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Cecil Rhodes (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Cecil Rhodes (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Basil Williams

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Part of the acclaimed Makers of the Nineteenth Century series, Basil Williams’s biography of Cecil John Rhodes (1853–1902) examines the life, personality, and work of the financier, statesman, and empire builder of British South Africa. Ambitious and controversial during his lifetime, Rhodes left an enduring legacy in the form of the prestigious Rhodes scholarship.

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ISBN-13: 9781411447646
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 04/19/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 356
File size: 446 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Arthur Frederick Basil Williams (1867–1950) was an English historian. Educated at Oxford, Williams became a clerk in the House of Commons, where he came to know Cecil Rhodes. Williams served in the Second Boer War and World War I. He is the author of several history books and biographies.

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