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  1. A Geographical Survey of Africa, Its Rivers, Lakes, Mountains, Productions, States, Populations

    By James McQueen

    The owner of West Indian plantations, McQueen collected extensive information from slaves which led him correctly to the conclusion that the Niger ended in the great delta of the Blight of Benin. First published in 1840....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Truth About the West African Land Question

    By J.E. Casely Hayford

    Hayford, an African Nationalist, argues that the preservation of the indigenous land tenure system was vital if the values of pre-colonial Africa was to be maintained. First published in 1913....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Eleven Years in Central South Africa

    By Thomas Morgan Thomas

    An important surviving source for the study of the spectacular and short-lived kingdom of Ndebele. In the literature of pre-conquest Rhodesia, Thomas' book stands out by virtue of its ethnographical and political material about the Ndebele under Mzilikazi and Lebengula....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Travels, Researches and Missionary Labours During an Eighteen Years' Residence in Eastern Africa

    By Rev. Dr. J. Ludwig Krapf

    An important work for the nineteenth century history of East Africa. It contains a new introduction with a biographical sketch of Krapf....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Journal of a Second Expedition into the Interior of Africa from the Bight of Benin to Soccatoo

    of Benin to Soccatoo

    By H. Clapperton

    This account was first published in 1829....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Twenty Years in Khama Country and Pioneering Among the Batuana of Lake Ngami

    By J.D. Hepburn

    An eye-witness account of Khama's struggle for power and a testimony to the leadership and sagacity of khama in church and state....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Narrative of a Mission to Central Africa, 1850-1851

    By Dr J Richardson

    Undertaken for the purpose of promoting legitimate trade in Central Africa, the Richardson mission was a compound of philanthropic and diplomatic interests advocated by Richardson. His main targets were the Sahara, Bornu and the Sudan....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Benin

    The Surrounding Country, Inhabitants, Customs and Trade (1897)

    By H Bindloss, J. Pinnock

    First published in 1968...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Medieval Rhodesia

    By David Randall-Maciver

    First published in 1906, this archaeological examination of the ruins of Zimbabwe, Rhodesia's pre-historic monument, asserted that it was African in origin, belonging to the medieval period. The academic controversy still has echoes in the 21st century....

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. An Economic History of Tropical Africa

    Volume Two : The Colonial Period

    Edited by J.M. Konczacki, Z.A. Konczacki

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge