When Capitalists Collide

 expand sectionNote on Sources, Citations and Transliterations

 collapse section1. Capitalists and Politics in Egypt
 expand section1. Divided Rule: The Politics of Business-Group Conflict and Collaboration
 expand section2. The Origins of the ‘Abbud Group and Its Rivals

 collapse section2. The Rise and Fall of the Neocolonial Order
 expand section3. Shifting Lines of Power: Egyptian Business Groups and the Electrification Schemes of the 1920s and 1930s
 collapse section4. War within “the War”: Business-Group Conflict in Egypt, 1939–1945
 expand sectionThe War of Position
 expand sectionWorld War II and the Restructuring of the Postcolonial State and Economy
 expand sectionThe 1942–1944 Wafd Government and ‘Abbud’s Bid to Become Egypt Inc.
 expand sectionThe Last Battle of the War: Aswan, 1944
 Summary: The Fall of the Neocolonial Project

 collapse section3. Business, the State and Industrialization 1945–1955
 expand section5. Power and the Postcolonial State
 expand section6. Indigenous Roots of Egypt’s Socialist Transformation: The Revolt against Business Privilege
 expand sectionConclusion

 expand sectionReferences

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