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Napoleon to Nasser: The Story of Modern Egypt
Designed for undergraduates with little or no background in world music, Music in Bulgaria is one of several volumes that can be used along with Thinking Musically, the main book in the Global Music Series, in any introductory world music or ethnomusicology course. It provides an overview of the cultural, historical and political meaning of traditional Bulgarian music and ...more
Paperback, 260 pages
Published October 28th 2002 by Authorhouse
(first published January 1st 1972)
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Nov 22, 2016 Paul rated it it was ok · review of another edition
Raymond Flower’s Napoleon to Nasser is an unremarkable and stereotypical Orientalist account of its eponymous topic. Although designed to present a narrative rather than an academic argument, his introduction states his objective as discovering why Gamal Abdul Nasser was so popular despite his many missteps and suggests that the solution lies in the fact that he was able to do things for the average Egyptian. By framing Egypt as a nation suffering from the stagnation of millennia of foreign domi ...more