Wars of Imperial Conquest in Africa, 1830-1914

Wars of Imperial Conquest in Africa, 1830-1914

by Bruce Vandervort
     
 

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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

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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.

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William B. Cohen
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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253211781
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.56(d)

Meet the Author

Bruce Vandervort is Associate Professor of Modern European and African History, Virginia Military Institute.

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