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Age of Extremes: The Short Twentieth Century 1914 - 1991
A overview of the history of the years 1914 - 1991.
King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
The brutal story of Belgian colonialism in the Congo, resulting in the death of between five and eight million Africans.
A Marxist History of the World part 62: The Scramble for Africa
The imperial competition to control Africa spawned a predatory colonialism of mines, plantations, and machine-guns and propelled humanity towards industrialised world war writes Neil Faulkner.
The Scramble for Africa: White Man's Conquest of the Dark Continent from 1876 to 1912
Describes the brief vicious scramble by Europe's imperial powers to seize colonies throughout the continent of Africa. Pakenham strips the impresarios of imperialism of their veneer of Victorian heroi...