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Title: Some aspects of British interest in Egypt in the late 18th century (1775-1798)
Author: Anis, M. A.
ISNI:       0000 0004 2748 3428
Awarding Body: University of Birmingham
Current Institution: University of Birmingham
Date of Award: 1950
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This account of British interest in Egypt in the late 18th century, whilst not attempting to be exhaustive, aims to suggest the many-sided importance and interrelation of British interest in Egypt during 1775-1798. Topics include: British interest engendered by the Levant company; antiquarian research; British conceptions of Arab life and literature; British travellers’ impressions of Egypt (political and commercial interest); the Indian factor; the importance of Egypt on an envisaged new route to India; international competition for trade via Egypt; the decline of British interest in Egypt; and the growth of British policy towards the Ottoman Empire.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: D History (General) ; D204 Modern History ; DA Great Britain ; DE The Mediterranean Region. The Greco-Roman World ; DT Africa