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Gordon:  The Man Behind the Legend -by John Pollock ( Chinese Gordon, Gordon Pasha, and Gordon of Khartoum /  Governor-General of the Sudan )( Charles ) - Pollock, John
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Gordon: The Man Behind the Legend -by John Pollock ( Chinese Gordon, Gordon Pasha, and Gordon of Khartoum / Governor-General of the Sudan )( Charles ) - First edition

1993, ISBN: 9780094685604

Hardcover, ID: 631254520

London: Constable, 1993, 1st Edition, 1st Printing, 1993. -----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, small nick at upper spine tip, 373 pages, b&w photos, ---" This biography is the story of General Charles Gordon - his exploits in the Crimean War, his secondment to the Chinese government to defeat the Boxer rebels, his care of street boys in Gravesend, his rule in Sudan and persecution of the slave trade and, finally, his death in 1885 trying to save the people of Khartoum from fire and sword - remains one of the great sagas of the 19th century. The author has used extensive manuscript sources to reveal the zeal of Gordon, telling his story from an objective viewpoint. After Gordon's death the legend grew of the perfect hero. Then, a second legend grew - of the tarnished hero, the secret drinker, perhaps something worse. This has dominated and distorted his biographies. This book rehabilitates the reputation of one of Victorian England's great heroes, and places the man's Christian faith at the heart of his life."---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine / Price Clipped. Illus. by Val Prinsep Cover Art ., London: Constable, 1993, 1st Edition, 1st Printing, 1993

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This biography is the story of General Charles Gordon - his exploits in the Crimean War, his secondment to the Chinese government to defeat the Boxer rebels, his care of street boys in Gravesend, his rule in Sudan and persecution of the slave trade and, finally, his death in 1885 trying to save the people of Khartoum from fire and sword - remains one of the great sagas of the 19th century. The author has used extensive manuscript sources to reveal the zeal of Gordon, telling his story from an objective viewpoint. After Gordon's death the legend grew of the perfect hero. Then, a second legend grew - of the tarnished hero, the secret drinker, perhaps something worse. This has dominated and distorted his biographies. This book rehabilitates the reputation of one of Victorian England's great heroes, and places the man's Christian faith at the heart of his life. John Pollock is the author of "The Apostle", "John Wesley", "Shaftesbury" and "George Whitefield". 19th century,africa,biographies,engineering,historical,history,leaders and notable people,military,military science,modern (16th-21st centuries) Biographies, Constable

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Constable. Hardcover. 0094685606 Constable and Company Ltd.; London, 1993. Hardcover. First edition. Very Good, bumped bottom spine edge, otherwise Fine, in a Very Good, neatly clipped front flap, very light wear along edges, Dust wrapper. A nice, clean unmarked copy. 8vo[octavo or approx. 6 x 9 inches], 373pp., indexed, few black and white illustrations. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. . Very Good., Constable

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Gordon : The Man Behind the Legend
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Pollock, John

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Gordon : The Man Behind the Legend

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0094685606

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780094685604
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0094685606
Hardcover
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Publishing year: 1993
Publisher: London: Constable, 1993, 1st Edition, 1st Printing

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ISBN/EAN: 0094685606

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0-09-468560-6, 978-0-09-468560-4

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