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The Resource Once upon a revolution : an Egyptian story, Thanassis Cambanis

Once upon a revolution : an Egyptian story, Thanassis Cambanis

Label
Once upon a revolution : an Egyptian story
Title
Once upon a revolution
Title remainder
an Egyptian story
Statement of responsibility
Thanassis Cambanis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"he inside story of the 2011 Egyptian revolution by following two courageous and pivotal leaders--and their imperfect decisions that changed the world... Thanassis Cambanis tells the story of the noble dreamers who brought Egypt to the brink of freedom, and the dark powerful forces that--for the time being--stopped them short. But he also tells a universal story of inspirational people willing to transform themselves in order to transform their society...and the world"--From publisher's website
Summary
"An award-winning journalist tells the inside story of the 2011 Egyptian revolution by following two courageous and pivotal leaders--and their imperfect decisions that changed the world. In January 2011, in Cairo's Tahrir Square, a group of strangers sparked a revolution. Basem, an apolitical middle-class architect, jeopardized the lives of his family when he seized the chance to improve his country. Moaz, a contrarian Muslim Brother, defied his own organization to join the opposition. These revolutionaries had little more than their idealism with which to battle the secret police, the old oligarchs, and a power-hungry military determined to keep control. Basem was determined to change the system from within and became one of the only revolutionaries to win a seat in parliament. Moaz took a different course, convinced that only street pressure from youth movements could dismantle the old order. Thanassis Cambanis tells the story of the noble dreamers who brought Egypt to the brink of freedom, and the dark powerful forces that--for the time being--stopped them short. But he also tells a universal story of inspirational people willing to transform themselves in order to transform their society...and the world"--From publisher's website
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10392076
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
962
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an Egyptian story
Label
Once upon a revolution : an Egyptian story, Thanassis Cambanis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Breaking the wall of fear -- The country is dying -- Enough -- The republic of Tahrir -- Seeds of discontent -- Stuck in the square -- The owner of this world is a devil -- Upstairs from the dead cow -- I don't fear my people -- The enemy within -- The revolution continues
Control code
873741000
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 274 pages
Isbn
9781451658996
Lccn
2014022751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)873741000
Label
Once upon a revolution : an Egyptian story, Thanassis Cambanis
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Breaking the wall of fear -- The country is dying -- Enough -- The republic of Tahrir -- Seeds of discontent -- Stuck in the square -- The owner of this world is a devil -- Upstairs from the dead cow -- I don't fear my people -- The enemy within -- The revolution continues
Control code
873741000
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 274 pages
Isbn
9781451658996
Lccn
2014022751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)873741000

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