Mona Russell on Women in Egypt

How We Got Here #61 looks at the role of women in Egypt and in Egyptian protest movements. Historian Mona Russell of East Carolina University, author of Creating the New Egyptian Woman, underscores the central place of women in Egyptian society. Also The World's Lisa Mullins interviews historian Mike Rapport, author of 1848: Year of Revolution. Lots of parallels between Europe in 1948 and the uprisings we're witnessing in North Africa and the Middle East today.

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