Nurturing the nation : the family politics of modernizing, colonizing and liberating Egypt, 1805-1923 /
Focusing on gender & the family, this text reconsiders the origins of Egyptian nationalism & the revolution of 1919 by linking social changes in class & household structure to the politics of engagement with British colonial rule.
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|Imprint:||Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005.|
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Table of Contents:
- My house and yours : Egyptian state servants and the new geography of nationalism
- Inside Egypt : the harem, the hovel and the Western construction of an Egyptian national landscape
- Domesticating Egypt : the gendered politics of the British occupation
- The home, the classroom and the cultivation of Egyptian nationalism
- Table talk : the home economics of nationhood
- Reform on display : the family politics of the 1919 revolution
- Conclusion : It's a girl! Gender and the birth of modern Egyptian nationalism.