In 1880, most of Africa was rules by Africans, but by 1902, five European powers and one individual had between them taken almost the whole continent, providing themselves with 30 new colonies and 10 million square miles of land. This is a history of this episode.
Thomas Pakenham is the author of the critically acclaimed THE SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA which won the W.H. Smith Award and the Alan Paton Award. He is also the author of THE BOER WAR, THE MOUNTAINS OF RASSELAS and THE YEAR OF LIBERTY. He lives in County Westmeath, Ireland and is chairman of the Irish Tree Society. He plants trees both for profit and ornament.
The Scramble for Africa by Thomas Pakenham
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