Adventures in Africana. by Douglas Harold Varley

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Published by Jointly published by the University of Cape Town and the Trustees of the South African Library in Cape Town .

Written in English

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  • South Africa -- History -- Bibliography.

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LC ClassificationsZ3518 .V37
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p.
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6139044M
LC Control Number53016065

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While the book covers post-WWII colonial African adventures, it's interesting to read these stories. Mike Hoare seems to have had a very open mind, respecting the local cultures much more than I would have expected. In addition to the adventures, he also layers in interesting bits of history and interjects context that I never expected/5(5).

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Adventures they have in plenty, almost too many, for one of their number is killed. They also kill far too many animals, as was the custom in Victorian times. It is a short book, that won't take long to listen to, or to read.

Interesting little book on the delights of the genre - a classic by an authority on the subject. 46 pp with bw plates and engravings. Ex library copy with stamps in prelims, otherwise in good clean condition, signs of small pastedown having been removed from endpaper.

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