East Africa and its Invaders: From the Earliest Times to the Death of Seyyid Said in 1856.


A study of Mid-East Africa, including the period of Portuguese occupation, based on research in the heretofore “...rarely opened files at the Record Office and the India Office” (author’s preface).  Includes much on Seyyid Said [i.e. Said bin Sultan Al-Said (1791–1856)], the British and French in the Indian Ocean and at Zanzibar, and the slave trade.


Description: East Africa and its Invaders: From the Earliest Times to the Death of Seyyid Said in 1856.

Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1938. vi, [2], 584pp. + [2] fold-out maps. First edition. Publisher’s red cloth; gilt spine titling. Slight color fade to spine and to upper cover; brief wear at extremities; very good.

[3728038]

Price: $40.00

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