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The lunatic express : an entertainment in imperialism

Autor Charles Miller
Vydavatel: New York : Macmillan, 1971.
Vydání/formát:   Kniha : EnglishZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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"The Lunatic Express" is the saga of the turbulent international race for the mastery and development of an immense region of East Africa that all but visionaries thought worthless. It is the narrative of the building of the Mombasa-Nairobi-Lake Victoria Railway itself - the colossal six-year enterprise that was to cost £5,000,000 and countless lives, from derailments, collisions, disease, tribal raids and the  Přečíst více...
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Žánr/forma: History
Doplňující formát: Online version:
Miller, Charles, 1918-
Lunatic express.
New York, Macmillan [1971]
(OCoLC)601079167
Typ dokumentu: Book
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Charles Miller
OCLC číslo: 163161
Popis: xii, 559 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Odpovědnost: Charles Miller.

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"The Lunatic Express" is the saga of the turbulent international race for the mastery and development of an immense region of East Africa that all but visionaries thought worthless. It is the narrative of the building of the Mombasa-Nairobi-Lake Victoria Railway itself - the colossal six-year enterprise that was to cost £5,000,000 and countless lives, from derailments, collisions, disease, tribal raids and the assaults of wild animals. It is a diorama of an earlier Africa of slave and ivory empires, of sultans and tribal monarchs and the vast lands that they ruled. Above all, it is the story of the white intruders whose combination of avarice, honour and tenacious courage made them a breed apart.

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