Rethinking Nasserism: Revolution and Historical Memory in Modern Egypt

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Elie Podeh, Onn Winckler
University Press of Florida, Dec 1, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 384 pages
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''An enormous amount of academic literature has been published on Nasserism since the 1950s and, to my mind, Rethinking Nasserism is without a doubt the last word on the subject. ... An outstanding reappraisal of Nasserism as a major force in the 20th-century Middle East.
  

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Contents

Iconology Ideology and Demonology
45
Israeli Perceptions of Nasser and Nasserism
72
The Nasserist Legacy
100
Political and Social Aspects of Nasserism
125
Egypt in the Early Nasserite Period
144
Nasserist and PostNasserist Elites in an Official Biographical
163
A Reassessment
179
Enemy or Friend?
205
Nassers Socioeconomic Policies and Achievements
251
Tables
258
A Comparison of Their Economic
264
Nassers Family Planning Policy in Perspective
282
Abd alHalim Hafiz and Nasserist
307
Nasser and Nasserism as Perceived in Modern Egyptian Literature
324
Selected Bibliography
343
Index
359

A Reassessment
230

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