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  1. Age of Extremes
    The Short Twentieth Century 1914 - 1991

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1997
    A overview of the history of the years 1914 - 1991.
  2. Greetings from the Colony
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Published: 2012
    Belgium's dark colonial past is remembered in this story of a white Belgian official who abandons his Rwandan wife and sons in Africa, taking only his daughter back home. Decades later, she breaks the silence surrounding her upbringing.
  3. King Leopold's Ghost
    A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
    The brutal story of Belgian colonialism in the Congo, resulting in the death of between five and eight million Africans.
  4. A Marxist History of the World part 62: The Scramble for Africa
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    The imperial competition to control Africa spawned a predatory colonialism of mines, plantations, and machine-guns and propelled humanity towards industrialised world war writes Neil Faulkner.
  5. The Penguin Atlas of World History - Vol. 1: From the Beginning to the Eve of the French Revolution
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
  6. The Penguin Atlas of World History - Vol. 2: From the French Revolution to the Present
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1978
  7. The Scramble for Africa
    White Man's Conquest of the Dark Continent from 1876 to 1912

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2003
    Describes the brief vicious scramble by Europe's imperial powers to seize colonies throughout the continent of Africa. Pakenham strips the impresarios of imperialism of their veneer of Victorian heroism and reputations for statemanlike vision, to reveal them as men with bloated and often vicious egos.
  8. Which Way Africa?
    The Search for a New Society

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1971
    Davison sets out to analyze the social, economic, political motives, myths, ideas, and beliefs which ounderlie modern African nationalism.

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