Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1984.
Hardcover. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. Item #10282
Pen UNDERLINING and margin lining, otherwise light wear; Dust Jacket spine head scrape, price clip, light edgewear. Solid hardcover. ; History of the Fashoda Crisis of 1898. "Although in the end the British prevailed, it is the handful of French officers lead by the youthful and dynamic Marchand, and their cheerful and resourceful Senegalese soldiers, who still capture the imagination, as they slowly made their way on foot and by river across the continent. ... It is a heroic exploit which perhaps deserved a better end; now, for the first time in English, the reports and personal accounts of those who took part in the expedition have been used to give it a splendid and spirited epitaph." ; 194 pages.