"masterful, and contribute significantly to our understanding of the building of empire and imperial culture at its edges, and of the people inexorably caught up in the process." -Journal of African History
"Low adds to his distinguished writings on Uganda with this superb study of how Uganda fell under British imperial control. Highly recommended." -Choice
"This is an important work by a major historian of Uganda and the British Empire."
American Historical Review, Carol Summers, University of Richmond
"an important and carefully crafted study of the dynamics of colonial hegemony in eastern Frica." -Journal of British Studies