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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1899. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... · APPENDIX II. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE HISTORY OF COLONIZATION OF AFRICA. BOOKS SPECIALLY USEFUL. All Blue bOOKS published by Foreign Office and Colonial Office Dealing With Africa and the Slave Trade from 1830 to the present day--especially for the years between 1876 and 1898. The Partition Of Africa; by (Dr) J. Scott Keltie. 2nd Edition. Edward Stanford. 1895. The Story Of Africa; by Dr Robert Brown. 4 vols. Cassell and Company. 1894-5. (A most valuable book of reference.) Historical Geography Of The British Colonies. Vol. iv. Parts 1 & 2 (dealing with South and East Africa); by C. P. Lucas, B.A Clarendon Press. 1897. Do. Do. Vol. ill. West Africa. Clarendon Press. 1894. History Of South Africa; by G. McCall Theal. 5 vols. Juta & Co., Cape Town. 1888-93. Histoire De L'afrique Septentrionale (Berberie); par Ernest Mercier. 3 vols. Paris: Ernest Leroux. 1891. (An excellent and trustworthy compilation.) Histoire De L'etablissement Des Arabes Dans L'afrique Septentrionale selon les auteurs Arabes. By the same author. 1 vol. Paris: Challamel. 1875. Historia Da Africa Oriental Portugueza; por Jose" Joaquim Lopes de Lima. Lisbon. 1862. History Of The Kingdom Of Congo; by Duarte Lopes- rendered into Italian by Filippo Pigafetta. English translation: John Murray. 1881. Angola And The River Congo; by J. J. Monteiro. 2 vols. Macmillan & Co. 1875. The Lands OF CaZEMbE (Lacerda's journey to Cazembe in 1798); a compilation by Captain R. F. Burton. Royal Geographical Society. 1873. The Maps Of Africa By Treaty; by Sir Edward Hertslet, K.C.B. 2 vols. Harrison & Sons. 1894-5. A History Of Ancient Geography; by (Sir) E. H. Bunbury. 2 vols. 2nd edition. John Murray. 1883. Colonial Office List; by W. H. Mercer and A. E» Collins. Harrison & Sons. 1898. Documents Sur L'histo...
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Sir Harry Johnston (1858–1927) is a key figure in the New Colonial period of the late nineteenth century. Part of the Cambridge Historical Series, this 1913 edition extensively changes the 1899 original, expressing Johnston's perspective on African colonization and reflecting his wish for the text to remain relevant to the contemporary political context.About the Author:
Sir Henry "Harry" Hamilton Johnston GCMG KCB (June 12, 1858 – July 31, 1927), was a British explorer, botanist, artist, linguist and colonial administrator, one of the key players in the "Scramble for Africa" that occurred at the end of the 19th century. Born at Kennington Park, south London, he attended Stockwell grammar school and then King's College London, followed by four years studying painting at the Royal Academy. In connection with his study he travelled to Europe and North Africa, visiting the little-known (by Europeans) interior of Tunisia.
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