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The Dervish Wars : Gordon and Kitchener in the Sudan 1880-1898 /
Robin Neillands.
imprint
London : Murray, 1996.
description
xix, 230 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0719556317
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imprint
London : Murray, 1996.
isbn
0719556317
catalogue key
1686971
 
Includes bibliographies and index.
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Summaries
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This is the story of one of the last colonial campaigns fought by the Victorian army between 1880 and 1898 in the Sudan. It also tells of the imperial entanglement which lead to the death of General Gordon at Khartoum.
Table of Contents
Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Maps
Foreword
Suez, November 1869p. 1
Egypt and the Sudan 1869-1878p. 16
Enter General Gordon 1874-1880p. 23
Arabi's War 1881-1882p. 35
Wolseley's War 1882p. 44
Enter the Mahdi 1881-1882p. 59
Gordon for Khartoum 1883-1884p. 70
Graham's War 1884p. 78
Gordon in Khartoum, February-March 1884p. 95
The Defences of Khartoum, March-August 1884p. 108
The Gordon Relief Expedition, September 1884-January 1885p. 117
The Fall of Khartoum, August 1884-January 1885p. 130
The British Withdraw, February-November 1885p. 142
The Madhiya 1885-1896p. 152
Egypt 1885-1896p. 165
The Reconquest Begins 1896-1897p. 176
Advance to the Atbara 1897-1898p. 188
Omdurman, 2 September 1898p. 198
Epilogue: Fashoda and After 1898-1890p. 212
Select Bibliographyp. 223
Indexp. 225
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