the New Empire.
Egypt is the most populous country in the Arab world.
From Ancient to Modern History of Egypt by Egypt TourismNet.
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 Ancient Egypt history and modern times, information on Egypt , Islamic and Christian Egyptian history
Lower (northern) Egypt consisted of the Nile River's delta made by the river as it empties into the Mediterranean.
Upper Egypt was the long, narrow strip of ancient Egypt located south of the delta.
Through their history, Egyptians shared a common language, world view, and institutional structure, as well as a common territory.
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 Modern Egypt
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License.
This is known in Egypt as the First Revolution.
Israel also occupied the Sinai Peninsula and the Gaza Strip from Egypt, Golan Hights from Syria,and West Bank and East Jerusalem which had been illegally annexed by Jordan since the creation of Israel and Palestine by the UN in 1948.
www.the-world-in-focus.com /Africa/Egypt/History/modernegypt.html   (1203 words)

  
 Ancient [and Modern] Egypt - History, Present-Day, Islam, etc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Many people like to portray the land south of Sunt (Aswan) as a distinctive area that was not a part of ancient Egypt.
Nubia is a name that was given to Egypt's southern frontier, by the Arabs, after the 7th century CE.
Egypt as a colony of eastern caliphates; as an autonomous state - Resisting the Arab Rule - The Fatimid Locusts Destroy Egypt - Ayyubids - Mamluks - Ottomans - Arab Republic of Egypt.
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 History 525
Gabriel Baer, Studies In The Social History Of Modern Egypt (Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 1969).
El-Amin, Mohammed Nuri, "Britain, The 1924 Sudanese Uprising, and the Impact of Egypt on the Sudan," The International Journal of African Historical Studies, 19(2): 235-260.
David Steele, "Britain and Egypt 1882-1914: the Containment of Islamic Nationalism," in Imperialism and Nationalism in the Middle East, ed.
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