Description: Hardcover with dust jacket. 289 pages.
Condition: Spine caps and corners lightly bumped and rubbed. Previous owner's name on the front free page blacked out.
Dust Jacket: Some light shelf wear and scuffing. Light creasing along the upper and lower edges. Chipping at the spine top. Small closed tear at the top rear. Small area of paper loss at the lower front. Price clipped.
Contents: This book chronicles the activities of some 50 officers from both sides in the Civil War who entered the service of the Khedive of Egypt, Ismail Pasha, after the war was over. The book describes the individual ambitions, failures, and achievements of the Americans; the reform of the Egyptian army; Egyptian expansion into central Africa under American tutelage; and the complicated tangle of international diplomacy in the Levant. Indexed.