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Making Empire: Colonial Encounters and the Creation of Imperial Rule in Nineteenth-Century Africa

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This is the dramatic story of the colonial encounter and the construction of empire in Southern Africa in the nineteenth century. What did the British make of the Xhosa and how did they make sense of their politics and culture? How did the British establish and then explain their dominion, especially when it ran counter to the cultural values they believed themselves to re ...more
Paperback, 371 pages
Published November 1st 2008 by Cambridge University Press (first published October 1st 2008)
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Richard Price has been Professor of History at the University of Maryland since 1982.