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Gamal Abdel-Nasser

Head of State (15-Jan-1918 — 28-Sep-1970)


Anouar Abdel-Malek. Egypt: Military Society: The Army Regime, the Left, and Social Change Under Nasser. Random House. 1968. 458pp. Translated from Égypte, société militaire, 1962.

Saïd K. Aburish. Nasser: The Last Arab. Macmillan. 2004. 355pp.

Shaheen Ayubi. Nasser and Sadat: Decision Making and Foreign Policy, 1970-1972. University Press of America. 1994. 276pp.

Raymond William Baker. Egypt's Uncertain Revolution Under Nasser and Sadat. Harvard University Press. 1978. 290pp.

Kirk J. Beattie. Egypt During the Nasser Years: Ideology, Politics, and Civil Society. Westview Press. 1994. 260pp.

Shirley Graham Du Bois. Gamal Abdel Nasser, Son of the Nile: A Biography. The Third Press. 1972. 250pp.

Abdel Magid Farid. Nasser: The Final Years. Garnet & Ithaca Press. 1996. 234pp.

Tawfig Y. Hasou. The Struggle for the Arab World: Egypt's Nasser and the Arab League. Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1985. 228pp.

Muhammad Hasanayn Haykal. The Cairo Documents: The Inside Story of Nasser and His Relationship with World Leaders, Rebels, and Statesmen. Doubleday. 1973. 360pp.

Tareq Y. Ismael. The U.A.R. in Africa: Egypt's Policy Under Nasser. Northwestern University Press. 1971. 258pp.

Nejla M. Abu Izzeddin. Nasser of the Arabs: An Arab Assessment. Third World Centre for Research and Publishing. 1981. 467pp.

Laura James. Nasser at War: Arab Images of the Enemy. Palgrave Macmillan. 2006. 240pp.

James P. Jankowski. Nasser's Egypt, Arab Nationalism, and the United Arab Republic. Lynne Rienner Publishers. 2002. 235pp.

Joachim Joesten. Nasser: The Rise to Power. Greenwood Press. 1974. 224pp.

Robert St. John. The Boss: The Story of Gamal Abdel Nasser. McGraw-Hill. 1960. 325pp.

Jean Lacouture. Nasser: A Biography. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1973. 399pp.

Robert McNamara. Britain, Nasser and the Balance of Power in the Middle East, 1952-1967: From the Egyptian Revolution to the Six-Day War. Routledge. 2003. 308pp.

Faysal Mikdadi. Gamal Abdel Nasser: A Bibliography. Greenwood Press. 1991. 148pp.

Anthony Nutting. Nasser. E. P. Dutton. 1972. 493pp.

Ivor Powell. Disillusion by the Nile: What Nasser Has Done to Egypt. Solstice Productions. 1967. 137pp.

Owen L Sirrs. Nasser and the Missile Age in the Middle East. Routledge. 2006. 264pp.

Gerald Sparrow. The Sphinx Awakes: The Nasser Regime in Egypt and the Arab Nationalist Movement. R. Hale. 1956. 217pp.

Robert Henry Stephens. Nasser: A Political Biography. Simon and Schuster. 1971. 631pp.

P. J. Vatikiotis. Nasser and His Generation. Palgrave Macmillan. 1978. 375pp.

John Waterbury. The Egypt of Nasser and Sadat: The Political Economy of Two Regimes. Princeton University Press. 1983. 475pp.

Peter Woodward. Nasser. Longman. 1992. 167pp.

Wilton Wynn. Nasser of Egypt: The Search for Dignity. Arlington Books. 1959. 213pp.


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  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.546)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.510)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1068)

  10. Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (p.539)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.364)

  12. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.244)

  13. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.576)

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