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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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Pollard, Lisa (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005.
Online Access:Click here for full text
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.