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By Khaled Fahmy

ISBN-10: 0521560071

ISBN-13: 9780521560078

ISBN-10: 9774246969

ISBN-13: 9789774246968

whereas scholarship has generally considered Mehmed Ali Pasha because the founding father of glossy Egypt, Khaled Fahmy deals a brand new interpretation of his function within the upward push of Egyptian nationalism, firmly finding him in the Ottoman context as an formidable, if frustrating, Ottoman reformer. Basing his paintings on formerly overlooked archival fabric, the writer demonstrates how Mehmed Ali sought to improve the Egyptian financial system and to accumulate the military, no longer as a way of gaining Egyptian independence from the Ottoman empire, yet to extra his personal goals for famous hereditary rule over the province. through targeting the military and the soldier’s day-by-day reports, the writer constructs a close photograph of makes an attempt at modernization and reform, how they have been deliberate and applied by way of a number of reformers, and the way the general public at huge understood and accommodated them. during this manner, the paintings contributes to the bigger methodological and theoretical debates touching on nation-building and the development of nation energy within the specific context of early nineteenth-century Egypt.

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