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Imagined Empires - a book by Abul-Magd, Zeinab

Imagined Empires

A History of Revolt in Egypt

Imagined Empires( )
Author: Abul-Magd, Zeinab
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
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Through a microhistory of a small province in Upper Egypt, this book investigates the history of five world empires that assumed hegemony in Qina province over the last five centuries. Imagined Empires charts modes of subaltern rebellion against the destructive policies of colonial intruders and collaborating local elites in the south of Egypt. Abul-Magd vividly narrates stories of sabotage, banditry, flight, and massive uprisings of peasants and laborers, to...
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