Making the Arab World: Nasser, Qutb, and the Clash That Shaped the Middle East

Making the Arab World: Nasser, Qutb, and the Clash That Shaped the Middle East

How the conflict between political Islamists and secular nationalists has shaped the history of the modern Middle East Just two years after the popular overthrow of Hosni Mubarak in 2011, the Egyptian military ousted the country's first democratically elected president--Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood--and subsequently led a brutal repression of the Islamist group. How the conflict between political Islamists and secular nationalists has shaped the history of the modern Middle East Ju...

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Title:Making the Arab World: Nasser, Qutb, and the Clash That Shaped the Middle East
Author:Fawaz A. Gerges
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Genres:History
ISBN:Making the Arab World: Nasser, Qutb, and the Clash That Shaped the Middle East
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Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:496 pages pages

Making the Arab World: Nasser, Qutb, and the Clash That Shaped the Middle East Reviews

  • Jon
    Apr 26, 2018
    Nuanced, complex, well-written, and highly informative. ...
  • Steve Donoghue
    Mar 28, 2018
    A brilliant book looking at the fissure at the heart of the modern Arab world, the split between nationalism and Islamic fundamentalism - told through the intertwined biographies of President Nasser and Sayyid Qutb. A very, very strong recommendation! Here's my full review: https:/...
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    Jul 28, 2017
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  • Mark
    Oct 18, 2018
    Traces the political history of Egypt from colonial days, goes into depth on the birth and history of the Muslim Brotherhood, Nassar, Mubarak and Morsi. It delineates the forces that have lead to rival factions in government since independence. Pan Arabism, vs nationalism vs Islamism a...
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    Mar 11, 2018
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    Mar 06, 2018
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    Mar 10, 2018
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    Jun 20, 2018
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  • Asim Qureshi
    May 06, 2018
    Promised a great deal, and didn't really deliver for me. Still, some incredible interview material that makes it worth reading. ...
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    Aug 17, 2018
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    Feb 25, 2018
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  • Bob Duke
    Apr 25, 2018
    For someone outside the Arab world who has trouble distinguishing from al-Banna and Qutb this book was deeply informative about the conflict between the nationalist forces and the Islamist forces. How their failures and their contest for power has led to countries relying on and improv...
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  • Joseph
    Aug 01, 2018
    Qutb and Nasser have more in common than many might think. Not enough discussion of Nazi-Nasser ties but, still a well-researched book. Glad to see Youssef Seddik being remembered as a rare pro-Democratic figure in the period. ...
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