Bismarck, Europe, and Africa
  • Author : German Historical Institute in London
  • Release Date : 10 August 1988
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 569
  • ISBN 13 : UOM:39015014446630

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Book Description: The first comprehensive account of the Berlin Africa Conference of 1884 and 1885, this book looks at the mixed motives behind the partition of Africa into colonial monopolies. Historians from both Africa and Europe interpret this unique moment in Euro-Africa relations, looking at the origins of the meeting, the priorities of negotiators, economic interests, missionary aspirations, and national rivalries.

Bismarck  Europe  and Africa

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