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Confidential print. Africa, 1834-1966 [electronic resource]
Alternate Title Archives direct
Marlborough, UK : Adam Matthew Digital
Location Call Number Status
 Web  CD1051    AVAIL. VIA WEB
Subject Great Britain. Colonial Office -- Archives
Great Britain. Foreign Office -- Archives
Great Britain. Dominions Office -- Archives
Great Britain. Office of Commonwealth Relations -- Archives
Great Britain. War Office -- Archives
Africa -- History -- Sources
Africa -- Relations -- Great Britain -- Sources
Great Britain -- Relations -- Africa -- Sources
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa -- Sources
Physical Description 1 online resource : maps
Source of Description Description based on: home page, viewed January 16, 2012 ; title from title screen
Note At head of title: Archives Direct, sources from the National Archives, UK
Contents CO 879/1-190: Africa general (1848-1961) -- CO 886/1-11: Dominions general, 1887-1926 -- DO 116/1-8: Union of South Africa and High Commission Territories, 1913-1944 -- FO 341/1-3: German Empire miscellaneous, 1884-1900 -- FO 401/1-48: Abyssinia, 1846-1956 -- FO 403/1-482: Africa general, 1834-1959 -- FO 413/1-99: Morocco and north-west Africa, 1839-1957 -- FO 458/1-157: Liberia, 1882-1950 -- FO 468/1-4: British Commonwealth general, 1945-1949 -- FO 485/1-3: Liberia, 1947-1949 -- FO 540/1-6: Libya, 1951-1956
Note Selected files from: CO 885/1-140: Colonies general (1907-1929) -- DO 114/1-140: Dominions general (1924-1947) -- DO 201/1-53: Commonwealth Relations Office (1949-1966) -- WO 287/1-287: War Office (1905-1944)
Summary "The Confidential Print series, issued by the Foreign and Colonial Offices since around 1820, is one of the most important series produced by the British Government. ... Spanning the full era of the modern European colonisation of Africa, from the occupation of Algeria by France, through increasing British presence on the west African coast and around the Cape of Good Hope in the south, the Berlin Conference which set off the 'Scramble for Africa', the high-water mark of economic exploitation of Africans in the Congo Free State, rivalries amongst European powers and the era of withdrawal that followed the Second World War, Confidential Print: Africa is a fundamental resource for academics, students and researchers studying modern Africa and its recent history. The resource also features 300 colour maps"--Introduction
Alternate Author Great Britain. Foreign Office
Great Britain. Colonial Office
Adam Matthew Digital (Firm)
National Archives (Great Britain)

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