The assassination of Sir Lee Stack, Governor-General of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan
in Cairo in 1924, provided British authorities with an answer to this question.
The quartet was written between 1957 and 1960, the period I had been sent by my father to the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan
, as it was then called, as punishment for running up debts.
But once the two areas were secure, and egged on by its arch-colonialist, Cecil Rhodes, to acquire a collection of Cape-to Cairo territories to build a Cape-to-Cairo railway (Rhodes famously said in those days: "I contend that we [the English] are the first race of the world, and the more we inhabit, the better it is for the human race"), Britain went for broke and almost succeeded through its control of Egypt, Sudan (Anglo-Egyptian Sudan
), British Somaliland, Uganda, Kenya (British East Africa), Nyasaland, Northern Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesia, Bechuanaland (Botswana), Lesotho, Swaziland, and South Africa.
This chapter explores the process of reforming 'refractory' female bodies in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan
. It discusses the goals of the Midwives Training School in Omdurman and the methods of the British women who established it during the 1920s and 1930s in light of ethnographic data from the rural north.
Finlay et al, "Yellow Fever and the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan
: Distribution of Immune Bodies to Yellow Fever," Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology v.
Thus the opportunity to draw attention to the two new studies focused on turn-of-the-century Egypt and what was to become the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan
is a happy one.