First signs of nationalist movement in Egypt with rising of officers

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Historical Context Note

In Egypt, military officers rise up in revolt, hinting at the first signs of a nationalist movement against British and French occupation. The government, too weak to retaliate, is forced to make concessions to the rebels.
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Citation:
Editors. "First signs of nationalist movement in Egypt with rising of officers". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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