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For this period, the Prints concentrate on Egypt, particularly the negotiations on the Anglo-Egyptian Treaty of Alliance. There is also coverage of the Sudan, the Suez Canal, Ethiopia, Morocco, Liberia, and issues such as Egyptian-Sudanese relations. Most of the African colonies of European powers receive only brief mention. The following topics are covered: * Anglo-Egyptian treaty negotiations; * Future of Italy's African colonies; * Future of Sudan; * The position of the churches in Ethiopia; * Anti-British outrages in Egypt; * The future of Eritrea; * British prepare Sudan for self-government (1947); * Egypt break off negotiations with Britain on 1936 Treaty (1947); * Nationalist revolt against French rule in Madagascar (1947); * Pan-African Trade Union Congress (1947); * Egyptian military attack on Israel (1948); * Egyptian Premier Nokrashy Pasha is assassinated (1948); * Libya granted independence by the United Nations (1949); * Wafd Party wins general elections (1950); * Egyptian government demands British withdrawal from the Suez Canal and Sudan (1950)
Professor Jessica Marglin is passionate about the testimonies of Sephardic Jews in the Visual History Archive, and that passion has rubbed off onto her students as well.
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