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Mohamed Heikal • 10 Items / 8 Books, 1 Review, 1 Article
The Sphinx and the Commissar (1979)
The Rise and Fall of Soviet Influence in the Middle East
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Published Reviews
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    Loquacious Sphinx (Review)
    The Sphinx and the Commissar, by Mohamed H. Heikal
    1. The Sphinx and the Commissar by Mohamed H. Heikal
    Modern Age, Summer 1980, pp. 330-331
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    Book Reviews (Review)
    The Sphinx and the Commissar, by Mohamed H. Heikal
    1. The Sphinx and the Commissar by Mohamed H. Heikal
    Political Science Quarterly, Spring 1980, pp. 175-176
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    The Middle East and North Africa (3 Reviews)
    Islam, Nationalism and Communism in a Traditional Society, by Gabriel Warburg
    1. Islam, Nationalism and Communism in a Traditional Society by Gabriel Warburg
    2. No Victor, No Vanquished by Edgar O'Ballance
    3. The Sphinx and the Commissar by Mohamed H. Heikal
    Orbis, Summer 1979, p. 500
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    Briefly Noted (5 Reviews)
    Land Without Shadows, by Michael Mewshaw
    1. Land Without Shadows by Michael Mewshaw
    2. The Sphinx and the Commissar by Mohamed H. Heikal
    3. Darrow: A Biography by Kevin Tierney
    4. Diaries 1920-1922 by Bertolt Brecht and Herta Ramthun
    5. Concepts and Categories by Isaiah Berlin and Henry Hardy
    The New Yorker, July 16, 1979, pp. 106-110
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    Nasser's Record (7 Reviews)
    Egypt's Uncertain Revolution Under Nasser and Sadat, by Raymond William Baker
    1. Egypt's Uncertain Revolution Under Nasser and Sadat by Raymond William Baker
    2. Egypt by John Waterbury
    3. The Sphinx and the Commissar by Mohamed H. Heikal
    4. Nasser and His Generation by Panayiotis J. Vatikiotis
    5. Press, Politics, and Power by Munir Nasser
    6. Egypt in the Arab World by A.I. Dawisha
    7. Soviet Foreign Policy Towards Egypt by Karen Dawisha
    Problems of Communism, May 1980, pp. 81-85
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    Actions & Reactions (8 Reviews)
    Exile and Return, by Martin Gilbert
    1. Exile and Return by Martin Gilbert
    2. Palestine: A Modern History by A.W. Kayyali
    3. Palestine: Retreat from the Mandate by Michael J. Cohen
    4. Who Stands Accused? by Chaim Herzog
    5. Nasser and His Generation by Panayiotis J. Vatikiotis
    6. The Sphinx and the Commissar by Mohamed H. Heikal
    7. Suez 1956 by Selwyn Lloyd
    8. The Real Suez Crisis by Jacques Georges Picot
    Encounter, February 1979, pp. 67-72
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    Recent Books on International Relations (8 Reviews)
    The Middle East and North Africa
    1. The Sphinx and the Commissar by Mohamed H. Heikal
    2. Palestinien Sans Patrie by Abou Iyad
    3. The Limits to Power by Yaacov Ro'i
    4. The Life and Times of Menahem Begin by Frank Gervasi
    5. Underground to Palestine by I.F. Stone
    6. Planning the Future of Saudi Arabia by Robert D. Crane
    7. The Old Social Classes and the Revolutionary Movements of Iraq by Hanna Batatu
    8. Middle East Contemporary Survey by Colin Legum
    Foreign Affairs, Summer 1979, pp. 1184-1185