Helpful votes received on reviews: 92% (23 of 25)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 383,850 - Total Helpful Votes: 23 of 25
War and Gold: A Five-Hundred-Year History of Empir&hellip by Kwasi Kwarteng
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Despite covering a vast period of history this book offers a concise and thoroughly entertaining perspective. Packed with fascinating anecdotes, you'll find yourself quoting some of the more obscure!
Using Honey Bees as a Natural Deterrent for Crop-R&hellip by Lucy King
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent, 2 Oct 2012
A brilliant work of ground breaking research currently being used in Kenya and Botswana. Dr. King is inspiring in her dedicated work.
Ghosts of Empire: Britain's Legacies in the Modern&hellip by Kwasi Kwarteng
21 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant!!!, 9 Sep 2011
Kwasi Kwarteng's brilliant book Ghosts of Empire deserves the fantastic reviews it has received from the Sunday Times to the Guardian, Independent and Telegraph. By focusing each section on different areas of the British Empire the reader is able to get a thoughtful overview of the conflicting policies and Kwarteng skillfully provides the rationale for British occupation, the key policies employed by the colonial administrators and then reviews the countries' fate since independence in a very succinct manner - no mean feat given the geography and timelines covered! The quirky facts and personal stories of the leaders involved bring the story alive and often provide a real insight into the… Read more