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Omdurman 1898: The Eye-Witnesses Speak

Harrington, Peter and Frederic A. Sharf, Eds.

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ISBN 10: 1853673331 / ISBN 13: 9781853673337
Published by Greenhill Books/Stackpole Books, London/Mechanicsburg, PA., 1998
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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236 pp., map, b/w photos & illus., bib., list of war correspondents, directory of participants. The British conquest of the Sudan as described by participants in letters, diaries, photos, & drawings. Clothbound hardcover book in fine cond., d/w only good w/some wear to the edges & lt. rubbing front & back. Bookseller Inventory # 8349

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Title: Omdurman 1898: The Eye-Witnesses Speak

Publisher: Greenhill Books/Stackpole Books, London/Mechanicsburg, PA.

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: First Edition

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To mark the centenary of the battle of Omdurman and the British conquest of the Sudan, this work presents previously unavailable accounts of the campaign alongside contemporary illustrations from artists and journalists present with the troops.

About the Author:

Frederic A. Sharf is an expert on first-hand accounts of late Victorian campaigns. Peter Harrington is the curator of the Anne S. K. Brown Military Collection at Brown University, Rhode Island, and the author of British Artists and War and, with Frederic Sharf, "A Splendid Little War": The Spanish-American War, 1898.

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