Middle East Research and Information Project: Critical Coverage of the Middle East Since 1971

Selma Botman, The Rise of Egyptian Communism, 1939-1970 (Syracuse, 1988).

The Rise of Egyptian Communism, 1939-1970, one of several recent books that offer new insights on the experience of Marxism in Egypt before and during the Nasser era, provides an extensive account of the membership, organizational structure, theory and practice of the various communist groups which emerged in Egypt during the British occupation.

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How to cite this article:

Marsha Pripstein Posusney "Botman, Rise of Egyptian Communism," Middle East Report 166 (September/October 1990).