Across equatorial Africa by Frederick William Hugh Migeod

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Published by H. Cranton, limited in London .

Written in English

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  • Africa, Central,
  • Africa, Central.


  • Ethnology -- Africa, Central.,
  • African languages.,
  • Africa, Central -- Description and travel.

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Statementby Frederick William Hugh Migeod ... Illustrated by seventy-one photographs, eleven plates of face marks and five wall drawings.
LC ClassificationsDT351 .M5
The Physical Object
Pagination397 p.
Number of Pages397
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6655483M
LC Control Number23010506

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In the northwest and west, France ultimately acquired regions that came to be known as French West Africa, French Equatorial Africa, and the French Cameroons, and established protectorates in Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia. Other French territories were French Somaliland, French Togoland, Madagascar, and Réunion.

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Livingston scetched, and was mostly successful/5(10). Equatorial Africa is an ambiguous term that sometimes is used to refer either to the equatorial region of Sub-Saharan Africa traversed by the Equator. [1], more broadly to tropical Africa or in a biological and geo-environmental sense to the intra-tropical African rainforest region.

The equator is the imaginary line that separates the northern hemisphere from the southern hemisphere and runs across the center of the Earth at a latitude of exactly zero degrees. In Africa, the equator runs for almost 2, miles/ 4, Across equatorial Africa book through seven West, Central and East African countries just south of the Sahara : Anouk Zijlma.

Verney Lovett Cameron (1 July – 24 March ) was an English traveller in Central Africa and the first European to cross () equatorial Africa from sea to sea. Books shelved as african-exploration: The White Nile by Alan Moorehead, The Scramble for Africa: The White Man's Conquest of the Dark Continent from Vansina’s scope is breathtaking: he reconstructs the history of the forest lands that cover all or part of southern Cameroon, Across equatorial Africa book, Equatorial Guinea, the Congo, Zaire, the Central African Republic, and Cabinda in Angola, discussing the original settlement of the forest by the western Bantu; the periods of expansion and innovation in agriculture; the development of metallurgy; the rise and fall of political 4/5(1).

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From the nature of the soil the latter could not be raised even if they were introduced. Robert Harms documents the imperial history of Equatorial Africa, a place that, unlike the rest of the continent, exists without "a Mediterranean climate that was hospitable to European settlers." The author starts in the ever-present forest of the Congo, in each of its three layers, "the second-largest rainforest in the world, after the Amazon Author: Robert Harms.

The legacy of the roughly 80 years of colonial rule still haunts equatorial Africa. One can only hope that Professor Harms will tell the next part of the story as vividly and effectively as he has Author: Terry W.

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Chromosome 6 is a prophetic thriller that challenges the medical ethics of genetic manipulation and cloning in the jungles of equatorial Africa, where one mistake could bridge the gap between man and ape--and forever change the genetic map of our/5.

Equatorial Africa is dominated by the Congo Basin (area of land that is drained by a river and its tributaries) Water from rainfall in the Congo Basin flows downhill and collects into streams, which meet with larger streams, which flow into rivers that empty into the. for his journey in equatorial Africa Henri Duveyrier: for his exploration of the Algerian Sahara and the country of the Touareg: Nicolas de Khanikof: for his exploration of the Khorassan: Richard Francis Burton and John Hanning Speke: for their exploration of the great lakes of east Africa Hermann, Robert and Adolf von Schlagintweit.

Equatorial Africa's thick forests and tropical climate have encouraged its population to be Because of the significant ethnic diversity of Equatorial Africa, Equatorial Africa struggles because it lacks natural resources that could be sold to fund development.

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Neumann describes his /5(26). Volume VI of The Cambridge History of Africa covers the periodwhen the European powers (Britain, France, Germany, Portugal and Italy) divided the continent into colonial territories and vied with each other for control over vast tracts of land and valuable mineral resources.

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relates to the wide strip of grassland stretching across Africa, south of the Sahara. French Equatorial Africa (French: Afrique équatoriale française), or the AEF, was the federation of French colonial possessions in Equatorial Africa, extending northwards from the Congo River into the Sahel, and comprising what are today the countries of Chad, the Central African Republic, the Republic of the Congo, and l: Brazzaville.

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