A Different Shade of Colonialism: Egypt, Great Britain, and the Mastery of the Sudan

A Different Shade of Colonialism: Egypt, Great Britain, and the Mastery of the Sudan

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This incisive study adds a new dimension to discussions of Egypt's nationalist response to the phenomenon of colonialism as well as to discussions of colonialism and nationalism in general. Eve M. Troutt Powell challenges many accepted tenets of the binary relationship between European empires and non-European colonies by examining the triangle of colonialism marked by Great Britain, Egypt, and the Sudan. She demonstrates how central the issue of the Sudan was to Egyptian nationalism and highlights the deep ambivalence in Egyptian attitudes toward empire and the resulting ambiguities and paradoxes that were an essential component of the nationalist movement. A Different Shade of Colonialism enriches our understanding of nineteenth- and twentieth-century Egyptian attitudes toward slavery and race and expands our perspective of the "colonized colonizer."

Title:A Different Shade of Colonialism: Egypt, Great Britain, and the Mastery of the Sudan
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780520233171
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    A Different Shade of Colonialism: Egypt, Great Britain, and the Mastery of the Sudan Reviews

  • Justin Michael James Dell

    This is a book in which the reader has to take the good with the bad. I feel like I walked away from it not knowing a whole lot more about the relationship between Egypt and Sudan than I could already...

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    Author Dan Morrison has chosen to discuss Eve M Troutt Powell’s A Different Shade of Colonialism: Egypt, Great Britain and the Mastery of the Sudan on FiveBooks as one of the top five on his su...

  • Marwan Shalaby

    An absolutely necessary read, especially for those who're interested in understanding race and nationalism in Egypt. ...