Berkeley: University of California Press, 1974.
Seller ID: vas626
Octavo, green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xi, 354 pp. Near-Fine; in a Near Fine, mylar protected dust jacket with light edgewear. From dust jacket: The early years of the British South Africa Company have ususally been viewed in relation to the drive and ambition of Cecil John Rhodes. The great dreams of Rhodes, his success in winning for Britain vast estates in Central Africa, and his fall from grace after the disaster of the Jameson Raid have preoccupied historians. But John S. Galbraith shows in this book that these dramatic events obscure the nature of Rhodes and distort the earl... View More...