The Last Khedive of Egypt : Memoirs of Abbas Hilmi II


These memoirs, “The Last Khedive of Egypt: Memoirs of Abbas Hilmi II“, dictated by Abbas II, provide a window on the mechanics of the strained relations between sovereign and the power occupying his country. A caring man, with progressive ideas, he was disillusioned by sycophantic Egyptian politicians who rarely supported their monarch.

Amira Sonbol