Encyclopedia of African Colonial Conflicts, 1st Edition

  • Timothy J. Stapleton
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  • ISBN-10: 1598848372
  • ISBN-13: 9781598848373
  • DDC: 960.03
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 744 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released December 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

Two volumes introduce the history of colonial wars in Africa and illustrate why African countries like the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Somalia, and Sudan continue to experience ethnic, political, and religious violence in the early 21st century.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Guide to Related Topics.
List of Maps.
Introduction.
1: Abd al-Qadir (1808–1883).
2: Abd el-Krim al-Khattabi, Muhammad ibn (1882–1963).
3: Abu Klea, Battle of (January 16–18, 1885).
4: Abushiri Revolt (1888–1889).
5: Addis Ababa, Treaty of (1896).
6: Adowa, Battle of (March 1, 1896).
7: Afonso I (d. c.1542).
8: Africa Squadron (United States Navy).
9: Alexandria, Bombardment of (July 11, 1882).
10: Algeria, French Conquest of (1830–1857).
11: Alula Engida, Ras (1827–1897).
12: Amazons, Dahomey.
13: Amoafo, Battle of (January 31, 1874).
14: Anglo-Aro War (1901–1902).
15: Anglo-Asante War (1873–1874).
16: Anglo-Asante Wars (1895–1900).
17: Anglo-Asante Wars (1823–1826 and 1863–1864).
18: Anglo-Asante Wars.
19: Anglo-Boer War, First (1880–1881).
20: Anglo-Boer War, Second (1899–1902).
21: Anglo-Ethiopian War (1868).
22: Anglo-Ndebele War (1893).
23: Anglo-Ngoni War (1896–1900).
24: Anglo-Somali Wars (1891–1920).
25: Anglo-Zulu War (1879).
26: Angola, Portuguese Conquest of (c. 1575–1648).
27: Angola, Portuguese Conquest of (1880–1907).
28: Arab War, Congo Free State (1892–1894).
29: Archinard, Louis (1850–1932).
30: Army of Africa, France.
31: Asamoa Nkwanta (d. 1875).
32: Askari.
33: Atbara, Battle of (April 8, 1898).
34: Australians in the Second Anglo-Boer War (1899–1902).
35: Baden-Powell, Robert (1857–1941).
36: Bai Bureh (c. 1840–1908).
37: Baker, Valentine (1827–1887).
38: Baldissera, Antonio (1838–1917).
39: Baratieri, Oreste (1841–1901).
40: Barbary Wars (1783–1815).
41: Behanzin (1844–December 10, 1906).
42: Belmont, Battle of (November 23, 1899).
43: Benin, British Conquest of (1897).
44: Berea, Battle of (December 20, 1852).
45: Berlin Conference.
46: Bhambatha ka Mancinza (1865 or 1866–1906).
47: Bittereinders, Second Anglo-Boer War (1899–1902).
48: Black Week (December 10–15, 1899).
49: Blockhouses, Second Anglo-Boer War (1899–1902).
50: Blood River, Battle of (December 16, 1838).
51: Boer Conquest of the Kekana and Langa (1847–1868).
52: Boer Expansion in the Eastern and Northern Transvaal (c. 1845–1867).
53: Boer “Hendsoppers” and “Joiners” in the Second Anglo-Boer War.
54: Boer “Pocket Republics” in the West of South Africa (1881–1885).
55: Boer Trek (1835–1854).
56: Boer-Gananwa War (1894).
57: Boer-Ndebele War (1836–1837).
58: Boers.
59: Boer-Tswana Conflicts (1844–1857).
60: Boer-Venda Wars (1863–1898).
61: Booma Pass, Battle of (December 24, 1850).
62: Boomplaats, Battle of (August 29, 1848).
63: Borgnis-Desbordes, Gustave (1839–1900).
64: Botha, Louis (1862–1919).
65: Brandwater Basin, Battle of (July 1900).
66: British Anti-Slavery Squadron.
67: British South Africa Company.
68: Bromhead, Gonville (1845–1892).
69: Bronkhorstspruit, Battle of (December 20, 1880).
70: Bugeaud de la Piconnerie, Thomas-Robert (1784–1849).
71: Buller, Redvers Henry (1839–1908).
72: Burnham, Frederick Russell (1861–1947).
73: Burnshill, Battle of (April 16–17, 1846).
74: Canadians in the Second Anglo-Boer War (1899–1902).
75: Caneva, Carlo (1845–1922).
76: Cape Mounted Rifles.
77: Cape-Xhosa War, Eighth (1850–1853).
78: Cape-Xhosa War, Ninth (1877–1878).
79: Cape-Xhosa War, Seventh (1846–1847).
80: Cape-Xhosa War, Sixth (1834–1835).
81: Cape-Xhosa Wars (1778–1880).
82: Cape-Xhosa Wars, First, Second, and Third (1778–1803).
83: Cape-Xhosa Wars, Fourth and Fifth (1811–1819).
