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W. Roger Louis
University of Texas, Austin (Austin, TX 78712-0100)

The Struggle for Empire in Africa: Public Opinion and the Scramble for Colonies

To examine the problem of the scramble for Africa concentrating upon the role of "public opinion" during the era of partition and early colonial rule. To consider the extent to which imperialism in Africa contributed to the orgins of the First World War, and how imperial statesmen envisaged the future of Africa during the early years of colonial sway.

Project fields:
British History

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$18,000 (approved)
$18,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1974 – 8/31/1975