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The Sword and the Cross: The Conquest of the Sahara

Biography / Memoir

By: Fergus Fleming

349 pages, no illustrations

Faber & Faber

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #144688 | ISBN: 0571221890
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Hardback | Mar 2003 | #135894 | ISBN: 1862075271
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About this book

Tale of the French conquest of the Sahara at the end of the 19th Century, following the two adventurers who made it possible - Charles de Foucauld and Henri Laperrine. A vivid and witty history of a forgotten episode.


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