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Steven Press
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Blood and Diamonds

Steven Press
2021 April 6, 2021

Germany’s Imperial Ambitions in Africa

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Rogue Empires: Contracts and Conmen in Europe's Scramble for Africa

Steven Press
Harvard University Press, 2017 December 31, 2017

In the 1880s, Europeans descended on Africa and grabbed vast swaths of the continent, using documents, not guns, as their weapon of choice. Rogue Empires follows a paper trail of questionable contracts to discover the confidence men whose actions touched off the Scramble for Africa. Many of them were would-be kings who sought to establish their own autonomous empires across the African continent—often at odds with traditional European governments which competed for control.

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