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The Compassionate Warrior: Abd el-Kader of Algeria

Juvenile


by
Elsa Marston (Author) and Barbara Petzen (Introduction author)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 184 pages

File size: 2.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


Kindness and generosity towards one’s enemies is not common in today’s world. For “the compassionate warrior,” Abd el-Kader (1808-1883), they were among his most recognizable traits. A brilliant military strategist, superb horseman, Arab statesman, and philosopher, Abd el-Kader was widely praised for his commitment to the safety of innocent people during his armed resistance to the French conquest of Algeria. This fascinating biography offers Abd el-Kader’s example as a light in the darkness of today’s turbulent world.

Kindness and generosity towards one’s enemies is not common in today’s world. For “the compassionate warrior,” Abd el-Kader (1808-1883), they were among his most recognizable traits. A brilliant military strategist, superb horseman, Arab statesman, and philosopher, Abd el-Kader was widely praised for his commitment to the safety of innocent people during his armed resistance to the French conquest of Algeria. This fascinating biography offers Abd el-Kader’s example… (more)

Kindness and generosity towards one’s enemies is not common in today’s world. For “the compassionate warrior,” Abd el-Kader (1808-1883), they were among his most recognizable traits. A brilliant military strategist, superb horseman, Arab statesman, and philosopher, Abd el-Kader was widely praised for his commitment to the safety of innocent people during his armed resistance to the French conquest of Algeria. This fascinating biography offers Abd el-Kader’s example as a light in the darkness of today’s turbulent world.

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