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Nasserism

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

Political movement calling for the liberation of Arabs and all Afro-Asian states colonized or dominated by Western powers, with Egypt playing a key leadership role. Influence grew as Gamal...

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Nasserism

Joel Beinin.

in The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 1080 words.

A radical nationalist political movement, Nasserism is associated with the regime of Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser (1952–1970).

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Nasserism

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam.

As a political movement transcending Egypt's frontiers, Nasserism began developing after Gamal Abdel Nasser achieved full power in Egypt in

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Nasser

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 115 words.

amasser, gasser, macassar, Makassar, Mombasa, Nasser • relaxer, waxer • salsa • cancer, romancer • piazza

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Nasser

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 115 words.

amasser, gasser, macassar, Makassar, Mombasa, Nasser • relaxer, waxer • salsa • cancer, romancer • piazza

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Nasserism

Reem Abou El-Fadl.

in The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Middle-Eastern and North African History

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 10395 words.

This chapter revisits the political phenomenon of “Nasserism,” acknowledging that it has multiple connotations and yet enduring significance across the Arab world. It discusses Nasserism...

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Nasserism

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

Political movement calling for the liberation of Arabs and all Afro-Asian states colonized or dominated by Western powers, with Egypt playing a key leadership role. Influence grew as Gamal...

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Nasser’s Cage

Asher Orkaby.

in Beyond the Arab Cold War

September 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9293 words.

The 1964 Arab Summit and subsequent Egyptian-Saudi agreements appeared to mark the end of Egypt’s military adventure in Yemen. In 1965, however, Nasser reneged on his commitment to...

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Nasser's Gamble

Jesse Ferris.

December 2012; p ublished online October 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Asian History. 352 pages.

This book draws on declassified documents from six countries and original material in Arabic, German, Hebrew, and Russian to present a new understanding of Egypt's disastrous five-year...

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Nasser’s Dramatic Imagination, 1952–64

Margaret Litvin.

in Hamlet's Arab Journey

October 2011; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 6672 words.

This chapter explains that much of what matters for Arab Hamlet appropriation in the postcolonial period—the international sources, the way they were absorbed, and the concerns they help...

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Ovissi, Nasser (1934)

Edited by Pamela Kember.

in Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 219 words.

Nasser Ovissi studied law and politics in Tehran and Rome before going on to practise as a painter, lithographer, and

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Soumi, Nasser (c.1980)

Edited by Pamela Kember.

in Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 259 words.

Nasser Soumi obtained a degree in fine arts in the engraving department at the faculty of fine arts in Damascus.

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Nasser, Gamal Abdel

John Calvert.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1056 words.

Gamal Abdel Nasser (15 January 1918–28 September 1970) was leader of Egypt from 1954 until his death in

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Nasser, Gamal Abdel

Robert Fay.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 848 words.

Gamal Abdel Nasser is widely considered one of Africa’s greatest modern leaders. Although his leadership style was highly authoritarian and

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Nasser, Gamal Abdel

Joel Beinin.

in The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 945 words.

Born 15 January 1918 in the upper Egyptian village of Bani Murr, Gamal Abdel Nasser (Jamāl ‘Abd al-Nā˚sir) was educated

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Nasser, Gamal Abdel

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam. 991 words.

Few Arab leaders made such a mark on the twentieth century as Gamal Abdel Nasser (Jamāl ʿAbd al-Nāṣir; 1918–1970).

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Nasser, Gamal Abdel

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam.

Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918–1970),more properly, Jamāl ʿAbd al-Nāṣir, Egyptian soldier and statesman and proponent of Arab nationalism.

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<i>Nasser 56</i>/Cairo 96

Edited by Walter Armbrust.

in Mass Mediations

September 2000; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 8375 words.

This chapter studies the film Nasser 56, which seems to suggest a potent nostalgia for the nationalist project, noting that the film avoids Nasser's nationalization and import-substitution...

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Nasser, President Gamal Abdel

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 158 words.

Born 15 Jan. 1918; e s of late Abdel Nasser Hussein, postal clerk, Cairo and Alexandria; m 1944; three s two d; died 28 Sept. 1970

President of the...

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Gamal Abdel Nasser

Overview page. Subjects: History — Social Sciences.

(1918–70)

Egyptian colonel and statesman, Prime Minister (1954–56) and President (1956–70). He was the leader of a successful military coup to depose King Farouk in 1952, after...

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Nasser's Blessed Movement

Joel Gordon.

November 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Asian History. 280 pages.

This book explores the early years of military rule in Egypt following the Free Officers' coup d'etat of 1952. Enriched by interviews with actors in and observers of the events, the book...

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