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Published: 21 January 2015

208 Pages

6 x 9 in inches

ISBN: 9789774166693

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Revolution Is My Name

An Egyptian Woman's Diary from Eighteen Days in Tahrir

Mona Prince
Samia Mehrez

A Publication of The American University in Cairo Press

  • A bestseller in its original language, this first person, female novelist account of 18 days spent in and around Tahrir during the 2011 Egyptian Revolution sheds a new, intimate light on the momentous events.
  • Prince's insightful and humorous diary of the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of Tahrir is a testament to the role women played throughout the Egyptian Revolution and in shaping the future of the region.
  • The author, a well-known activist, was the only women to nominate herself for the Egyptian presidency in the run-up to the country>'s first ever democratic presidential elections in 2012.

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