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Canadians on the Nile, 1882-1898

Being the Adventures of the Voyageurs on the Khartoum Relief Expedition and Other Exploits

Canadians on the Nile, 1882-1898( )
Author: MacLaren, Roy
ISBN:978-0-7748-0094-5
Publication Date:Jun 1978
Publisher:University of British Columbia Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $54.95
Book Description:

Canadians on the Nile, 1882-1898 is a lively description ofCanada's romantic and little known involvement in the greatestimperial drama of Queen Victoria's later years. Chosen for theirunique skills, 400 English- and French-speaking Canadian voyageurstransported imperial forces up the Nile in a daring attempt to rescue"Chinese" Gordon, besieged in Khartoum. A generation later,their imperial work was completed by another Canadian, Sir PercyGirouard, who built the desert railway which...
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Book Details
Pages:184
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
History / Africa / East
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.002 Pounds



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