1 thought on “The Philosophy Of The Revolution”

  1. If you're reading to figure the philosophy behind the the Free Officers revolution, you will be severely dissapointed. The books is much more a train of Gamal Abdel Nasser's thought than it is an explanation of the philosophy of the revolution. Still makes for an interesting read of a nationalist, pan arabist and socialist individual in the Middle East.

  2. Not nearly as good as I was hoping, gave excellent insight into Nasser's thoughts at the time, and was filled with lots of romantic revolutionary ideals. But in terms of actual substance, this falls a bit flat. I just wish he would have said more about what actually went on at the time. He basically is writing this for Egyptians at the time who know everything about what just happened, and he is writing to convince them to support the revolution. He is writing so much within this context that I [...]

  3. It was incredible to get into the mind of Jamal abdel nasser and read his words through first person in Order to help me formulate my own opi ion of him. The book was also wellstructures that it included 2 different views of nasser at the end. However, i wouldve preferred if the reviews were written by arabs but i understand why they were mot. All in all, an i teresting reas

  4. Surprisingly self-searching and self-analytical for something written by the mastermind of the Egyptian Revolution. Good for understanding the 1950s in Egypt, but does not stand up against the great political manifestos in explaining change and political movements.

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