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Cecil Rhodes: Colonialism, Imperialism, Scholarship, Diamonds, and Racism
How can one person be responsible for both good and bad things? Students look into Rhodes' life as he created the De Beers diamond company, started a scholarship fund, settled Rhodesia, and shaped policies that limited the rights of black South Africans through his belief in Social Darwinism. Reading tools help students better understand topics such as colonialism and apartheid.
- Informational text
- Historical images
- Glossary and index
©2012. Middle school. 7 x 9 inches. Softcover, 32 pages.