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Swedish ventures in Cameroon, 1883-1923 : trade and travel, people and politics : the memoir of Knut Knutson with supporting material

Author: Knut Knutson; Shirley Ardener
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2002.
Series: Cameroon studies, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the 1880s two Swedes were living on the upper slopes of the Cameroon Mountain. One of them, Knutson, wrote a long memoir of his time in Cameroon (1883-1895). It gives fascinating insights into everyday life in pre-colonial Cameroon.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Reisebericht 1883-1923
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Knut Knutson; Shirley Ardener
ISBN: 1782388710 9781782388715
OCLC Number: 922703578
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Biographical notes on Knutson and Waldau ; The manuscript / Shirley Ardener --
Knutson's memoir : the Cameroon Mountains and the Biafran swamps --
Knutson and Waldau's contracts with the notables on the Cameroon Mountain ; Knutson's legal battles ; Waldau's last years in Cameroon / Shirley Ardener --
About the Ba-kwileh (Bakweri) people / G. Valdau --
Epitome of Waldau's A journey to the country north of the Cameroon Mountain / Edwin Ardener and E.M. Chilver --
Sir Richard Burton's visit to Mapanja, 1861-1862 (extracts) --
George Thompson's stay in Mapanja, 1871-1879 ; Stafan Sczolc-Rogozinski, 14.4.1861-1.12.96 / Shirley Ardener --
Hugo Zöller, journalist.
Series Title: Cameroon studies, v. 4.
Responsibility: edited and with commentaries by Shirley Ardener.

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In the 1880s two Swedes were living on the upper slopes of the Cameroon Mountain. One of them, Knutson, wrote a long memoir of his time in Cameroon (1883-1895). It gives fascinating insights into everyday life in pre-colonial Cameroon.

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