Very Good. 0060907762 Moorehead, Alan. The Blue Nile. New York: Harper Colophon Books, 1980. 308pp. Indexed. Illustrated. Bibliography. 12mo. Paperback. Book condition: Very good with lightly rubbed edges.
308 pages. Softcover. Good condition. RIVERS. A study of the history of the river in the nineteenth century, According to the author, "Here I have stepped back half a century to 1798 and am concerned with events on the Blue Nile and on the main stream that descends from Ethiopia through Sudan and Egypt to the sea." Includes an Index. "...utterly absorbing, sweeping as the mighty river itself, and as surprising and powerful and full of dark mystery and brutality...a magnificent, gripping story". -The Washington Post Includes an index (Key Words: Blue Nile, Alan Moorehead, Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt, Turkey, Emperor Theodore, Red Sea, Nubia, Field-Marshal Lord Napier, Mamelukes, IsmailEngland, General Desaix, John Lewis Burckhardt, Napoleon Bonaparte, Aswan, Alexandria).
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