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Dervish: The Rise and Fall of an African Empire

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Dervish: The Rise and Fall of an African Empire - Warner, Philip
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'Dervish' is the vivid and colorful story of one of the more remarkable episodes in the 'high Empire' period of British history. The Mahdi's rising in the Sudan in the 1880s starting as a localized Holy War against the 'decadent' Turkish/Egyptian overlords, engulfed a million square miles of arid territory and forced the British Liberal Government to get involved after the early disasters of the Hicks expedition and Gordon's death at Khartoum. The narrative, which makes excellent use of the first-hand diaries and reports, ...

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Dervish: The Rise and Fall of an African Empire 2010, Pen & Sword Military

ISBN-13: 9781848841109

Hardcover

Dervish: The Rise and Fall of an African Empire 2000, Wordsworth Military Library

ISBN-13: 9781840222463

Trade paperback

Dervish: The Rise and Fall of an African Empire 1975, Taplinger Publishing Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780800821685

Unknown binding