Cromer's assault on 'internationalism': British colonialism and the Greeks of Egypt, 1882-1907

Alexander Kazamias

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    Between the British invasion of 1882 and the emergence of the first nationalist parties in 1907, Egypt’s foreign resident communities were among the country’s most influential social groups. This chapter focuses on the role of Egypt’s largest and possibly most powerful foreign resident community, the Greeks, with particular emphasis on their relationship to the British occupation during Lord Cromer’s term as proconsul from 1883 to 1907.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Long 1890s in Egypt: Colonial Quiescence, Subterranean Resistance
    EditorsM. Booth, A. Gorman
    Place of PublicationEdinburgh
    PublisherEdinburgh University Press
    ISBN (Print)9780748670123
    Publication statusPublished - 2014


    • Egypt
    • colonialism
    • 1890s
    • Greeks

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