This is a study on the period preceding the Mahdist revolution in the Sudan. It analyses the administration and political developments under the governor-generalship of Gordon.
"sheds new light on a chapter of British Imperial History that has been neglected by historians for far too long"
"welcome addition to the Sudan literature"
- International Journal of African Historical Studies
"The superbly researched and clearly written Gordon and the Sudan provides fresh insight into this crucial period of Gordon"s life and this important era in the history of the Turco-Egyptian Sudan. It makes an important contribution of the Gordon historiography and deserves a large readership."
- Military History