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Title:Egypt in search of political community: an analysis of the intellectual and political evolution of Egypt, 1804-1952
Author:Safran, NadavISNI
Series:Harvard Middle Eastern studies (ISSN 0073-0580)
City of publisher:Cambridge, MA
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Geographic term:Egypt
Abstract:Introduction 1. Modern historical evlution versus the traditional belief-system (the Islamic ideological background - The political, economic, and social transformations 1804-1882 - Challenge & response: the first formulations). 2. Main trends of ideological evlution (The making of modern Egypt: economic, social and cultural evolution under the occupation (1882-1922) - Reformist islam - Liberal nationalism). 3. The triumph of the liberal nationalist movement (Anatomy of the liberal nationalist triumph - Role of the nationalist governments in the evolution of ideology). 4. Progress and decline of liberal nationalism (The liberal intellectuals and their task - the progressive phase - The crisis of orientation - the historical crisis of liberal nationalism - The reactionary phase). 5. The threat of traditionalist reaction (The ideology and mentality of Mahdism - Retrospect and prospect) (Rev. in M.East Jl. 1962, no.3, p.376-78.