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The History Of The Suez Canal

A Personal Narrative

by Ferdinand de Lesseps

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHenry Drummond Wolff (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11939485M
    ISBN 101432636758
    ISBN 109781432636753
    OCLC/WorldCa156828925

    Buy a cheap copy of Suez Canal book by Kate Riggs. A fundamental introduction to Egypt's Suez Canal, including the history of the famous waterway's excavation, the details of its design, and tips for visiting the Free shipping over $   The Empire’s Balfour Declaration and the Suez Canal Decem March 2, Churchill's Karma Leave a comment For the average British pro-Palestinian human rights activist, the Balfour Declaration, published ninety- five years ago on the 2 nd November , is only mentioned in passing in their publications or agitations.

      Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The making of the Suez Canal by John Marlowe, , Cresset Press edition, in English The making of the Suez Canal ( edition) | Open Library. After the completion of the Suez Canal, France thought that an apparently similar project to connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans could be carried out with little an international company, La Société internationale du Canal interocéanique, was created to undertake its construction; two years later, it obtained a concession from the Colombian government (since.

    Parting the Desert: The Creation of the Suez Canal Zachary Karabell, Author Knopf Publishing Group $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Controversy still surrounds the Anglo-French invasion of Egypt in and the role of senior British politicians such as the Prime Minister, Anthony Eden. This volume traces the history of Anglo-Egyptian relations since the opening of the canal, and Britain's wider interests in the region. The crisis itself, from its development to the invasion and the aftermath, is fully explored.


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The Suez Canal: The History and Legacy of the World’s Most Famous Waterway examines the various attempts to create the canal over thousands of years, and how the modern Suez Canal came to be.

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Construction of the Suez Canal. Construction began, at the northernmost Port Said end of the canal, in early The excavation work took 10. The History of the Suez Canal: A Personal Narrative by Ferdinand de Lesseps. Publication date Publisher W.

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A lively picture of the origin and completion of the Suez Canal (built between and ) and his architect, Vicomte de Lesseps. The Suez Canal is actually the first canal that directly links the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea. It was opened for navigation on the 17 th of November Egypt nationalized the canal on the 26 th of July The Canal was closed five times; the last time was the most serious one since it lasted for 8 years.

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Finished. The History of the Suez Canal. The History of the Suez Canal. The History of the Suez Canal Ferdinand de LESSEPS ( - ), translated by Henry DRUMMOND-WOLFF ( - ) A lively picture of the origin and completion of the Suez Canal (built between and ) and his architect, Vicomte de Lesseps.

The creation of the Suez Canal was a monumental achievement. Ferdinand de Lesseps went through great efforts to complete his "borrowed" book describes the political atmosphere during the creation of the creation of the suez canal company and its operations are followed through the creation of the canal/5.

Suez Canal, Arabic Qanāt al-Suways, sea-level waterway running north-south across the Isthmus of Suez in Egypt to connect the Mediterranean and the Red seas. The canal separates the African continent from Asia, and it provides the shortest maritime route between Europe and the lands lying around the Indian and western Pacific oceans.

It is one of the world’s most heavily used shipping. the Suez Canal examines the historical background of the project -- dating back to the Pharoahs -- as well as the diffiulties encountered by the workers as they dug the mile ditch through the African desert. Suez Canal - Suez Canal - History: The first canal in the region is thought to have been dug about bce, when an irrigation channel navigable at flood period was constructed into the Wadi Tumelat (Al-Ṭumaylāt), a dry river valley east of the Nile delta.

Known as the Canal of the Pharaohs, that channel was extended by the Ptolemies via the Bitter Lakes as far as the Red Sea. Books set in Suez Canal: [Around the World in Eighty Days, The Trial of Henry Kissinger, ملفات السويس, Blood and Sand: Suez, Hungary, and Eisenhow.

To a considerable degree they have influenced the course of history. They have occasioned bitter rivalries and long wars, have brought power and wealth to some nations and decadence and ruin to others.

The construction of the Suez Canal was a great landmark in the history of communications. In modern times the Suez Canal is actually the first canal directly linking the Mediterranean to the Red Sea. The French Invasion Under Napoleon Bonaparte The first efforts to build a modern canal came from the Egypt expedition of Napoleon Bonaparte, who hoped the project would create a devastating trade problem for the English.

The Opening of the Suez Canal, November book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A history of the Suez Canal--its building, op 4/5(1).Parting the desert: the creation of the Suez Canal User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Karabell (The Last Campaign: How Harry Truman Won the Election) has written a thorough and entertaining work on the history of possibly the single most important transportation route completed by. The hostile, empty desert of the Isthmus of Suez posed a seemingly insurmountable geographical challenge to the builder's ingenuity and persistence.

During the ten years of its construction, from tothe Suez Canal was the focus of worldwide attention. Around the globe, people followed its progress and then celebrated its completion/5(12).