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A military history of modern Egypt : from the Ottoman Conquest to the Ramadan War

Author: Andrew James McGregor
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Egypt has one of the oldest civilizations and proudest national histories in the world, but most military histories treat it as a mere battleground for other great imperial powers such as the Ottoman Empire, the French, and the British. In a lively and stirring narrative, this work tells the untold story of the Egyptian experience. It looks at the lives of Egyptian soldiers fighting at home and abroad, and shows the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McGregor, Andrew James.
Military history of modern Egypt.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2006
(DLC) 2006003364
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew James McGregor
ISBN: 9780313049569 0313049564 0275986012 9780275986018
OCLC Number: 231666746
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 312 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Egypt's military legacy : the ancient and medieval worlds --
1517 a.d. : the Ottoman Empire conquers Egypt --
Battle for the pyramids : Napoleon's invasion --
The ambition of Muhammad Ali : 1803-1820 --
War on the Nile : Egypt Takes the Sudan --
Egypt in the Greek Revolution --
Rebellion against the Sultan : the Syrian campaigns and the conquest of Arabia --
The Egyptian Empire at war : Crimea, Mexico, and Crete --
Feds and rebels in the Egyptian Empire : the Abyssinian campaign --
Egypt and the Russo-Turkish War : 1877-1878 --
The military revolt of Urabi Pasha and the British occupation --
Defeat in the Sudan : the Mahdi triumphs over the Turks --
For Britain or Egypt? The Anglo-Egyptian Army retakes the Sudan --
Betwixt and between : Egypt's role in the First World War --
Mutinies and nationalism in the postwar Egyptian Army --
Europe's battleground : Egypt in the Second World War --
The army takes charge : the failure of 1948, the free officers movement of the 1950s, and the Suez Crisis --
The Yemen adventure : Nasser exports the revolution --
The Arab-Israeli Wars : 1967-1973.
Responsibility: Andrew McGregor.
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