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Author Name:    MacLAREN, Roy

Title:   Canadians on the Nile, 1882-1898. Cdn in dj

Publisher:    University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, 1978, ISBN:0774800941 

Seller ID:   3436

MacLAREN, Roy. Canadians on the Nile, 1882-1898 : Being the Adventures of the Voyageurs on the Khartoum Relief Expedition and Other Exploits. Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press, (1978). Pp 184. Illustrated. 8vo,grey cloth. "Chosen for their unique skills, 400 English- and French-speak ing 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 railway which enabled Kitchener to capture Khartoumin 1898." - dj. Stamp to ffep, else vg in nicked dj. 25.00


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