British Central Africa

an attempt to give some account of a portion of the territories under British influence, north of the Zambesi
  • 544 Pages
  • 1.69 MB
  • English
Methuen & co. , London
Natural history -- Africa, Central, Africa, Cen


Africa, Central., Africa, Ce

Statementby Sir Harry H. Johnston ... With six maps and 223 illustrations reproduced from the author"s drawings or from photographs.
LC ClassificationsDT858 .J73
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 544 p,
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6942773M
LC Control Number04018080

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[Manchester, Eng.] Published on behalf of the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute, Northern Rhodesia by Manchester University Press []. An authoritative account and analysis of what has happened to the region of central Africa since the period of vigorous decolonization in the s, this volume compares the legacies of British, French and Portuguese colonization.

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Inthe protectorate was renamed Nyasaland, a name it retained for the remainder of its time under British agnesescriva.comg code: + The British Library’s collection includes books, journals, manuscripts, maps, stamps, music, patents, photographs, newspapers and sound.

Many of our digital collections provide material for free online. Please come to our Reading Rooms to access material that isn’t available online. Read our subject guides to find out more about our core research areas. Heinrich Barth () was a German working for the British government.

His first expedition ()was from Rabat (Morocco) across the coast of North Africa to Alexandria (Egypt). His second expedition () took him from Tripoli (Tunisia) across the Sahara to Lake Chad, the River Benue, and Timbuktu, and back across the Sahara. Feb 24,  · occupied the region of central South Africa just north of the Orange River.

In they were guaranteed some degree of autonomy by a treaty with the British governor of South Africa. Under the leadership of Adam Kok III, the Griqua sided with the British in a war against the Read More; Lutuli. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. ISBN Master e-book ISBN Private enterprise and peasant rebellions in west-central Africa 40 5.

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