By C. W. R. Long
With global conflict I and Egypt's vibrant politics as heritage, C.W.R. lengthy tells the tale of 4 proconsuls (McMahon, Wingate, Allenby and Lloyd), their significant opponent, Sa'ad Zaghul, and the nice occasions of the time: the increase of the Wafd social gathering, the rebellion of 1919, the homicide of Sir Lee Stack and the Allenby ultimatum. He sheds new mild at the strife of contributors of the excessive fee between themselves and the overseas place of work, at the fight among Egypt and Britain for possession of the Sudan, on Egypt's struggle for independence and at the failure of democracy to take root within the nation.
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Watson – formerly senior ADC to Kitchener and ‘Abbas Hilmy and ‘a natural diplomat who not only knew Egypt and everybody in it but . . could talk the most obstinate and digruntled Egyptian into a sweet and sunny mood in a few moments’41 – and asked him to explain to McMahon: 24 McMahon how very sorry I am to have been unable to fall in with his proposal to meet at Halfa – I should have greatly liked to have got to know him but it is absolutely impossible for me to leave Khartoum at the present juncture – I am hard at work morning, noon and night and the number of telegrams pouring in from all sides, coupled with Darfur operations .
They cause no end of trouble and expense. ’)17 Long before McMahon learned that the axe had fallen, Grey offered Wingate the job of High Commissioner to Egypt: In my opinion there is no one so well ﬁtted as yourself, by your special knowledge, experience and personal qualities, to ﬁll the post . . the absence of trouble in the Sudan is attributed to your personal inﬂuence and policy . . the situation would be safe with someone at Khartoum in whom you have conﬁdence and with whom you could be in close touch, and yourself in Cairo .
In it, ‘Abd ar Rahman an Nujumy, the Khalid b. ) Wingate earned another mention in despatches at the Battle of Tokar, in East Sudan, in 1891. In 1894, he was temporarily Governor of the Red Sea Littoral and Commandant at Suwakin. In the 1895 Birthday Honours he was made a Companion in the civil division of the Order of the Bath, in part in recognition for his success in freeing Slatin6 from more than eleven years of captivity by the Khalifah. In 1896 he participated in the Dongola Campaign, in 1897 in a mission to King Menelik II of Abyssinia which aimed to divert that potentate from the idea of allying with the Khalifah or with France.
British Pro-Consuls in Egypt, 1914-1929: The Challenge of Nationalism by C. W. R. Long