Books by Frank Welsh

Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Welsh does not always pick up the many threads of this complex narrative, but he does a good job of showing how the religious and political rivalries of old anticipated later crises in world history."
A well-intended but not entirely successful overview of one of Europe's most turbulent eras, defined by religious schism and the advent of an Islamic enemy. Read full book review >
SOUTH AFRICA by Frank Welsh
Released: Feb. 17, 1999

This massive, thoroughly competent history of South Africa has everything except the final, galvanizing spark of life. Read full book review >

Released: Oct. 1, 1993

Scholarly, understated, massive history of the Crown Colony, from Britisher and former international banker Welsh. Read full book review >