The Scramble for Africa: A Captivating Guide to European Expansion, Colonial Conflicts, the Berlin Conference, and Its Impact on Modern Times (Hardcover)

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Step into the riveting saga of the Scramble for Africa and learn about the dramatic reshaping of the African continent.


This book offers a lens into the pivotal moments that saw Africa carved and claimed by European powers. Explore the technological revolution that was occurring in the backdrop, as well as the indomitable spirit of the Africans who resisted colonial rule.



  • The Berlin Conference: Discover how a meeting in Berlin under Otto von Bismarck's guidance led to the division of Africa.
  • King Leopold II's Reign of Terror: Uncover the harrowing exploitation under Belgium King Leopold II in the Congo Free State, marking one of history's darkest chapters.
  • Technological Advancements: Learn how innovations like the iron-hulled steamboat, the machine gun, and quinine made colonization possible.
  • Resistance Heroes: Be inspired by leaders like Cetshwayo, Samori Toure, and others who valiantly fought against colonial forces, showcasing the resilience and courage of African peoples.
  • Plundered Heritage: Reflect on the tragic loss of African cultural artifacts and human remains to European museums.
  • Literary Impact: Discover Arthur Conan Doyle's influential critique of the Congo Free State, a testament to the power of the pen against injustice.




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Product Details
ISBN: 9798893580150
Publisher: Captivating History
Publication Date: March 4th, 2024
Pages: 98
Language: English