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Egypt

Jumhuryat Misr—Republic of Egypt
  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

On 1 Feb. 1958 Egypt and Syria merged in the United Arab Republic (see p. 1523). For the history of Egypt from 1914 to 1956 see The Statesman’s Year-Book, 1957, pp. 946f.

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1958

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  • S. H. Steinberg

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