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Between two seas; the creation of the Suez Canal

Author: Patrick Balfour Kinross, Baron
Publisher: New York, Morrow, 1969 [©1968]
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kinross, Patrick Balfour, Baron, 1904-1976.
Between two seas.
New York, Morrow, 1969 [©1968]
(OCoLC)652386282
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Balfour Kinross, Baron
OCLC Number: 4741
Description: xiv, 306 pages illustrations, map, portraits 22 cm
Contents: Napoleon at Suez --
The overland route --
Schemes for a canal --
A concession for Lesseps --
Obstacles at Constantinople --
'The man of 1840' --
Towards the fait accompli --
Formation of the company --
An appeal to the emperor --
A canal takes shape --
Ismail takes over --
Intrigues in Paris --
The imperial arbitration --
The Canal is completed --
The opening ceremonies --
'You have it, Madam' --
Britain moves in.
Responsibility: [by] Lord Kinross.
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