Scramble For Africa

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    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.

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    Number of Pages: 768
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780349104492
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    Listed in: African history, c 1700 to c 1900, Colonialism & imperialism
    Publisher: ABACUS

    Books by Thomas Pakenham

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