Building Egypt's Afro-Asian Hub: Infrastructures of Solidarity and the 1957 Cairo Conference

  title={Building Egypt's Afro-Asian Hub: Infrastructures of Solidarity and the 1957 Cairo Conference},
  author={Reem Abou-El-Fadl},
  journal={Journal of World History},
  pages={157 - 192}
Abstract:Despite the recent scholarly recuperation of decolonization struggles, Egyptian contributions to the history of Afro-Asian solidarity remain understudied. Instead, scholarship on Gamal Abdel Nasser's Egypt has focused on high politics at the Arab regional scale. This article examines the building of 'infrastructures of solidarity' on multiple spatial scales in 1950s Cairo, and the interactions of state and popular actors at such sites, which produced Cairo as an Afro-Asian hub. It… Expand
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