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Race to Fashoda by David L. Lewis

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Published by Henry Holt & Company .
Written in English


  • History: American,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Africa - General,
  • World - Colonial Studies

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7932827M
ISBN 100805071199
ISBN 109780805071191

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The Race to Fashoda by Lewis, The book is a little over thirty years old and has taken on some age related colouring. Before, the abandoned Egyptian fortress at Fashoda, on an obscure juncture of the White Nile, meant little to the outside world- or, indeed, to most Africans. European Colonialism and African Resistance in the. The Fashoda Incident was the climax of imperial territorial disputes between Britain and France in East Africa, occurring in A French expedition to Fashoda on the White Nile river sought to gain control of the Upper Nile river basin and thereby exclude Britain from the French party and a British-Egyptian force (outnumbering the French by 10 to 1) met on friendly terms, but back. David Levering Lewis (born ) is an American historian, a Julius Silver University Professor, and a professor of history at New York is twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, for part one and part two of his biography of W. E. B. Du Bois (in and , respectively). He is the first author to win Pulitzer Prizes for biography for two Alma mater: London School of Economics, Columbia . For the first time, a major history of the European colonial movement in Africa tells the story of the African resistance while also giving a parallel account of the European side. At the hands of an extraordinarily versatile American historian, happily blessed with a lively prose style, both receive their due: Africa's underarmed legions in the Congo and Sudan display determination and.

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