By Lewis H. Gann,Peter Duignan
Since its e-book in 1967, Burden of Empire has been extensively praised and criticized for its arguable method of the matter of colonialism in Africa. The authors have challenged the recent "orthodoxy" approximately Africa—the trust that little yet evil and exploitation has resulted from the period of eu colonialism. Burden of Empire is, consequently, within the phrases of George Shepperson, "a provocative thesis [which] might trigger an issue between historians just like that engendered by way of Robinson's and Gallagher's Africa and the Victorians."
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