Roger Owen

Roger Owen is the A.J. Meyer Professor of Middle East History at Harvard University. His books include Cotton and the Egyptian Economy, 1820-1914 (1969), The Middle East in the World Economy, 1800-1914 (1981), State, Power and Politics in the Making of the Modern Middle East (1992), Lord Cromer: Victorian Imperialist, Edwardian Proconsul (2004) and, with Sevket Pamuk, A History of the Middle East Economies in the Twentieth Century (1999).

The Uninvited Guest The Uninvited Guest

Juan Cole's Napoleon's Egypt examines the little dictator's doomed attempt to occupy an Arab country.

Sep 6, 2007 / Books & the Arts / Roger Owen