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Before we go further into the topic, we need to have some background understanding of both Egypt and Great Britain. On one hand was Egypt, once a great empire and centre of learning of the Arab world, and Great Britain, an emerging European power unchallenged on the seas. At the same time, Imperialism is an age-long idea that is used to explain the concept colonisation.
In this section, we will look at a brief background summary of Egypt and Great Britain, and also the idea of Imperialism and its links with colonisation.
The British Empire
History of Egypt
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