The Scramble For Africa

The Scramble For Africa

History , African History
Paperback Published on: 26/11/1992
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Synopsis

In 1880 the continent of Africa was largely unexplored by Europeans. Less than thirty years later, only Liberia and Ethiopia remained unconquered by them. The rest - 10 million square miles with 110 million bewildered new subjects - had been carved up by five European powers (and one extraordinary individual) in the name of Commerce, Christianity, 'Civilization' and Conquest. The Scramble for Africa is the first full-scale study of that extraordinary episode in history.

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780349104492
  • Number of pages: 768
  • Weight: 660g
  • Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 51 mm

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What a book! Don't let the length of this book out you off, it's a cracking read and it's so well written that you will have read the 2000 pages before you... READ MORE
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