Wars Of Imperial Conquest In Africa, 1830-1914

Paperback | March 26, 2009

byBruce Vandervort

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"An eminently readable and useful treatment of the military's role in the European colonialization... an interesting, sometimes fascinating, account of conflict in Africa... " -Parameters

"There is no comparable work. None covers as broad a topic-the experience of colonial wars of all the imperial powers and at the same time a consideration of the African wars of resistance against the imperial attacks." -William B. Cohen, Indiana University

This path-breaking work investigates the social, economic, and political impact of the European colonial wars in Africa on both the victors and the vanquished.

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"An eminently readable and useful treatment of the military's role in the European colonialization... an interesting, sometimes fascinating, account of conflict in Africa... " -Parameters"There is no comparable work. None covers as broad a topic-the experience of colonial wars of all the imperial powers and at the same time a considera...

Bruce Vandervort is Associate Professor of Modern European and African History, Virginia Military Institute.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.56 inPublished:March 26, 2009Publisher:Indiana University Press

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ISBN - 10:0253211786

ISBN - 13:9780253211781

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: A Historiographical Revolution
Chapter 1, Lords of the Land: Africans on the Eve of Conquest
Chapter 2, Masters of the Water: The European Invaders
Chapter 3, A Shifting Balance, 1830-1880
Chapter 4, Flood Tide, 1880-1898
Chapter 5, Ominous Portents, 1902-1914
Chapter 6, Legacies
Bibliography