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The Egyptian problem. by Chirol, Valentine Sir

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


  • Egypt -- History -- British occupation, 1882-1936,
  • Egypt -- Politics and government -- 1882-1952

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Pagination331 p. ;
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14005853M

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