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Divide and rule : the partition of Africa, 1880-1914 / H.L. Wesseling ; translated by Arnold J. Pomerans.

Author/creator Wesseling, H. L.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoWestport, Conn. : Praeger, ©1996.
Descriptionxvi, 446 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Supplemental Content Book review (H-Net)
Subject(s)
Uniform titleVerdeel en heers. English
Contents "The Eastern question" : the occupation of Tunisia and Egypt, 1881-1882. France and imperialism -- Tunisia -- Great Britain and imperialism -- Egypt -- The Sudan and the Nile -- The Congo and the creation of the Free State, 1882-1885. Belgium and Leopold II -- The Brussels Conference and its consequences -- Europeans in the Congo -- The Congo question, 1882-1884 -- Germany and imperialism -- The Berlin Conference -- The birth of the Free State -- "Cool and courageous" : Germany and Great Britain in East Africa, 1885-1890. The rise of Zanzibar and British influence -- Germany and East Africa -- Great Britain and Germany in East Africa, 1886-1890 -- The Cape-to-Cairo dream and the Zanzibar-Heligoland Treaty -- Uganda -- Epilogue : the French occupation of Madagascar -- Soldiers and traders : France and Great Britain in West Africa, 1890-1898. France in the Sudan -- Great Britain and the Niger -- The partition : phase I, 1890-1895 -- The partition : phase II, 1895-1898 --
Contents The long march to Fashoda, 1893-1898. The British Nile strategy -- The French Nile strategy -- Italy and imperialism -- The mission that failed : the Marchand mission -- Fashoda -- Boers and Britons in South Africa, 1890-1902. The historical background -- Foreigners and gold strikes, 1884-1886 -- Rhodes and Rhodesia, 1890-1893 -- Rhodes vs. Kruger -- Toward the Second Boer War -- The Second Boer War, 1899-1902 -- Epilogue : The partition of Morocco, 1905-1912. Morocco and Europe -- France and Morocco -- From Tangier to Agadir.
Local noteLittle-347293--305131053460V
Local noteLittle-347293--305131053460V
General noteMaps of Africa circa 1880, Africa in 1914, and Africa now on endpapers.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [395]-426) and index.
LCCN 95038253
ISBN0275951375 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN9780275951375 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN0275951383 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN9780275951382 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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