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EGYPT IN PERSPECTIVE: ORIENTATION GUIDE AND

CULTURAL ORIENTATION: GEOGRAPHY, HISTORY,



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Sinopse

These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Egypt, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.Chapter 1 - Geography * Introduction * Geographic Divisions * Climate * Water Resources * Major Cities * Cairo * Alexandria * Port Said * Suez * Aswan * Luxor * Environmental Issues * Natural Hazards * Chapter 1 Assessment * Chapter 2 - History * Introduction * Ancient History * Unification of Upper and Lower Egypt * Decline of Imperial Egypt * Greek and Roman Rule (332 B.C.E.-642 C.E.) * The Islamic Conquest and Arab Rule (642-1250) * Mamluk Expansion and Ottoman Rule (1250-1805) * The Dawn of Modern Egypt (1798-1882)... * British Occupation (1882-1922) * The Suez Canal * British Colonialism and Egyptian Nationalism * Pan-Arabism and the Muslim Brotherhood * Movement Toward Independence * The Nasser Presidency (1956-1970) * Nationalization of the Suez Canal * The Six-Day War (1967 War) * The Anwar Sadat Presidency (1970-1981) * The Mubarak Presidency (1981-2011) * Opposition to the Government * Reform * Recent Events * Chapter 2 Assessment * Chapter 3 - Economy * Introduction * Standard of Living * Agriculture * Land Reform * Cotton * Industry * Services * Banking * Tourism * Trade * Energy * Transportation * Investment * Outlook * Chapter 3 Assessment * Chapter 4 - Society * Introduction * Ethnic Groups and Languages * "Egyptians" * Nubians * Berbers * Dom * Religion * Islam * Coptic Orthodoxy * Cuisine * Traditional Dress * Gender Issues * Female Genital Mutilation * Divorce Laws * Arts * Literature * Music and Dance * Sports and Recreation * Chapter 4 Assessment * Chapter 5 - Security * Introduction * U.S.-Egyptian Relations * Post-Mubarak Relationship * Relations with Neighboring Countries * Israel * Palestinian Territories * Jordan * Sudan * Libya * Police Force * Military * Army * Air Force * Air Defense * Navy * Issues Affecting Stability * Civil Unrest and Civil Rights * Unemployment * Corruption * Water and Food Insecurity * CHAPTER 1: PROFILE * Introduction * Geography * Climate * Bodies of Water * Nile River * Lake Nasser (Lake Nubia) * Suez Canal * Mediterranean Sea * Red Sea * Major Cities * Cairo * Alexandria * Aswan * Luxor * Suez * History * Early History * British Colonialism and the Suez Canal * Nasser and Independence * Anwar Sadat and Peace with Israel * Recent Events * Media * Economy * Ethnic Groups and Languages * Bedouins * Beja * Berbers * Copts * Greeks * Nubians * Chapter 1 Assessment * CHAPTER 2: RELIGION * Introduction * Islam * Coptic Christians * The Role of Religion in the Government * Influence of Religion in Daily Life * Religious Holidays * Islamic Holidays * Coptic Christian Holidays * Buildings of Worship * Mosques * Churches * Behavior in Places of Worship * Mosques * Coptic Christian Churches * Chapter 2 Assessment * CHAPTER 3: TRADITIONS * Introduction * Greetings * Hospitality * Dress Codes * Cuisine * Nonreligious Celebrations * Dos and Donts * Chapter 3 Assessment * CHAPTER 4: URBAN LIFE * Introduction * Urban Development * Education * Healthcare and Sanitation * Transportation and Traffic * Cars * Buses/minibuses * Metro/Tram * Trains * Taxis * Ferries/Boats * Dining Out * Coffeehouses * Marketplace * Beggars * Crime and Demonstrations * Chapter 4 Assessment * CHAPTER 5: RURAL LIFE * Introduction * Land Distribution * Rural Economy * Rural Lifestyle * Gender Roles in Rural Areas * Housing and Land Use * Who Is in Charge? * Healthcare and Sanitation * Rural Education * Rural Transportation * Land Mines * Border Crossings and Checkpoints * Chapter 5 Assessment * CHAPTER 6: FAMILY LIFE * Introduction * Status of Women * Marriage and Divorce * Marriage * Divorce * Social

Detalhes do Produto

    • Formato:  ePub
    • Subtítulo:  CULTURAL ORIENTATION: GEOGRAPHY, HISTORY,
    • Origem:  IMPORTADO
    • Editora: KOBO EDITIONS
    • Assunto: História
    • Idioma: INGLÊS
    • Ano de Edição: 2015
    • Ano:  2015
    • País de Produção: Canada
    • Código de Barras:  2000943836016
    • ISBN:  9781311560308

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