Egypt 1798-1952: Her Advance Towards a Modern Identity

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Egypt 1798-1952: Her Advance Towards a Modern Identity

By J. C. B. Richmond
Columbia University Press, 1977
243 pp. $15.00
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Sir John Richmond, who knows the Middle East well from a career as archeologist, intelligence officer, and diplomat, writes a summary history of Egypt from Napoleon's invasion to Nasser's revolution. His main interest is in the relationship of action and reaction between Western and Eastern communities.