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Tales of Empire

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One: Out of Egypt. The imperial highway. Homes away from home: Cairo. Commuters. The den of vice. Historical interlude. How some men stayed and others left. Two: A prisoner of the lord. Boyle in Egypt 1885-1907. Summers at rest. The season. The galloping gourmet. Out and about. Of cats and dogs and other animals. Boyle's boil and other plagues. Leave taking. Three: A gallery of Egyptian characters. Travelling with the khedive 1908. Anglo-Egyptian friendship. Master and servant. A heart of gold: Hanem Aaref. Painted harlots. Britons adrift abroad. Four: Britons at work in Egypt. John Young: educating the elite. Way down in Egypt's land. Sir Thomas Rapp, consul. Rapp in Suez. John de Vere Loder, intelligence officer. Francis Edwards, taxman. Five: A lack of gratitude. The great train massacre 1919. Cairo riots 1919. Black Saturday 1952. Six: The British in the Holy Land 1917-48. John Young, agricultural expert. A pasha of Jerusalem arrives. Humphrey Bowman: the valley of the shadow. The hill of evil counsel. The life of a district commissioner. A sense of humour. Riotous behaviour. Seven:A gallery of characters in Palestine. The high commissioners. Oh you English!. Some Jews and some Arabs. A wreath of funerals. Eight: Keeping the peace: Palestine in revolt 1936-9. Soldiers of the king. Spring term 1939. Doctor Foster. Spit and polish. Every sign of sentiment dulled. Earth's proud empires pass away. Nine: Here and there in the Middle East. Persia: oil in their lamps 1892. Keeping an eye on the Russians 1943. Turkey: grievous bodily harm 1885-91. Exile in Diarbekir 1906. Arabia 1917: Philby and his friend beyond price. Harold Dickson, Arabist 1918. Dickson in Bahrain 1919. With Young in Jidda 1916. Hope-Gill in Jidda 1930-33. Besieged in Baghdad 1941. Tale-end of empire.

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Author(s):
Derek Hopwood
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1850431299
ISBN-13:
9781850431299
Number of pages:
196
Publisher:
Tauris
Title:
Tales of Empire

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One: Out of Egypt. The imperial highway. Homes away from home: Cairo. Commuters. The den of vice. Historical interlude. How some men stayed and others left. Two: A prisoner of the lord. Boyle in Egypt 1885-1907. Summers at rest. The season. The galloping gourmet. Out and about. Of cats and dogs and other animals. Boyle's boil and other plagues. Leave taking. Three: A gallery of Egyptian characters. Travelling with the khedive 1908. Anglo-Egyptian friendship. Master and servant. A heart of gold: Hanem Aaref. Painted harlots. Britons adrift abroad. Four: Britons at work in Egypt. John Young: educating the elite. Way down in Egypt's land. Sir Thomas Rapp, consul. Rapp in Suez. John de Vere Loder, intelligence officer. Francis Edwards, taxman. Five: A lack of gratitude. The great train massacre 1919. Cairo riots 1919. Black Saturday 1952. Six: The British in the Holy Land 1917-48. John Young, agricultural expert. A pasha of Jerusalem arrives. Humphrey Bowman: the valley of the shadow. The hill of evil counsel. The life of a district commissioner. A sense of humour. Riotous behaviour. Seven:A gallery of characters in Palestine. The high commissioners. Oh you English!. Some Jews and some Arabs. A wreath of funerals. Eight: Keeping the peace: Palestine in revolt 1936-9. Soldiers of the king. Spring term 1939. Doctor Foster. Spit and polish. Every sign of sentiment dulled. Earth's proud empires pass away. Nine: Here and there in the Middle East. Persia: oil in their lamps 1892. Keeping an eye on the Russians 1943. Turkey: grievous bodily harm 1885-91. Exile in Diarbekir 1906. Arabia 1917: Philby and his friend beyond price. Harold Dickson, Arabist 1918. Dickson in Bahrain 1919. With Young in Jidda 1916. Hope-Gill in Jidda 1930-33. Besieged in Baghdad 1941. Tale-end of empire.

Author(s):
Derek Hopwood
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1850431299
ISBN-13:
9781850431299
Number of pages:
196
Publisher:
Tauris
Title:
Tales of Empire

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