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Gordon : Victorian hero

Author: C Brad Faught
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2008.
Series: Military profiles.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Details the life of an important British figure whose demise by the hands of a Muslim extremist contains relevance today.
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Faught, C. Brad.
Gordon.
Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2008
(DLC) 2007046146
(OCoLC)180989649
Named Person: Charles George Gordon; Charles George Gordon; Charles George Gordon; Charles George Gordon
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C Brad Faught
ISBN: 9781612340616 161234061X
OCLC Number: 755605591
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 117 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: To the army born : Woolwich and Wales --
Crimea and beyond : youthful soldiering and surveying --
China : to wear the yellow jacket --
The years between : Gravesend and Galatz --
Sudan I : exploration, slavery, and abolition --
A roving commission --
Sudan II : death in the desert.
Series Title: Military profiles.
Responsibility: C. Brad Faught.
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