Childhood and Colonial Modernity in Egypt

  • HeidiĀ Morrison

Part of the Palgrave Studies in the History of Childhood book series (PSHC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Heidi Morrison
    Pages 1-22
  3. Heidi Morrison
    Pages 62-84
  4. Heidi Morrison
    Pages 85-98
  5. Heidi Morrison
    Pages 123-127
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 128-176

About this book


This book examines the transformations of Egyptian childhoods that occurred across gender, class, and rural/urban divides. It also questions the role of nostalgia and representation of childhood in illuminating key underlying political, social, and cultural developments in Egypt.


Childhood Egypt Modernity Colonialism Children's Rights bibliography building colonialism gender identity memory national identity reform transformation

Authors and affiliations

  • HeidiĀ Morrison
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WisconsinLa CrosseUSA

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