Whatever Else Happened to the Egyptians?

Galal Amin

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By: Galal Amin

Language: English

Quality: Like New

Genre: History,

ISBN: 9789774248191

SKU: BE500182823556

Pages: 196

Description: At The Time Of The Egyptian Revolution In 1952, The Population Of Egypt Was Around 22 Million. At The End Of 2002, It Stood At 69 Million, And Was Growing At A Rate Of 1.3 Million A Year. What Happens To A Society That Grows So Quickly, When The Habitable And Cultivable Land Of The Country Is Strictly Limited? After The Success Of Whatever Happened To The Egyptians?, Galal Amin Now Takes A Further Bemused Look At The Changes That Have Taken Place In Egyptian Society Over The Past Half Century, This Time Considering The Disruptions Brought About By The Surge In Population. Basing His Arguments On Both Academic Research And His Own Personal Experiences And Impressions, And Employing The Same Light Humor And Keen Sense Of Empathy As In His Earlier Work, The Author Discusses How Runaway Population Growth Has Not Only Profound Effects On Many Aspects Of Society - From Love And Fashion To Telephones And Religion - But Also Predictable Effects On The Economy.--jacket. The Age Of The Mass Society -- The July Revolution And The Age Of The Mass Society -- Journalism -- Television -- The Telephone -- Dress -- Romance -- Birthdays -- Culture -- The Economy -- Rich And Poor -- The Circus -- A Train Journey -- The Doctorate -- This World And The Next. Galal Amin ; Translated By David Wilmsen ; Illustrations By Samir Abd Al-ghani. Translated From The Arabic.


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