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The Scramble for Africa
Thomas Pakenham

Classification : History
Pub Date : Nov 26, 1992
Imprint : Abacus
Page Extent : 800
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780349104492
Price : 1,150

About the book
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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Thomas Pakenham is the author and photographer of the bestselling REMARKABLE TREES OF THE WORLD and MEETINGS WITH REMARKABLE TREES, and author of the critically acclaimed SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA, which wo...(+)
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