Colonialism in Egypt: An Analysis

$19.95

Add to cart
Essay #: 054163
Total text length is 19,750 characters (approximately 13.6 pages).

Excerpts from the Paper

The beginning:
Colonialism in Egypt: An Analysis
Introduction
Conducting an anthropological study of colonialism in relation to Napoleon going to Egypt requires examining political and economic conditions in Egypt at the end of the 18th century, Napoleon’s imperial motivations for his expedition to Egypt, British motivations for resisting this expansion of French power, and the strategic importance of Egypt as the gateway to the Middle East. These elements all combined to produce a disaster for the French, who were forced to withdraw from Egypt, which was eventually subjected to British colonial control.
Napoleon’s expedition to Egypt incurred significant effects upon Egypt, and upon the broader Arab world as well. As a consequence of European imperial...
The end:
.....a. “Denon Discovers Ancient Egypt.” Napoleon and the Scientific Expedition to Egypt. Online. Available: http://www.lindahall.org/events_exhib/ exhibit/exhibits/napoleon/denon.shtml. 2 October 2009.
LaTulippe, Steven. “Napoleon Bonaparte in Egypt: The Lessons of History.” Online. Available: http://www.love-egypt.com/napoleon-bonaparte.html. 3 October 2009.
Moorehead, Alan. The Blue Nile. New York: Harper, 2000.
O’Sullivan, Patrick. “The New Imperialism.” The Geographical Review, Volume 93, 2003.
Powell, Scott. “Napoleon and the Birth of Egyptology.” Powell History. Online. Available: http://powellhistory.wordpress.com/2008/09/26/napoleon-and-the-birth-of-egyptology/. 2 October 2009.
Strathern, Paul. Napoleon in Egypt. New York: Bantam, 2009.