Queen Victoria's Enemies (2): Northern Africa
48 page book.
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About this book
The British Army in Queen Victoria's reign fought a series of regional campaigns against various African groups with complex military traditions well-suited to their environment. In many instances, the outcome of the ensuing fighting was by no means one-sided. This book focuses on the large-scale wars in northern Africa in which British regular troops were engaged throughout the 19th century, including those in Abyssinia, Asante, Egypt and the Sudan. Containing a number of rare contemporary photographs and eight colour plates, the book charts the history of these campaigns and describes the African groups against which they were waged.
- Abyssinia 1868
- Egypt 1882
- The Sudan
- Kenya, Northern Nigeria, Somaliland
- The Plates
Paperback; November 1989; 48 pages; ISBN: 9780850459371