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The Scramble for Africa, 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 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.
This paperback edition published 1992 by Abacus. Wear, marks and blemishes as per age, indecipherable signature to contents page. Sound reading copy.

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Author(s):
Thomas Pakenham
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0349104492
ISBN-13:
9780349104492
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Abacas
Title:
The Scramble for Africa

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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 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.
This paperback edition published 1992 by Abacus. Wear, marks and blemishes as per age, indecipherable signature to contents page. Sound reading copy.

Author(s):
Thomas Pakenham
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0349104492
ISBN-13:
9780349104492
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Abacas
Title:
The Scramble for Africa

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