New PDF release: British Military Operations in Egypt and the Sudan: A

By Harold E., Jr. Raugh

ISBN-10: 0810859548

ISBN-13: 9780810859548

The British Army's campaigns in Egypt and the Sudan from 1882 to 1899 have been one of the such a lot dramatic and hard-fought in British army historical past. In 1882, the British despatched an expeditionary strength to Egypt to quell the Arabic insurrection and safe British keep watch over of the Suez Canal, its lifeline to India. The enigmatic British significant normal Charles G. Gordon used to be despatched to the Sudan in 1884 to review the potential of evacuating Egyptian garrisons threatened by means of Muslim enthusiasts, the dervishes, within the Sudan. whereas the dervishes defeated the British forces on a couple of events, the British ultimately discovered to wrestle the revolt and eventually, principally via improved know-how and firepower, vanquished the insurgents in 1898.

British Operations in Egypt and the Sudan: a specific Bibliography enumerates and usually describes and annotates hundreds and hundreds of latest, present, and hard-to-find books, magazine articles, govt files, and private papers on all elements of British army operations in Egypt and the Sudan from 1882 to 1899. prepared chronologically and topically, chapters disguise a few of the campaigns, concentrating on particular battles, prime army personalities, and the contributions of imperial countries in addition to assisting companies of the British military. This definitive quantity is an crucial reference for discovering imperialism, colonial background, and British army operations, management, and tactics.

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