Workers on the Nile: Nationalism, Communism, Islam and the Egyptian Working Class, 1882 1954
This study examines the role of trade unionism and the working class in the development of Egyptian nationalism during the first half of the 20th century.
(Princeton University Press, 1987); co-authored with Zachary Lockman. 2nd edition: (American University in Cairo Press, 1998). Arabic translation: al-‘Ummal wa’l-haraka al-siyasiyya fi misr: al-wataniyya, al-shuyu‘iyya, al-islamiyya, 2 vols. (Cairo: Markaz al-Buhuth al-‘Arabiyya, 2 vols. 1992, 1996).