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‘Snatched by destiny's hand’: Obituaries and the making of class in modern Egypt

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This article examines the newspaper obituary as a source for historians of the late 19th and early 20th century Egypt. Long utilized by genealogists, these sources have been neglected by historians, for a number of reasons. Rather than read them as an uncritical reflection of social relations, as genealogis...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1111/hic3.12380

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
History Faculty
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
History Compass Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
6
Pages:
e12380
Publication date:
2017-06-02
Acceptance date:
2017-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1478-0542
Pubs id:
pubs:687275
URN:
uri:e3d615b8-186d-4df8-9f60-e4c512f6dbfe
UUID:
uuid:e3d615b8-186d-4df8-9f60-e4c512f6dbfe
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pubs:687275

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