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We are your soldiers : how Gama Abdel Nasser remade the Arab world  Cover Image Book Book

We are your soldiers : how Gama Abdel Nasser remade the Arab world

Rowell, Alex (author.).

Summary: We Are Your Soldiers examines seven countries-Egypt, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Yemen, and Libya-weaving the epic tale of Nasser's dramatic encounters with each to reassess his impact in the Arab sphere. These engagements were often drenched in blood and destruction, leaving deep scars that endure to the present. Rowell shows how the Nasser years were crucial to the formation of regimes as varied as Bashar al-Assad's Syria, Muammar al-Gaddafi's Libya, Saddam Hussein's Iraq and Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi's Egypt. Crushing democracy at home while launching wars and slaying opponents abroad, Nasser ushered in the long political winter from which the region is still yet to emerge.

Item details

  • ISBN: 1324021667
  • ISBN: 9781324021667
  • Physical Description: xii, 402 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : W. W. Norton & Company, 2024.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject: Arab nationalism Egypt
Egypt Politics and government 1952-1970
Egypt History Revolution, 1952
Nasser, Gamal Abdel 1918-1970
Genre: Biographies.
Biographies.

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NONFIC 962.053 ROWELL ( Send Text)
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