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Egyptians laughed at Hijab Law in 1958.Nowadays, this is unimaginable.
Egypt, Nasser and the Revolution.
During my last years of high school, I received a huge amount of propaganda against socialism and communism. My teachers' objective was not to give us information about historical events, leaders and movements. And for some months, I actually believed what I was told.
In what respects to Egypt, I hated Nasser for nationalizing the Suez Channel, and because I thought (as stupid as this might sound) that he was a Soviet puppet. Don't look at me like that, it was what I had been told, and I had very little information then. Now, I know I was tricked: Nasser and the Freedom Officials were military officers of the Egyptian army who thought that King Farouk had distanced from the people and spent all money in luxuries for himself. They also believed Farouk's irresponsability had lead the British to have more influence over Egypt. They announced their coup in Radio Cairo in june 1952, promising the Egyptian
All Distant Garden Backstories~I just thought it would be a good idea to compile all of the backstories together for easy reading. Note, the less detailed ones, marked with a *, are going to be updated in the near future (the more of these, the more I deem it to be in need of revising) The *'d stories will also be italicised.
Shé Liǔ was born in 289 into a noble family, long known retainers of the emperor. She grew up in Luoyang and at the young age of 9 was dedicated as the main retainer of Lady LiangBi, the wife of Prince Chi.
The two were somewhat close in age, and throughout her life, protecting and serving her lady faithfully was more important to her than anything else.
Liǔ herself was secretive and quiet, but determined. She did not wish to be married due to it possibly causing her to dishonor the one she was meant to protect, or become distracted and/or selfish. The young woman's ideas made sense to LiangBi and so, as she w
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