Colonial Bridgehead: Government And Society In Alexandria, 1807-1882, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Colonial Bridgehead

Government And Society In Alexandria, 1807-1882, 1st Edition

By Michael J Reimer


252 pages

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This book explains the development of Alexandria during a seventy-five year period, from the time of Muhammad Ali Pasha until the beginning of the British occupation of Egypt. Alexandria was both a bridgehead of European colonialism and a crucible of Egyptian national integration and identity.

Table of Contents

Part One: The Geographical and Historical Inheritance 1. Between Egypt and the Sea 2. The Ottoman Town Part Two: Muhammad Ali's City, 1807–1848 3. Engineering a Renaissance 4. Restructuring Urban Administration 5. A Demographic Profile at Mid-Century Part Three: Bridgehead of Colonialism, 1848–1882 6. The Boom Years 7. Property and Privilege 8. Administration and Society after 1850 9. Mediterranean Magnet 10. The Crisis of 1882 11. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies