Books by Thomas Pakenham

Released: Dec. 1, 1991

"More anecdotal than analytical, but a spirited and intelligent history of one of the most seminal events in Africa, whose legacy is not yet spent. (Thirty-two pages of b&w photographs, 25 maps— not seen.)"
Like our own century's headlong rush to own the Bomb, European powers in the late-19th century raced to acquire colonies in Africa. Read full book review >