Britain, Northern Rhodesia and the First World War

Forgotten Colonial Crisis

  • Edmund James Yorke

Part of the Studies in Military and Strategic History book series (SMSH)

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An insightful account of the devastating impact of the Great War, upon the already fragile British colonial African state of Northern Rhodesia. Deploying extensive archival and rare evidence from surviving African veterans, it investigates African resistance at this time.


African resistance Africa Holocaust Colonial State Collapse World War Spanish influenza Colonial Crisis African construction crisis First World War foundation reconstruction resistance time

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  • Edmund James Yorke
    • 1
  1. 1.Royal Military AcademySandhurstUK

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