[Africa – History]
A Collection of Five (5) Publications related to the History of the Continent of Africa. 1. Colin McEvedy: The Penguin Atlas of African History / 2. Roland Oliver and J.D. Fage, A Short History of Africa / 3. Thomas Pakenham, The Scramble for Africa / 4. John Reader, Africa: A Biography of the Continent / 5. Mark Strage, Cape to Cairo: Rape of a Continent.
4 volumes. London / New York, Penguin Books / Pelican Books / Abacus / Vintage Books, 1973 – 2005. 12.8 cm x 19.7 cm to 14.7 cm x 21 cm. Circa 2,300 pages with numerous plates. One Hardcover with original dustjacket and 4 softcovers with illustrated boards. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Thomas Pakenham’s ‘The Scramble for Africa’ and Mark Strage’s ‘Cape to Cairo: Rape of a Continent,’ focus on the 19th Century ‘Scramble for Africa,’ that saw the continent explored and exploited by the Great Powers of Europe.
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