By Michael Winter
Michael Winter's booklet provides a breathtaking view of Ottoman Egypt from the overthrow of the Mamluk Sultanate in 1517 to Bonaparte's invasion of 1798 and the start of Egypt's sleek period.
Drawing on archive fabric, chronicle and trip debts from Turkish, Arabic, Hebrew and ecu assets in addition to updated examine, this entire social historical past seems on the dynamics of the Egyptian-Ottoman dating and the ethnic and cultural clashes which characterized the interval. The conflicts among Ottoman pashas and their Egyptian topics and among Bedouin Arabs and the extra sedentary inhabitants are provided, as is the position of girls during this interval and the significance of the doctrinal conflict of Islam either orthodox and renowned, Christianity and Judaism.
Winter's vast survey of a posh and dynamic society attracts out the valuable subject of the emergence, from a interval of ethnic and non secular stress, of an Egyptian attention basic to Egypt's later development.
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Egyptian Society Under Ottoman Rule, 1517-1798 by Michael Winter