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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
Publication Date:Oct 2007
Publisher:University of British Columbia Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $34.95
Book Description:

Canadians on the Nile, 1882-1898 is a lively description of Canada's romantic and little known involvement in the greatest imperial drama of Queen Victoria's later years. Chosen for their unique skills, 400 English- and French-speaking Canadian voyageurs transported 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 Percy Girouard, who built the desert...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
History / Africa / East
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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