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The Sanusi's little war : the amazing story of a forgotten conflict in the Western Desert, 1915-1917

Author: Russell H McGuirk
Publisher: London : Arabian Publ., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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This is the exciting story of a forgotten war, fought out on the fringe of the great First World War campaigns. At its centre stands Sayyid Ahmad al-Sharif, the Grand Sanusi, a charismatic Arab  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Aḥmad al-Sharīf Sanūsī; Aḥmad ǎs-Šarif as- Sanūsī; Aḥmad al-Sharīf Sanūsī
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell H McGuirk
ISBN: 0954477278 9780954477271 9780954479275 0954479270
OCLC Number: 156803398
Description: xvi, 332 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction; Part 1 - The Story of a Quest; Part 2 - Historical Background; Part 3 -- The Chests; Part 4 - Origins and Age; Glossary; Index.
Responsibility: Russell McGuirk.

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