Pakenham, Thomas >>
Title Scramble for Africa, the : The White Man's Conquest of the Dark Continent from 1876 to 1912
Book Condition Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher N. Y. : Random House; 1991
Seller ID 17289
738 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Thick hardcover, beige cloth over spine, blue boards, b/w pictorial endpapers, [xxvi] + 738 pages, index, endnotes, chronology, bibliography, 19 b/w cartoons and engravings in text, 21 small maps, 30 b/w photos and illustrations on glossy plates. ; Highly detailed history of the period in which Europeans (mainly British, French, German, Italian and Portuguese) sliced up and colonized Africa with a vengeance. ; Book and jacket are crisp and clean, no marks or defects.