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Ferris, Jesse

Works: 2 works in 20 publications in 1 language and 1,297 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Jesse Ferris
Nasser's gamble : how intervention in Yemen caused the Six-Day War and the decline of Egyptian power by Jesse Ferris( Book )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nasser's Gamble draws on declassified documents from six countries and original material in Arabic, German, Hebrew, and Russian to present a new understanding of Egypt's disastrous five-year intervention in Yemen, which Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser later referred to as ""my Vietnam."" Jesse Ferris argues that Nasser's attempt to export the Egyptian revolution to Yemen played a decisive role in destabilizing Egypt's relations with the Cold War powers, tarnishing its image in the Arab world, ruining its economy, and driving its rulers to instigate the fatal series of missteps
Egypt, the cold war, and the civil war in Yemen, 1962-1966 by Jesse Ferris( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.21 for Nasser's g ... to 0.88 for Egypt, the ...)

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