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The Resource Death in the Sahara : the lords of the desert and the Timbuktu railway expedition massacre, Michael Asher

Death in the Sahara : the lords of the desert and the Timbuktu railway expedition massacre, Michael Asher

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Death in the Sahara : the lords of the desert and the Timbuktu railway expedition massacre
Title
Death in the Sahara
Title remainder
the lords of the desert and the Timbuktu railway expedition massacre
Statement of responsibility
Michael Asher
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume narrates the tale of a 100-man French surveying expedition that was ambushed in 1880 by a group of Tuareg, leaving few survivors. The sympathies of the narrative are clearly with the French and the volume reads very much like the classic Orientalist adventure tales of yore, even concluding with a tale of revenge and the humbling of the Tuareg 20 years later. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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259482
Cataloging source
DLC
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1953-
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Asher, Michael
Dewey number
385.0966/09034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HE3412
LC item number
.A674 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Railroads
  • Railroads
Target audience
adult
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the lords of the desert and the Timbuktu railway expedition massacre
Label
Death in the Sahara : the lords of the desert and the Timbuktu railway expedition massacre, Michael Asher
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-278) and index
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Foreword by Dean King -- A note on transliteration -- Prologue -- Terra Incognita -- An ocean of lies -- Avenge flatters -- Epilogue -- Postscript
Control code
ocn183879795
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 286 p.
Isbn
9781602396302
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007050717
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)183879795
Label
Death in the Sahara : the lords of the desert and the Timbuktu railway expedition massacre, Michael Asher
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-278) and index
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Foreword by Dean King -- A note on transliteration -- Prologue -- Terra Incognita -- An ocean of lies -- Avenge flatters -- Epilogue -- Postscript
Control code
ocn183879795
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 286 p.
Isbn
9781602396302
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007050717
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)183879795

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