TALES FROM THE DARK CONTINENT: IMAGES OF BRITISH COLONIAL AFRICA IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.

By: Allen, Charles

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Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 165 pages with b&w photos throughout. Appears to be a compilation of the drama and accoutrements of the white man's burden as exercised by the English in Africa: includes appropriate dress of the colonizer, with pith hat and leather boots, advertizement prints for such things as a "Roorkhee chair" to be suspended between the heads of two carriers (with footrest) for carrying the officials from the north. The book is a compilation of transcribed BBC recordings of some 50 men and women who worked in Africa in the days of colonial rule.

Title: TALES FROM THE DARK CONTINENT: IMAGES OF BRITISH COLONIAL AFRICA IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.

Author: Allen, Charles

Categories: Politics, Africa,

Publisher: ANDRE DEUTSCH - BRITISH BROADC: 1979

ISBN Number: 0563177543

ISBN Number 13: 9780563177548

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Africa

Seller ID: 143312

Keywords: Africa, Colonizers, Culture, Imperial, Colonialism, Missionaries, Soldiers, Traders, Officers, Stories, Oral, History, BBC , Radio, White, Man's, Burden, Military, Campaign, Blackwater, Fever, Imperial, Reminiscence, ,