on 6 June 2010
I originally borrowed the Swedish translation of this book from a library, to help with a history course. It was an excellent book, even in Swedish. In English, it is even better. Although I no longer need it for my studies, it was too good a book not to buy!
on 3 August 2005
whilst this is a very factual based book, its important to supplement this reading with others. Authors such as Ade Ajayi, David Basildon, Roland Oliver, Adu Boahen (African Perspectives on Colonialism). They offer very good alternatives and perspectives