This book, published to coincide with the TV series reveals Cecil Rhodes in all his complexity -- the extraordinary personal qualities which culminated in his vision for Africa and which drove him to become the wealthiest man in the Western world, as well as to shape part of a continent, and its particular legacy -- apartheid.
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Review: Rhodes: The Race for AfricaUser Review - Stephen Tuck - Goodreads
I read this book for background on the causes of the Second Anglo-Boer War. It'sa well researched, solid and unsentimental outline of Rhodes' career and times. One is left with a clear picture of ... Read full review
Review: Rhodes: The Race for AfricaUser Review - John E - Goodreads
An outstanding book. I recommend it to anyone interested in psychology, politics, capitalism, imperialism, South Africa, or crowd control. Read full review
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