History Compass

Cover image for Vol. 12 Issue 8

Editor-in-Chief: Laura Smoller

Online ISSN: 1478-0542

Special Issue: The Formation of National Culture in Egypt


 King Faruq

The Formation of National Culture in Egypt in the Interwar Period: Cultural Trajectories
Walter Armbrust, University of Oxford

Repackaging the Egyptian Monarchy: Faruq in the Public Spotlight 1936-1939
Matthew H. Ellis, Princeton University

How Zaynab Became the First Arabic Novel
Elliott Colla, Brown University

Women in Singing, Women in Songs
Frederic Lagrange,  Université de Paris IV, Paris

Long Live Patriarchy: Love in the Time of Abd al-Wahhab
Walter Armbrust, University of Oxford

Football as National Allegory: Al-Ahram and the Olympics in 1920s Egypt
Shaun Lopez, University of Washington

The Professional Worldview of the Effendi Historian
Yoav Di-Capua, University of Texas, Austin

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