Egypt under Ismail a romance of history by James Carlile McCoan

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Published by Chapman and Hall in London .

Written in English

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  • Egypt -- History -- Ismail, 1863-1879.

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Statementwith an appendix of official documents.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 315 p.
Number of Pages315
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Open LibraryOL22359520M

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out of 5 stars Egypt Under Ismail. Reviewed in the United States on Novem This is a very interesting book that reflects important information on a positive period in Egypt's history in the 19th century. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report 5/5(1). Egypt under Ismail Pacha.

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Egypt Under Ismail Pacha: Being Some Chapters of Contemporary History by Blanchard Jerrold. Publication date Publisher S. Tinsley & co. Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of unknown library Language English.

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Egypt - Egypt - Land: Egypt’s land frontiers border Libya to the west, Sudan to the south, and Israel to the northeast. Egypt’s border with Sudan is notable for two areas, the Ḥalāʾib Triangle along the Red Sea and Biʾr Ṭawīl further inland, that are subject to differing claims by the two countries (see Researcher’s Note).

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Farouk I (/ f ə ˈ r uː k /; Arabic: فاروق الأول ‎ Fārūq al-Awwal; 11 February – 18 March ) was the tenth ruler of Egypt from the Muhammad Ali dynasty and the penultimate King of Egypt and the Sudan, succeeding his father, Fuad I, in His full title was "His Majesty Farouk I, by the grace of God, King of Egypt and the Sudan".He was overthrown in the Egyptian.

William McEntyre Dye (–99) was a graduate of the United States Military Academy, a former colonel in the United States Army, and a veteran of the American Civil War. In lateDye entered the service of Ismail Pasha, the khedive of Egypt and Sudan, who was recruiting, with the assistance of General William T.

Sherman, American officers to serve as advisors in his army. As regards social life, the seclusion of women exercised, no doubt inevitably, a restrictive influence. It was not until the nineteenth century that social life in Egypt began to assume its modern Mohammed Aly more particularly under Ismail the Magnificent, new elements of culture and of social contact were introduced.

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Shah Ismail I, was the founder of the Safavid dynasty of Iran, ruling from to 23 May as shah (king). The rule of Ismail is one of the most vital in the history of Iran—before his accession inIran, since its occupation by the Arabs eight-and-a-half centuries ago, had not existed as a unified country under native Iranian rule, but had been controlled by a series of Arab.

Muḥammad ʿAlī, pasha and viceroy of Egypt (–48), founder of the dynasty that ruled Egypt from the beginning of the 19th century to the middle of the 20th.

He encouraged the emergence of the modern Egyptian state. Muḥammad ʿAlī’s ethnic background is unknown, though he may have been an Albanian.

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