The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan
by Winston S. Churchill
Publisher: ManyBooks 1899
Number of pages: 378
More by accident than design, England was drawn into the affairs of Egypt in the 1880s. In this illuminating volume, Churchill not only dramatically relates the catastrophic events in Sudan's 1880s, but also places them in the context of Sudanese history.
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