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Dividing the Nile: Egypt's Economic Nationalists in the Sudan 1918-56

David E. Mills


Dividing the Nile offers a new perspective on Anglo-Egyptian rule in the Sudan. Most scholarship has attributed Sudanese independence in 1956 to British dominance of the Condominium, historical animosity toward Egypt, or the emergence of Sudanese nationalism. Dividing the Nile counters that Egyptian entrepreneurs failed to develop a united economy or shared economic interests, guaranteeing Egypt's ‘loss’ of the Sudan. It argues that British dominance of the Condominium may have stymied initial Egyptian efforts, but that after the First World War Egypt became increasingly interested in and capa ... More

Keywords: Nile valley, Condominium, Egypt, Egypt, Nationalism, Economic bonds, Commerce, Entrepreneurs

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9789774166389
Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774166389.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David E. Mills, author
Marshall University