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Focusing on the recent history of Egypt, Osman makes an assessment that Egypt may experience a major shift soon due to changing social, political, economic, and other pressures. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Neku
This book was used as a text book for a class I was taking in college. The book was easy enough for me to navigate and helped me, a non-history major to better understand so much... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Lila
I read this a while back as the events were unfolding in Egypt. The author accurately predicted what was to happen -- and it did!Published on September 8, 2013 by Casia Holmgren
A good book to read where a lot of historical facts could be found, yet not very impartial in its evaluation of this or that president! Read morePublished on October 15, 2012 by M. Ragheb
Earlier reviews fairly describe Osman's book, but the revised 2011 edition of Osman's concise and informative history of Egypt's past half century adds important analytical... Read morePublished on January 15, 2012 by jem
The book covers the an important era in the Egyptian history; it shows how the political scene had changed drastically though the ruling of the past three presidents and how this... Read morePublished on March 16, 2011 by Hany Ahmed Salem