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The Unmaking of the Middle EastA History of Western Disorder in Arab Lands$
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Jeremy Salt

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780520255517

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520255517.001.0001

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Science and Barbarism

Science and Barbarism

(p.33) 2. Science and Barbarism
The Unmaking of the Middle East

Jeremy Salt

University of California Press

This chapter focuses on the British and French armies' entry into the Muslim lands of the Near East. It discusses the second French invasion of Algeria in 1830 and the British invasion of Egypt in 1882. The chapter describes the machine-gun slaughter of protonational Sudanese tribal warriors in the Battle of Omdurman in 1898, which was considered as the triumph of science over barbarism.

Keywords:   Muslim lands, Near East, French invasion, Algeria, British invasion, Egypt, machine gun, Sudanese tribal warriors, Battle of Omdurman, science

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