Book title “Egypt: An Economic Geography” Written by Fouad and Barbara Ibrahim. Ancient Egyptians established a unique culture and an unprecedented advanced civilization thousands of years ago. Before industrialization started in Europe, Egypt was well equipped to compete with its neighbours beyond the Mediterranean, but its current state of development is not easy to assess. In modern times it has fallen behind countries in other parts of the world in terms of development. It fits neither into the category of a developing country, nor into that of an industrialized one. Egypt’s economic and social characteristics provide contradictory indicators, some showing advancement, others the opposite. To read more download the complete book in pdf format.