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Introduction: Egypt in Revolution
Egypt's Revolutions. Politics, Religion, and Social Movements
1 - 15 p.
Over the past two years, Egypt has been neglected by the “Sublime Planetary Historic News Event,” to use Milan Kundera’s expression. Tahrir Square in Cairo, once celebrated as the emblematic site of an “Arab revolution” propagated through the Internet and social media, has been vacated by its globalized youth. We no longer understand what is going on in the biggest Arab country in the Muslim world— with a population of over 90 million—as if everyone had the vague feeling that they had been misled by the spinning wheels of image and commentary...