A Different Shade of Colonialism: Egypt, Great Britain, and by Eve M. Troutt Powell PDF

By Eve M. Troutt Powell

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This incisive examine provides a brand new size to discussions of Egypt's nationalist reaction to the phenomenon of colonialism in addition to to discussions of colonialism and nationalism often. Eve M. Troutt Powell demanding situations many permitted tenets of the binary dating among eu empires and non-European colonies through reading the triangle of colonialism marked via nice Britain, Egypt, and the Sudan. She demonstrates how valuable the problem of the Sudan was once to Egyptian nationalism and highlights the deep ambivalence in Egyptian attitudes towards empire and the ensuing ambiguities and paradoxes that have been an integral part of the nationalist flow. a unique colour of Colonialism enriches our knowing of 19th- and twentieth-century Egyptian attitudes towards slavery and race and expands our viewpoint of the "colonized colonizer."

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Al-Tahtawï’s influential views on the Sudan and the Sudanese reflect the changes in perception about that land that had occurred during the rule of Muhammad `Alï and are, in many ways, a narration of that ruler’s colonial map. The writer `Alï Mubärak represents an important bridge between men like al-Tunisï and al-Tahtawï and the next generation of nationalists to emerge in Egypt. Born twenty years after alTahtawï, `Alï Mubärak would never have become a highly educated teacher and civil engineer had it not been for the secular schools created by Muhammad `Alï.

It was a distant place from which forgetful parents had to be dragged, or where it would be discovered they had died. Finally, the Sudan was a place where half siblings lived, where there was family, which further 34 / Journeys to the Colonial complicated its geography for al-Tunisï. It was part of the wide-ranging expanse where his family resided: Tunis, Cairo, Mecca, Sennär, Därfür. It was thus foreign and intimately familiar to al-Tunisï. Charting His Own Map: Muhammad al-Tunisï and the Experience of Travel No man can enter this island without being punished for his rashness; and even the circumstance of your shipwreck should not screen you from my resentment, if I did not love you.

His particular poem about the Sudan and its people also demonstrates how the process of colonialism and nationalism came to be racialized, and how an increasing sense of racial difference could be incorporated into a sense of political and cultural boundaries. An incident that confronted `Alï Mubärak’s consciousness of racial differentiation also prodded him to reevaluate his personal ambitions and may have informed how he later identified certain Sudanese attributes with those of pre-Islamic Arabs.

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