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Nile River Gunboats 1882-1918

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For more than 30 years the Nile river gunboat was an indispensable tool of empire, policing the great river and acting as floating symbols of British imperial power. They participated in every significant colonial campaign in the region, from the British invasion of Egypt in 1882 to the Battle of Omdurman in 1898, when Britain finally won control of the Sudan. After that, the gunboats helped maintain British control over both Egypt and the Sudan, and played a key role in safeguarding British interests around the headwaters of the Nile - a region hotly contested by several European powers. Featuring ... Read more

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Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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New Vanguard
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About Angus Konstam
Angus Konstam hails from the Orkney Islands, and is the author of over 50 books, 30 of which are published by Osprey. This acclaimed and widely published author has written several books on piracy, including The History of Pirates, and Blackbeard: America's Most Notorious Pirate. A former naval officer and museum professional, he worked as the Curator of Weapons at ... Read more

Reviews for Nile River Gunboats 1882-1918
Illustrated with period photos and drawings and new artwork . . . [Nile River Gunboats] examines the full story of these iconic Empire builders, from the first hastily adapted penny steamers to the three classes of purpose-built gunboats that finally conquered the Sudan. - Sea Classics Magazine

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