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The Ottoman scramble for Africa : empire and diplomacy in the Sahara and the Hijaz

Author: Mostafa Minawi
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of the Ottoman participation in colonial expansion in Africa in the last 20 years of the 19th century, this book turns the spotlight onto the Ottoman Empire's experiment in "new  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Minawi, Mostafa, 1974-
Ottoman scramble for Africa.
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2016013794
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mostafa Minawi
ISBN: 9780804795142 0804795142 9780804799270 080479927X 9780804799294 0804799296
OCLC Number: 932386005
Description: xviii, 219 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : old empire, new empire --
Ottoman Libya, the eastern Sahara, and the central African kingdoms --
The legal production of Ottoman colonial Africa --
The diplomatic fight for Ottoman Africa --
Resistance and fortification, 1894-1899 --
Transimperial strategies for an intercontinental empire --
The local meets the global on an imperial frontier --
Conclusion : the blinding teleology of failure.
Responsibility: Mostafa Minawi.

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