From his 1956 Suez triumph to the 1967 defeat, President Nasser of Egypt dominated the Arab revolution. Drawing on new Arabic material, this history casts a fresh light on Nasser's era and legacy of conflict and provides an essential background to developments in the contemporary Arab world.
About the Author
LAURA JAMES is a Middle East analyst with the Economist Intelligence Unit. She recently completed her doctoral thesis in International Relations at Magdalen College, Oxford. She has previously worked as a College Lecturer in Oxford, an English teacher in Cairo and a UN consultant in Rome.