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Men-At-Arms #059: The Sudan Campaigns

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In the Sudan in 1881 an obscure son of a carpenter pronounced himself the ‘Mahdi or ‘Guided One of the Prophet, the long-expected Messiah of the Islamic faith. His influence was so strong that Egypt (co-ruled by Britain and France) was plunged into war. Robert Wilkinson-Latham provides an absorbing account of the Sudan campaigns, including the siege of Khartoum, the unpredictable General Charles Gordon, and the Nile Expedition. The author details the organisation and fortunes of all forces involved, painting a fascinating picture of the place and its peoples from 1881-98.

About the Author

Robert Wilkinson-Latham specializes in military uniforms and weapons and has written many titles to include a multitude of historical events. His previous works for Osprey include the highly acclaimed ‘Napoleons Artillery.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780850452549
Author:
Wilkinson-Latham, John
Author:
Wilkinson-Latham, Robert
Illustrator:
Roffe, Michael
Author:
Wilkinson-Latham, John
Author:
Roffe, Michael
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Location:
London :
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
History
Subject:
African
Subject:
Sudan
Subject:
Sudan History 1881-1899.
Subject:
Military-General History
Subject:
osprey;sudan
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Men-at-arms series
Series Volume:
059
Publication Date:
19760331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
58
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
9.75x7.25x.16 in. .35 lbs.

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