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"[...]by a reign of constant reverse and ineffectual efforts at reform. The Armenian question, like the Bulgarian, is of recent date, and we consequently find that Kinglake says as little of the one as of the other; but he often speaks of the doings of Mehemet Ali and his son Ibrahim Pasha, which at this period formed one of the chief preoccupations of the Porte. Mehemet Ali was a native of Cavalla who held a military command in Egypt. In the troubles which succeeded the French occupation of that country, at the beginning of the century, he succeeded in making himself head of the popular party in Cairo, ousted the Turkish Governor, and established himself in his place. He was recognised by the Porte in 1805, and the Khediviate was subsequently made hereditary in his family. At this time the Mamluks (or descendants of the Turkish Guard instituted by the Sultans of Egypt in the thirteenth century)[...].""
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  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 322g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507556500
  • 9781507556504

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