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Wars of Imperial Conquest in Africa, 1830-1914 - Bruce Vandervort

Wars of Imperial Conquest in Africa, 1830-1914

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Published: 26th March 2009
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"An eminently readable and useful treatment of the military's role in the European colonialization... an interesting, sometimes fascinating, account of conflict in Africa... " -- Parameters

"There is no comparable work. None covers as broad a topic -- the experience of colonial wars of all the imperial powers and at the same time a consideration of the African wars of resistance against the imperial attacks." -- William B. Cohen, Indiana University

This path-breaking work investigates the social, economic, and political impact of the European colonial wars in Africa on both the victors and the vanquished.

Lords of the land - Africa on the eve of conquest
Masters of the water - the European invaders
The shifting balance, 1830-1880
Flood tide, 1880- 1898
Ominous portents, 1898-1914
Legacies
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ISBN: 9780253211781
ISBN-10: 0253211786
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 26th March 2009
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1