Khedive Ismail's Army

Khedive Ismail's Army

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Khedive Ismail's Army examines military failure in the age of imperialism.

On paper, the mid-nineteenth century Egyptian army seems a formidable regional power. It had a tradition of success, modern weapons, and mercenary officers with experience in major wars. Egypt's ruler, Khedive Ismail, hoped to combine the imported technology and brains with native manpower, and establish an Egyptian dominated Horn of Africa. His soldiers did conquer parts of the Sudan, but… (more)

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Publisher: Routledge (October 02, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 264 pages

File size: 1.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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