The Race to Fashoda. European colonialism and African resistance in the scramble for Africa.

Before 1870,the abandoned Egyptian fortress at Fashoda,on an obscure juncture of the White Nile,meant little to the outside world–or,indeed,to most Africans.but suddenly,because of emerging rivalries between the Western powers,the rise of European colonialism,and its own strategic location,Fashoda became the focal point of an intense and bloody campaign involving England,France,Belgium,Germany,and Italy,Here is a story as complex and stiring as any adventure tale.

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H/b in nice clean and sharp boards,with guilt to spine,in a v/g illustrated d/w.Size 9×6 pp XIII+304,inc.index,notes to text,chronology,page maps,illlustrated with some reproduced b/w photographic prints,maps to both front and back p/d’s and e/pr’s.Hinges strong.Binding tight (suggest unread).No foxing or staining,just slightly age browned around the outer edges,Internally and externally clean and bright throughout. A Fine copy.

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