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From his 1956 Suez triumph to the defeat of 1967, President Nasser of Egypt dominated the Arab revolution. Through a combination of new radio technology, radical rhetoric and personal charisma, he changed the political face of the region and defined a common Arab identity. Today, as the Arab world is once again brought together by new media and emotive issues, Nasser's legacy has developed a startling contemporary resonance.

Drawing on new Arabic material and high-level insider ...

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Nasser At War

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Overview

From his 1956 Suez triumph to the defeat of 1967, President Nasser of Egypt dominated the Arab revolution. Through a combination of new radio technology, radical rhetoric and personal charisma, he changed the political face of the region and defined a common Arab identity. Today, as the Arab world is once again brought together by new media and emotive issues, Nasser's legacy has developed a startling contemporary resonance.

Drawing on new Arabic material and high-level insider interviews, Nasser at War casts a fresh light on the Nasser era, revealing it as a critical turning point. It explains the failure of initial Egyptian attempts to improve relations with Britain, the former colonial power; the bitter dynamics of inter-Arab competition; and how the Arab-Israeli conflict reached an uncompromising impasse. This exploration of Nasser's changing enemy images, which caused his former US ally to be seen as an imperialist opponent, provides an essential background to developments in the modern Middle East.

About the Author:
Laura M. James previously worked as a College Lecturer in Oxford, an English teacher in Cairo and a UN consultant in Rome

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230626010
  • Publisher: Palgrave-UK-USA
  • Publication date: 10/2/2006
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Annotated edition
  • File size: 550 KB

Meet the Author

LAURA JAMES is a doctoral student at the University of Oxford.

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Table of Contents

1 The coming and the going : friends and enemies of the Egyptian revolution 1
2 Eliminate the past : nationalising the Suez Canal Company 21
3 When the bombs started falling : Suez and the Arab hero 37
4 Revolution or something to raise our morale : intervention in Yemen 51
5 A very big forest : lions and tigers and bears 69
6 Different names for the same thing : imperialism, Zionism and reaction 88
7 You are welcome, we are ready for war : 1967 102
8 One continuous nightmare : the aftermath of defeat 123
9 No alternative to battle : the war of attrition 144
10 Conclusion : ambiguous legacy 167
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