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Power and Passion in Egypt: A Life of Sir Eldon Gorst, 1861-1911

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When Sir Eldon Gorst succeeded Lord Cromer as Agent and Consul-General in Cairo in 1907, Britain effectively ruled Egypt and the Sudan. The period Gorst spent in Egypt was critical in shaping Africa's history. The British government gave Gorst the task of liberalising the Egyptian regime, a role he pursued with vigour. However, the reforms he introduced satisfied neither Egyptian nationalists nor British expatriates, who believed he was merely pandering to agitators. Pressure increased after Boutros Ghali, the Egyptian ...

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Power and Passion in Egypt: A Life of Sir Eldon Gorst, 1861-1911
2007, I. B. Tauris & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9781845113643

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