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Can Egyptians unite around their ancient history?
This unifying identity was developed into a movement called Pharaonism during the colonial time in the 1920s-30s when Egypt needed an ideology as a base for the nationhood against Western colonizers. Egyptians were said to be inextricably connected by ...
Egyptology from the point of view of Egyptians
Elliott Colla's 2007 Conflicted Antiquities has added fascinating discussions of the place of Pharaonism in 20th-century Egyptian cultural output, as has the Egyptian scholar Dr Ahmed Mekawy Ouda.
Anti-colonialism, grassroots nationalism and their impacts on international
Just as pharaonism was disseminated to civil society through popular culture, so too was pan-Arabism propagated through the accessible media of the age, radio and television.
With Sissi, Egypt Sees a Return of the Pharaohs
But the inaugural ceremony for the canal gave a clear answer to the question of where Egypt, or at least its ruling elite, is headed: not toward Islam, and not toward pan-Arabism, but toward building a deep-seated identity based on Pharaonism.
The Egyptian revolution isn't dead because it never happened in the first place
From their perspective, Mubarak had simply ruled for too long, and his apparent attempt to install Gamal as his successor reeked of pharaonism.

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