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Anglo-Italian relations in the Red Sea and Zanzibar, 1880-1888

  title={Anglo-Italian relations in the Red Sea and Zanzibar, 1880-1888},
  author={T. J. G. Davies},
When Italy became a fully united country in 1870, Britain was an enthusiastic supporter of the new state. This feeling was reciprocated, with Italy regarding Britain as her most sincere friend in Europe. In February 1887 Britain joined Italy, Germany and Austria-Hungary in the Mediterranean Agreements, by which Britain guaranteed support for Italy in the event of attack upon her. However, by then circumstances had changed. The British occupation of Egypt and the Mahdist uprising had led to… 


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