Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2017

264 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9781849047050

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From Independence to Revolution

Egypt's Islamists and the Contest for Power

Gillian Kennedy

A Hurst Publication

  • An important account of the vicissitudes of Egypt's Islamists, informed by first-hand interviews and deep historical scholarship
  • Argues that the relationship between a divided Islamist movement and the state create a pattern of instability within Egypt
  • Explores the tumultuous and changeable relationship between the Egyptian population and the Islamist movement