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The Resource Official stories : politics and national narratives in Egypt and Algeria, Laurie A. Brand

Official stories : politics and national narratives in Egypt and Algeria, Laurie A. Brand

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Official stories : politics and national narratives in Egypt and Algeria
Title
Official stories
Title remainder
politics and national narratives in Egypt and Algeria
Statement of responsibility
Laurie A. Brand
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Until the recent uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, the resilience of authoritarian regimes seemed a fundamental feature of regional politics. While economic, political, and internal security policies are most often considered in discussions of regime maintenance, Laurie Brand introduces a new factor, that of national narratives. Portrayals of a country's founding, identity, and bases of unity can be a powerful strategy in sustaining a ruling elite. Brand argues that such official stories, which are used to reinforce the right to rule, justify policies, or combat opponents, deserve
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N$T
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Brand, Laurie A
Dewey number
962.05
Index
index present
LC call number
DT107.827
LC item number
.B73 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Algeria
  • Algeria
  • Propaganda
  • Authoritarianism
  • 15.80 history of Africa
  • HISTORY
  • Authoritarianism
  • Politics and government
  • Propaganda
  • North Africa
  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Egypte
  • Algerije
Label
Official stories : politics and national narratives in Egypt and Algeria, Laurie A. Brand
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-257) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Restor(y)ing the state : national narratives and regime resilience -- Egypt under Nasser : the evolution of revolution -- Egypt under Sadat and Mubarak : rescripting revolution, redefining legitimacy -- Algeria from the liberation struggle through Boumedienne : historic to revolutionary legitimacy -- Algeria from Bendjedid to the dark decade : the narrative fractures -- Narrative rescriptings and legitimacy crises -- Epilogue the official narrative and the "Arab Spring" : the limits of revolution
Control code
884280158
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 274 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804792325
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884280158
Label
Official stories : politics and national narratives in Egypt and Algeria, Laurie A. Brand
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-257) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Restor(y)ing the state : national narratives and regime resilience -- Egypt under Nasser : the evolution of revolution -- Egypt under Sadat and Mubarak : rescripting revolution, redefining legitimacy -- Algeria from the liberation struggle through Boumedienne : historic to revolutionary legitimacy -- Algeria from Bendjedid to the dark decade : the narrative fractures -- Narrative rescriptings and legitimacy crises -- Epilogue the official narrative and the "Arab Spring" : the limits of revolution
Control code
884280158
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 274 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804792325
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884280158

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