84: Carrington, Frederick (1844–1913).
85: Cartography and Conquest.
86: Cathcart, George (1794–1854).
87: Centane, Battle of (February 7, 1878).
88: Central Africa, British Conquest of (1888–1904).
89: Cerveira Pereira, Manuel (d. 1626).
90: Cetshwayo kaMpande (c. 1826–1884).
91: Chad, French Conquest of (1895–1900).
92: Chaltin, Louis-Napoleon (1857–1933).
93: Chard, John R. M. (1847–1897).
94: Chelmsford, Lord (Thesiger, Frederick Augustus) (1827–1905).
95: Churchill, Winston (1874–1965).
96: Coatit, Battle of (January 13–14, 1895).
97: Colenso, Battle of (December 15, 1899).
98: Colley, George Pomeroy (1835–1881).
99: Commando System (Boer Republics).
100: Concentration Camps, Second Anglo-Boer War (1899–1902).
101: Crealock, Henry Hope (1831–1891).
102: Cronjé, Pieter Arnoldus (1836–1911).
103: Cunynghame, Arthur Augustus Thurlow (1812–1884).
104: Dabulamanzi kaMpande (c. 1839–1886).
105: Da Gama, Vasco (1460–1524).
106: Dalmanutha (Bergendal), Battle of (August 21–27, 1900).
107: Darfur, British Conquest of (1916).
108: Decatur, Stephen (1779–1820).
109: De Cristoforis, Tommaso (1841–1887).
110: De la Rey, Jacobus (1847–1914).
111: Dervishes.
112: De Wet, Christiaan R. (1854–1922).
113: Dhanis, Francis (1862–1909).
114: Diamond Hill (Donkerhoek), Battle of (June 11–12, 1900).
115: Dias, Bartolomeu (1450–1500).
116: Dingane kaSenzagakhona (c. 1798–1840).
117: Dinuzulu kaCetshwayo (1868–1913).
118: Dithakong, Battle of (1823 and 1878).
119: Dodds, Alfred-Amedee (1842–1922).
120: Dogali, Battle of (January 26, 1887).
121: Dongola, Capture of (September 23, 1896).
122: Doornkop, Battle of (May 28–29, 1900).
123: Dunn, John Robert (1833–1895).
124: Durnford, Anthony William (1830–1879).
125: Dutch-Khoisan Wars (1659–1795).
126: East Africa, British Conquest of (1890–1905).
127: East Africa, German Conquest of (1885–1908).
128: Egypt, British Occupation of (1882).
129: Egyptian Army.
130: Elands River, Battle of (August 4–16, 1900).
131: Elandslaagte, Battle of (October 21, 1899).
132: Elbejet, Battle of (December 22, 1889).
133: El Teb, Battle of (February 4, 1884).
134: Emin Pasha (Schnitzer, Eduard Carl Oscar Theodore) (1840–1892).
135: Eritrea, Italian Conquest of (1870–1890).
136: Ethiopia, Portuguese Involvement in (1541–1633).
137: Faidherbe, Louis (1818–1889).
138: Fashoda Incident (1898).
139: Film Depictions of African Colonial Warfare.
140: Firearms Technology.
141: Force Publique (to 1914).
142: Foreign Volunteers in Boer Forces, Second Anglo-Boer War.
143: Franco-Dahomey Wars (1890–1894).
144: Free State–Lesotho Wars (1858–1869).
145: French Colonial Policy in Africa (1750–1900).
146: French, John D. P. (1852–1925).
147: Galliéni, Joseph (1849–1916).
148: Gandhi and the Second Anglo-Boer War.
149: Gatacre, William F. (1843–1906).
150: German Empire.
151: German-Hehe Wars (1891–1898).
152: German-Nama War (1893–1894).
153: Gingindlovu, Battle of (April 2, 1879).
154: Ginnis, Battle of (December 30, 1885).
155: Goldie, George (1846–1925).
156: Gordon, Charles George (1833–1885).
157: Gordon Relief Expedition (1884–1885).
158: Graham, Gerald (1831–1899).
159: Grahamstown, Battle of (April 21, 1819).
160: Graspan, Battle of (November 25, 1899).
161: Grenfell, Francis (1841–1925).
162: Griqualand West Rebellion (1878).
163: Gun War, Lesotho (1880–1881).
164: Gungunhana (1850–1906).
165: Gwangqa, Battle of (June 8, 1846).
166: Hamilton, Ian S. M. (1853–1847).
167: Herero and Nama Genocide (1904–1907).
168: Hicks, William (1830–1883).
169: Hintsa (c. 1790–1835).
170: Hlophekhulu Mountain, Battle of (July 2, 1888).
171: Hobhouse, Emily (1860–1926).
172: Hoe Handle, War of the (1927–1932).
173: Holkrantz, Battle of (May 5–6, 1902).
174: Holland’s Shop, Battle of (December 2, 1877).
175: Hut Tax War, Sierra Leone (1898).