by Thomas Pakenham
The acclaimed author of The Boer War delivers a sweeping narrative history of the European scramble for control of Africa that took place in the late 1800s. Vivid, colorful, and breathtaking, this it the first full-scale history of the conquest, called "a valuable single-volume reference guide to its wonderfully complicated and fascinating subject" by The Wall Street Journal. Illustrated.
Paperback: 738 pages