Notes on Egyptian Workers' History

  title={Notes on Egyptian Workers' History},
  author={Zachary Lockman},
  journal={International Labor and Working-Class History},
  pages={1 - 12}
  • Z. Lockman
  • Published 1 September 1980
  • History
  • International Labor and Working-Class History
It is only in the last two decades that serious attention has been paid by Egyptian and foreign scholars to the origins and history of Egypt's working class and workers' movement. Before the 1960s, and certainly before the July 1952 revolution that brought Colonel Nasser to power, only a few scattered studies of this social class had been published. Students of modern Egypt generally tended to ignore the histories of the worker and peasant majority, focusing instead on political and diplomatic… 
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