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In a series of riveting dispatches, Cairo native Yasmine El Rashidi provides an eyewitness account of the entire 2011 Egyptian Revolution as it unfolded, from its origins in the days leading up to the firstJanuary 25 protest in Tahrir Square through the violent confrontations with the regime and the fall of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, to the subsequent military takeover and the building of a new parliamentarydemocracy. Drawing on her deep knowledge of the Egyptian capital and its underlying social divisions, El Rashidi brings together a vivid story of the uprising itself with subtle insights about the strengths--andlimits--of the protest movement and the prospects for large-scale political change following the March, 2011 constitutional referendum.

About the Author

Yasmine El Rashidi, a former Middle East correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, has written for The Washington Post, Newsday, Ms, Bidoun, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and Monocle, among other publications.

Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and IsaiahBerlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and aSenior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. He is the authorof many books, including The Magic Lantern, an eyewitness account of

the velvet revolutions of 1989.

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by Timothy Garton Ash


1. ‘Hosni Mubarak, the Plane is Waiting’ (January 26)

2. ‘Tomorrow, to Tahrir Again’ (January 30)

3. ‘Mubarak, Mubarak, What Have You Done?’ (February 3)

4. ‘This is Who Egyptians Are’ (February 11)

5. ‘Freedom’ (February 12)

6. ‘The Revolution is Not Yet Over’ (February 23)

7. The Battle for Egypt’s Future (March 29)

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New York Review Books
Political Science : Political Ideologies - Democracy
Garton Ash, Timothy
El Rashidi, Yasmine
Rashidi, Yasmine El
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