Heroes of empire : five charismatic men and the conquest of Africa /

During the decades of empire (1870-1914), legendary heroes and their astonishing deeds of conquest gave imperialism a recognizable human face. Henry Morton Stanley, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Charles Gordon, Jean-Baptiste Marchand, and Hubert Lyautey all braved almost unimaginable dangers among &qu...

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Main Author: Berenson, Edward, 1949-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
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Online Access:Available via JSTOR
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