Scramble For Africa Thomas Pakenham

ISBN: 9780349104492

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Scramble For Africa  by  Thomas Pakenham

Scramble For Africa by Thomas Pakenham
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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 carvedMoreIn 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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