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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Gold_Gato - LibraryThing
The Boer War attracted me to this book as I tried, once again, to understand why a particular war took place that didn't seem to need to take place, if you get my drift. Mr. Cecil Rhodes was the ... Read full review
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
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