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Author Karabell, Zachary.

Title Parting the desert : the creation of the Suez Canal / Zachary Karabell.

Published New York : A.A. Knopf, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  386.4309 KARA MJ17    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description 310 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-300) and index.
Summary The building of the Suez Canal was considered the greatest engineering feat of the 19th century, but as Karabell shows, it was much more than a marvel of construction. "Parting the Desert" details an extraordinary meeting between East and West. of photos.
Subject Lesseps, Ferdinand de, 1805-1894.
Canals -- Egypt -- Suez -- Design and construction.
Suez Canal (Egypt) -- History.
ISBN 0375408835