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Ten years' captivity in the Mahdi's camp, 1882-1892; from the original manuscripts of Father Joseph Ohrwalder... by Major F. R. Wingate . With maps and illustrations by Walter C. Horsley.

Author/Creator:
Ohrwalder, Josef, 1856-1913.
Publication:
London, S. Low, Marston & company, 1893.
Format/Description:
Book
xvi,471 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Edition:
Rev. and abridged (10th) ed.
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Subjects:
Mahdī, Muḥammad Aḥmad, 1848-1885.
Sudan -- History.
Form/Genre:
Pictorial cloth bindings (Binding) -- 1893.
Gold tooled bindings (Binding) -- 1893.
Contents:
Introduction: Father Ohrwalder's journey to the Sudan
The Mahdi and his rise to power
Father Ohrwalder and his companions taken captive
The missionaries and the Mahdi
The siege of El Obeid
The Mahdi's victory over Hicks Pasha
The Mahdi's triumphal entry into El Obeid
Father Ohrwalder's views of Gordon's mission
The siege and fall of Khartum
The Mahdi's last days
The escape of Father Bonomi
Revolt against the Dervishes
Ohrwalder's impressions of Omdurman
The Khalifa decides to conquer Abyssinia
King John of Abyssinia killed in battle
Defeat of Nejumi at Toski, and of Osman Digna at Tokar
The famine at Omdurman, 1888-1889
The Khalifa and his government
A chapter of horrors
Social life at Omdurman
The Khalifa's treatment of the white captives
Agriculture and commerce in the Mahdi's kingdom
The Baggara masters of the Sudan
Preparations for the flight
On camels across the great Nubian desert
The present Khalifa's despotism in the Sudan
Index.
Notes:
Contains index and list of illustrations and maps.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Bound in red cloth with image of Father Ohrwalder in gold on front cover. Text and image of a person on a camel in gold on spine.
Contributor:
Wingate, F. R. (Francis Reginald), Sir, 1861-1953.
Horsley, Walter C. , Illustrator
OCLC:
5131435