L’Empire Egyptien sous Mohamed Ali et la Question d’Orient 1811-1849.

Sabry, M.

Book ID: 7172


4to, 605 pp; half-title, title, publishers’ original wraps, lightly soiled, title printed in Red & black on spine & upper cover, Unopened, Librairie Orientaliste, Paul Geuthner, Paris, 1930.


Limited and numbered edition to 2000 copies, of which this copy is numbered 1585. The work is a PhD thesis presented at the University of Paris. It discusses the diplomatic history of the empire of Muhammad Ali based on documents from the archives of Cairo, Paris, London and Vienna.
Sabry discusses the period from 1831 to 1841, analysing the formation of the empire and the campaign of Toussoun against the Wahhabis ( 1811-1815). A detailed discussion is given to the campaign of Ibrahim Pasha in Arabia, together with the war in Morea, and the Syrian campaign. The author concludes this thesis with an analysis of what is known as the Eastern Question.

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