Colonialism and Revolution in the Middle East
Social and Cultural Origins of Egypt's Urabi Movement
By (author) Juan R.I. Cole
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Colonialism and Revolution in the Middle East by Juan R.I. Cole
Book DescriptionIn this stimulating study, Cole challenges traditional elite-centered conceptions of the conflict that led to the British occupation of Egypt in 1882. For a year before the British intervened, Egypt's government and the country's influential European community had been locked in a struggle with the nationalist supporters of General Ahmad 'Urabi. Although most Western observers till see the 'Urabi movement as a 'revolt' of junior military officers with only limited support among the Egyptian people, Cole maintains hat it was a broadly based social revolution hardly underway when it was cutt off by the British. While arguing this fresh point of view, he also proposes a theory of revolutions against informal or neo-colonial empires, drawing parallels between Egypt in 1882, the Boxer Rebellion in China, and the Islamic Revolution in modern Iran.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9789774245183
(226mm x 147mm x 23mm)
Imprint: The American University in Cairo Press
Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
Publish Date: 30-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: Egypt
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Author Biography - Juan R.I. Cole
Juan R. I. Cole is associate professor of Middle East history at the University of Michigan. He is the author of Roots of North Indian Shi'ism in Iran and Iraq.
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