The Purpose and Role of Police Forces, Prisons, and Law Courts in Colonial and Post-Colonial Egypt and Sudan

Download this article (includes footnotes and bibliography)Download This article will explain the changing natures of the police forces, prisons, and law courts of Egypt and Sudan across their colonial and post-colonial histories. Although, for the sake of clarity, these three elements will be dealt with individually, it is important that the interconnected nature of these … Continue reading The Purpose and Role of Police Forces, Prisons, and Law Courts in Colonial and Post-Colonial Egypt and Sudan

Imperialism Personified: A Brief Evaluation of Evelyn Baring’s “Modern Egypt”

Even in 1908 it was apparent to many people that Modern Egypt was written with an agenda. Indeed, critics within Britain and Egypt accused Lord Cromer of peddling ‘half-truths’ and using his text as a ‘velvet glove [to hide] the iron hand of his own jealous autocracy’. It was felt by many that the whole … Continue reading Imperialism Personified: A Brief Evaluation of Evelyn Baring’s “Modern Egypt”