Gladstone's Imperialism in Egypt: Techniques of Domination

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 1995 - History - 184 pages

This work reexamines the British invasion of Egypt in 1882. Gladstone systematically created a rationale for intervention against Arabi and the national movement in Egypt toward independence, provoked the Alexandria Riots but blamed Arabi for them, and used them to justify Wolseley's expedition, already planned, to save Egypt. These actions annihilated Egypt's constitutional movement and produced a prolonged racist occupation; divided the Liberal Party; inspired neo-imperialism; and isolated Britain from the Ottoman Empire and the European Powers until the First World War.


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Bombardment of Alexandria Arabis Humiliation and the Prelude to Invasion
Egypt before the British Invasion
Impact of Gladstone and the Cabinet on Egyptian Policy
Events in Egypt Tightening the Vise on Arabi
The Liberal Imperialists Analysis of Political and Diplomatic Offensives
End of the Road Tel elKabir and the Trial of Arabi
Interventions Aftermath

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ROBERT T. HARRISON is Associate Professor of History at Southern Oregon State College.

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