The Scramble For Africa (Paperback)Thomas Pakenham (author)
Paperback 768 Pages / Published: 26/11/1992
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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.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 768
Weight: 1 g
Dimensions: 130 x 200 x 52 mm
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