Academic journal article African Research & Documentation

Europeans in British Administered East Africa: A Biographical Listing 1888-1910

Academic journal article African Research & Documentation

Europeans in British Administered East Africa: A Biographical Listing 1888-1910

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Europeans in British Administered East Africa: A Biographical Listing 1888-1910, by Stephen North. Wantage: The Author, 4th edn, 2014, 2 vols (x + 868 pp.) ISBN 978-0952474-547-7. £39.95 plus postage and packing. Order from Stephen J. North, 22 Belmont, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 9AS.

It is worth quoting extensively from the preface to this new edition of Stephen North's labour of love:

This project really began sometime during the late 1960s when I was living in Nairobi, when I was offered some postage stamps of something called 'The Imperial East Africa Company'. I am ashamed to say that even having lived in Kenya for several years I had never heard of this.

Determined to find out more but not having an academic background I had no idea where to start. However I began to seriously collect their postage stamps....It was attempts to discover more about those who had sent the letters in my collection that led me to realize that there was no comprehensive record of the people involved in the development of the area. …

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