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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Art, Congolese (Democratic Republic) -- Collectors and collecting.,
  • Art -- Collectors and collecting.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Enid Schildkrout and Curtis A. Keim.
ContributionsSchildkrout, Enid., Keim, Curtis A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN7399.C6 S39 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 257 p. :
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL657889M
ISBN 100521583497, 052158678X
LC Control Number97003061

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  The Scramble for Africa: The White Man's Conquest of the Dark Continent from to , is a fascinating book on the European division of African territory, known as the Scramble for Africa. In this competition for territory, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium, Italy and Spain all carved territories out of the African continent This book is one of those seminal documents that will withstand the test of the time. It will be an excellent source for researchers, teachers, and students. Again, I found it extremely useful when it came time for me to write about my distant relative who was a missionary in British Central Africa in the  › History › Africa. From the beginning the historiography of the British role in the Scramble for Africa was a controversy between apologists for expansion and their critics, and this has remained a profound influence upon most who have written about the Scramble. Each generation reinterpreted events in the light of changing concerns — the economic depression at the end of the 19th century, the origins of the :oso//.   The Long-Run Effects of the Scramble for Africa Stelios Michalopoulos and Elias Papaioannou NBER Working Paper No. November JEL No. N17,N47,O10,Z10 ABSTRACT We examine the long-run consequences of the scramble for Africa among European powers in the late 19th century and uncover the following empirical ://

E. Schildkrout and Curtis A. Keim (eds), The Scramble for Art in Central Africa. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, , pp., £ (US$), ISBN 0 7 hard covers, £ (US$), ISBN 0 X paperback. - Volume 69 Issue 4 - Jennifer A. Law European powers were slow to realise the benefits of claiming land in Africa but when one or two started the rest did not want to miss out. In –5 the Scramble for Africa was at full speed. Thirteen European countries and the United States met in Berlin to agree the rules of African :// /schoolresources/exploration/scramble_for_africa. In barely one tenth of Africa was under European control. By only about one tenth - Abyssinia (Ethiopia) and Liberia - was not. This book offers a clear and concise account of the 'scramble' or 'race' for Africa, the period of around 20 years during which European powers carved up the continent with little or no consultation of its ://   He then set off back into Central Africa to find Emin Pasha, a German explorer believed to be in danger from warring cannibals. The German explorer, philosopher, and journalist Carl Peters () played a significant role in the creation of Deutsch-Ostafrika (German East Africa) A leading figure in the ' Scramble for Africa ' Peters was