This title makes an important contribution to our understanding of British rule in the Nile Valley, with special relevance to the important role of the Sudan in Anglo-Egyptian relations until 1956. It examines British policy in Egypt in some detail and compares the relative importance of the Middle East and North Africa in shaping Egypt's regional policy since the advent of Muhammad Ali.

chapter |8 pages


part One|149 pages

Britain’s Moment in the Nile Valley

part Two|84 pages

Regional and Political Considerations