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Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-112
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... INTRODUCTION Spectacular Suez: The Opening Gala of the Suez Canal mia carter A whole world must be set in motion. Auguste Mariette, Egyptologist. T he inauguration of the Suez Canal was a spectacular theatrical event, designed to display the canal as one of the world s more recent wonders, a feat...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-155
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... hang on the English, at such inde- pendent proceedings, and Omar gets reviled for spoiling the trade by being cook and dragoman all in one. source: In Letters from Egypt 1862 1869, ed. Gordon Water eld (New York: Praeger, 1969). Suez. richard f. burton [Richard Burton was a prominent explorer...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-113
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... Opening of the Suez Canal at Port Said: Presence of the Imperial and Royal Visitors In London Daily Illustrated, 11 December 1869, pp. 588 89. Opening of the Suez Canal: The Procession of Ships in the Canal In London Daily Illustrated, 18 December 1869, p. 608. ...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-114
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... Opening of the Suez Canal at Port Said: Presence of the Imperial and Royal Visitors In London Daily Illustrated, 11 December 1869, pp. 588 89. Opening of the Suez Canal: The Procession of Ships in the Canal In London Daily Illustrated, 18 December 1869, p. 608. ...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... enough to implement Napoleon Bonaparte s dream of building across the isthmus of Suez a canal that would serve as a short cut to the riches of the East. For some, De Lesseps was a great diplomatic genius; for others, he was a devious schemer, double-dealer, and cheat. De Lesseps s letters and journal...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
...580 Suez Canal: Ferdinand De Lesseps Inquiry into the Opinions of the Commercial Classes of Great Britain on the Suez Ship Canal ferdinand de lesseps dedication To the Members of the British Parliament My Lords and Gentlemen, To you, individually, I dedicate, and to the earnest consideration...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-121
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
...584 Suez Canal: Ferdinand De Lesseps work which, by concentrating her vast colonial possessions in the East and in the South, must increase and consolidate her prosperity. I have the honour to subscribe, Gentlemen, Your most obedient and humble Servant, Ferdinand de Lesseps. London, May...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... measure. Shipping magnates, trading companies, captains of industry, commercial speculators, colonial administrators, and military leaders enthusiastically sup- ported the Suez Canal plan because it would provide quicker passage to the East, thereby expanding and easing trade and providing the British...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-128
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... Suez Canal: Its Consequences 619 Report to His Highness the Viceroy of Egypt on the Fellah Workmen to be Employed by the International Suez Canal Company. ferdinand de lesseps Alexandria, July 20, 1856. The Act of Concession for the Suez Canal gives complete authority to the International Company...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-130
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... Suez Canal: Its Consequences 625 Charter of Concession and Book of Charges for the Construction and Working of the Suez Grand Maritime Canal and Dependencies. We Mohammed Said-Pacha Vice-Roy of Egypt, Considering our charter bearing date the 30th November 1854, by which we have granted to our...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-132
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
...638 Suez Canal: Its Consequences fulness will be acknowledged, and, nally, appropriate habitations for the guardians, superintendents, workmen charged with maintenance work, and for all administration o cials; that it is also appropriate that lands be annexed to the said habitations which might...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-134
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... Suez Canal: Its Consequences 661 decided at the Egyptian camp, telegraphed to Arabi to do nothing to it, adding the words, Jamais les Anglais n y pénétreraient, jamais, jamais Nev- ertheless, secret orders were given to Mahmoud Pasha Fehmi to prepare everything for the military occupation...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-136
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... Suez Canal: Its Consequences 671 A Day on the Suez Canal (1905) lord herbert edward cecil [At the time these notes were written, Lord Edward Cecil was in the Egyp- tian Army.] According to my promise, I write again to tell you the result of the explosion expedition. Unluckily, it was decided...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... INTRODUCTION Spectacular Suez: The Opening Gala of the Suez Canal mia carter A whole world must be set in motion. Auguste Mariette, Egyptologist. T he inauguration of the Suez Canal was a spectacular theatrical event, designed to display the canal as one of the world s more recent wonders...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-123
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
.... Shipping magnates, trading companies, captains of industry, commercial speculators, colonial administrators, and military leaders enthusiastically sup- ported the Suez Canal plan because it would provide quicker passage to the East, thereby expanding and easing trade and providing the British navy...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-117
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... enough to implement Napoleon Bonaparte s dream of building across the isthmus of Suez a canal that would serve as a short cut to the riches of the East. For some, De Lesseps was a great diplomatic genius; for others, he was a devious schemer, double-dealer, and cheat. De Lesseps s letters and journal...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-129
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
...622 Suez Canal: Its Consequences Government, at net cost, which will be demanded three months (at least) in advance. Our engineers, Linant Bey and Mougel Bey, whom we place at the disposal of the company to direct and conduct the works, will superin- tend the workmen, and act in concert...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-119
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... Chronology of Events 1830 French invade Algeria. 1834 Egyptian-Syrian War. 1842 Spanish Civil War. 1850 Mohammed-Ali dies. Abbas Pasha succeeds him. 1853 Crimean War. 1854 Viceroy approves De Lesseps plan for Suez Canal. Act of Concession granted to De Lesseps. 1855 Lord Palmerston becomes British...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-131
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... Suez Canal: Its Consequences 631 Agreement of February 22, 1866, Determining the Final Terms as Rati ed by the Sublime Porte 1. Abolition of forced labour from the Canal works. Art. 1. Shall be entirely abolished, all references in the Regulations dated July 20, 1856, pertaining to the employment...