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DT333.F58 2004
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TITLE: The sword and the cross / Fergus Fleming.
AUTHOR: Fleming, Fergus, 1959-
PUBLISHED: London : Faber, 2004.
DESCRIPTION: xiv, 349 p. : maps, ports ; 28 cm.
NOTES: Originally published: London: Granta, 2003.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-335) and index.
NOTES: At the end of the 19th century, who would want to conquer the Sahara, a vast and hellish desert? France had ambitions to expand southwards from her colonies in North Africa, and this is the story of the two fanatical adventurers who made it possible.
SUBJECT: Foucauld, Charles de, 1856-1916.
SUBJECT: Laperrine, Henri, 1860-1920.
SUBJECT: History.
SUBJECT: Morocco.
SUBJECT: Africa, North--History--1882.
SUBJECT: Sahara--Discovery and exploration.

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