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The intersection of religion and politics in Egypt has been characterized by both gradual change and revolutionary rupture. Islam arrived in the 7th century CE, and Egypt...

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The Society of the Muslim Brothers

January 1, 1969
The Society of the Muslim Brothers is the first substantial English-language study of the Muslim Brotherhood, and despite its age remains a landmark piece of scholarship on the group. The book traces the Brotherhood's development from its establishment by Hassan Al-Banna, through its rise in Egypt's tumultuous 1930s, to its complex and often strained relationship with the post-1952 government of Gamal Abdel Nasser. It also provides a detailed overview of the group's early organization and ideology, addressing topics like the structure of its hierarchy and its vision of an Islamic state.

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