Tag Archives: People’s History of Egypt

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A People’s History of Egypt, Part 17, 1954-1962

The Nasser regime steps up prosecution of leftists, expels Jews, implements economic reforms. By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | February 17, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob Feldman’s Rag Blog “people’s history” series, “The Movement … finish reading Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 17, 1954-1962

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Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 16, 1953-1954

Nasser forces resignation of General Naguib; no mass Jewish emigration during this period. By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | February 10, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob Feldman’s Rag Blog “people’s history” series, “The Movement … finish reading Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 16, 1953-1954

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Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 15, 1952-1953

After Nasser’s Free Officers coup, the Revolutionary Command Council consolidates power. By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | February 3, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob Feldman’s Rag Blog “people’s history” series, “The Movement to Democratize … finish reading Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 15, 1952-1953

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Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 14, 1949-1952

The movement to democratize Egypt: Bloodless coup sends Farouk into exile. < By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | January 27, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob Feldman’s Rag Blog “people’s history” series, “The Movement to … finish reading Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 14, 1949-1952

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Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 13, 1948-1949

The movement to democratize Egypt: King Farouk confronts Zionist forces, imposes martial law. By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / January 20, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob Feldman’s Rag Blog “people’s history” series, “The Movement … finish reading Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 13, 1948-1949

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Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 12, Section 2, 1947-1948

The movement to democratize Egypt:  Except for their religious beliefs, Jews shared lifestyles with those of Muslim background. By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / January 6, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob Feldman’s Rag Blog … finish reading Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 12, Section 2, 1947-1948

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HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 12, Section 1, 1947-1948

Police crack down on strikers in Mahalla, 1947, killing three workers. Image from Hossam el-Hamalawy / Flickr. A people’s history: The movement to democratize Egypt Part 12: 1947-1948 period/Section 1 — Anti-imperialist left grows; Muslim Brotherhood collaborates with Egyptian regime. … finish reading HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 12, Section 1, 1947-1948

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HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 11, Section 2, 1945-1946

Henri Curiel was the leading figure in the Egyptian communist movement in the 1940s. A people’s history: The movement to democratize Egypt Part 11: 1945-1946 period/Section 2 — Egyptian communist groups grow and face government retaliation. By Bob Feldman | … finish reading HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 11, Section 2, 1945-1946

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HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 11, Section 1, 1945-1946

Egyptian students demonstrate on February 21, 2012, to mark anniversary of 1946 student and worker uprising. Photo by Mai Shaheen / Ahram Online. A people’s history: The movement to democratize Egypt Part 11: 1945-1946 Period/Section 1 — Worker and student … finish reading HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 11, Section 1, 1945-1946

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HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 10, 1930-1945

Signing of the Anglo-Egyptian Treaty in 1936. Image from Islam Project 2010. A people’s history: The movement to democratize Egypt Part 10: 1930-1945 period — Anglo-Egyptian Treaty reaffirms Egypt’s ‘independence’ though British domination continues. By Bob Feldman | The Rag … finish reading HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 10, 1930-1945

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HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 9, 1924-1930

Mural shows Saad Zaghlul, first Egyptian prime minister, giving the finger to the military council. Image from Egypt 2011 and Beyond.

A people’s history:
The movement to democratize Egypt

Part 9: 1924-1930 period –The Wafd government and the repression of communists.

By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / September 16, 2013

[With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob Feldman’s Rag Blog “people’s history” series, “The Movement to Democratize Egypt,” could not be more timely. Also see Feldman’s “Hidden History of Texas” series on The Rag Blog.]

After an Egyptian constitution was promulgated in 1923, martial law was abolished, an election was held, and Saad Zaghlul, the leader of the Egyptian landowning elite’s nationalist Wafd party, became prime minister in January 1924. Continue reading

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HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 8, 1922-1923

Sultan Ahmad Fuad became King Faud I in 1922. Image from Wikipedia Commons. A people’s history: The movement to democratize Egypt Part 8: 1922-1923 period — Socialist and labor activism flourish despite foreign-dominated monarchy. By Bob Feldman | The Rag … finish reading HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 8, 1922-1923

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