Scramble for Africa...

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Harper Collins, Dec 1, 1992 - History - 800 pages
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White Man's Conquest of the Dark Continent
from 1876 to 1912

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User Review  - MiaCulpa - LibraryThing

The very phrase "scramble for Africa" evokes images of late-Victorian explorers and statesmen carving up large tracts of a continent for themselves. The book itself is not a disappointment, as ... Read full review

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User Review  - nandadevi - LibraryThing

Encyclopaedic. And readable. Although the full history of Africa is an African history, this story of European incursions into Africa and the horrors they inflicted give some context to the modern ... Read full review

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Thomas Pakenham is the author of "The Scramble for Africa," which won the W. H. Smith and Alan Paton Awards.

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