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In 1880 most of the continent was ruled by Africans, and barely explored. By 1902, five European powers had grabbed almost the whole continent, giving themselves 30 new colonies and protectorates and 10 million square miles of new territory, and 110 million bewildered new subjects. This work provides an account of the conquest of Africa. We are given arresting vignettes of the main players. Lord Derby, protesting at "this absurd scramble", the Belgian Emperor King Leopold II grabbing and ruthlessly exploiting the rubber ...

The Scramble for Africa 1997, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297819943

New edition


Scramble for Africa... 1992, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780380719990

Trade paperback

The Scramble For Africa 1992, Abacus, London

ISBN-13: 9780349104492

Mass-market paperback

The Scramble for Africa 1991, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297811305


The Scramble for Africa 1900, Jonathan Ball Publishers SA, Johannesburg

ISBN-13: 9780947464646


The Scramble for Africa Jonathan Ball Publishers SA, Johannesburg

ISBN-13: 9780947464479