Alexandria, 1898: Nodes, Networks, and Scales in Nineteenth-Century Egypt and the Mediterranean

@article{Carminati2017Alexandria1N,
  title={Alexandria, 1898: Nodes, Networks, and Scales in Nineteenth-Century Egypt and the Mediterranean},
  author={Lucia Carminati},
  journal={Comparative Studies in Society and History},
  year={2017},
  volume={59},
  pages={127 - 153}
}
  • Lucia Carminati
  • Published 1 January 2017
  • History
  • Comparative Studies in Society and History
Abstract In October 1898, the Italian vice-consul in Alexandria charged a group of Italians with participating in an anarchist plot to attack German Emperor Wilhelm II during his planned tour through Egypt and Palestine. This collective arrest produced unexpected outcomes, left a trail of multi-lingual documents, and illuminated specific forms of late nineteenth-century Mediterranean migration. Anarchists were among those who frequently crossed borders and they were well aware of and connected… 
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