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  1. Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa. Proceedings of the Association for promoting the discovery of the interior parts of Africa. London: G. and W. Nicol, 1810
  2. J. Bato'ora Ballong-Wen-Mewuda. São Jorge da Mina, 1482-1637: la vie d'un comptoir portugais en Afrique occidentale. Lisbon : Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian, Centre culturel portugais, 1993
  3. Charles Fraser Beckingham. “Introduction” in: James Bruce. Travels to discover the source of the Nile. Edinburgh: At the University Press, 1964, p. 1-19
  4. Norman R. Bennett. Africa and Europe: from Roman times to national independence. Second edition. London: Holmes & Meier, 1984
  5. Pierre Bertaux. Afrika: von der Vorgeschichte bis zu den Staaten der Gegenwart. Frankfurt am Main: Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, 1995
  6. Robin Blackburn. The overthrow of colonial slavery 1776-1848. London: Verso, 1988
  7. John William Blake (ed.). Europeans in West Africa, 1450-1560: documents to illustrate the nature and scope of Portuguese enterprise in West Africa, the abortive attempt of Castilians to create and empire there and the early English voyages to Barbary and Guinea. London: printed for the Hakluyt Society, 1942
  8. John William Blake. West Africa: quest for God and gold, 1454-1578. London: Curzon Press, 1977
  9. A. Adu Boahen (ed.). General history of Africa. VII: Africa under colonial domination 1880-1935. London: Heinemann, 1985
  10. Max Böhme. Die grossen Reisesammlungen des 19. Jahrhunderts und ihre Bedeutung. Strassburg: Universitäts-Buchdruckerei von J.H.Ed. Heitz, 1904
  11. Albert van Dantzig. Forts and castles of Ghana. Accra: Sedco Publishing, 1999
  12. T.R.H. Davenport. South Africa: a modern history. Fourth edition. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1991
  13. J. D. Fage. A history of Africa. Third edition. London: Routledge, 1995
  14. J.D. Fage. A history of West Africa: an introductory survey. Fourth edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1969
  15. John E. Flint (ed.). The Cambridge history of Africa. Volume 5: From c.1790 to c.1870. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1976
  16. Stig Förster, Wolfgang J. Mommsen and Ronald Robinson (eds.). Bismarck, Europe and Africa: the Berlin Africa Conference 1884-1885 and the onset of partition. London: German Historical Institute, 1988
  17. Christopher Fyfe. A short history of Sierra Leone. London: Longman, 1979
  18. Richard Gray (ed.). The Cambridge history of Africa. Volume 4: From c.1600 to c.1790. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1975
  19. Great Britain. “Treaty between Her Britannic Majesty and His Majesty the King of Portugal, defining their respective spheres of influence in Africa, Lisbon, 11th June 1891” in: Edward Hertslet. The map of Africa by treaty. [Charleston]: BiblioLife, 2008
  20. Great Britain. Foreign Office. Historical Section (ed.). German colonization. London: H.M.S.O., 1920
  21. Richard Greenfield. Ethiopia: a new political history. London: Pall Mall Press, 1965
  22. P. E. H. Hair, Adam Jones and Robin Law (eds.). Barbot on Guinea: the writings of Jean Barbot on West Africa 1678-1712. London: The Hakluyt Society, 1992
  23. P. E. H. Hair and Robin Law. “The English in Western Africa to 1700” in: Oxford history of the British Empire. Vol.1: The origins of empire: British overseas enterprise to the close of the seventeenth century. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998, p. 241-263
  24. Robin Hallett. “Introduction” in: Richard Landert. The Niger journal of Richard and John Lander. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1965, p. 1-35
  25. John D. Hargreaves. “Towards a history of the partition of Africa” in: Journal ofAfrican History, 1(1), 1960, p. 97-109
  26. Edward Heawood. “The exploration of Africa, 1783-1870” in: The Cambridge history of the British Empire. Vol. 2. The growth of the new empire, 1783-1870. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1940. p. 615-632
  27. Christopher Hibbert. Africa explored: Europeans in the dark continent, 1769-1889. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1984
  28. Timothy Holmes. Journey to Livingstone: exploration of an imperial myth. Edinburgh: Canongate Press, 1993
  29. Cecil Howard (ed.). West African explorers. London: Oxford University Press, 1951
  30. Stiv Jakobsson. Am I not a man and a brother?: British missions and the abolition of the slave trade and slavery in West Africa and the West Indies. Uppsala: Gleerup, 1972
  31. Frederick A. Johnstone. Class, race and gold: a study of class relations and institutional racialism in South Africa. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1976
  32. Nigel Leask. “Curious narrative and the problem of credit: James Bruce’s Travels to discover the source of the Nile” in: Nigel Leask. Curiosity and the aesthetics of travel-writing, 1770-1840: ‘from an antique land’. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004, p. 54-101
  33. Shula Marks and Anthony Atmore (eds.). Economy and society in pre-industrial South Africa. London: Longman, 1980
  34. Kate Ferguson Marsters. “Introduction” in: Mungo Park. Travels in the interior districts of Africa. Durham: Duke University Press, 2000, p. 1-28
  35. Arthur Percival Newton. “British enterprise in tropical Africa, 1783-1839” in: The Cambridge history of the British Empire. Vol. 2: The growth of the new empire, 1783-1870. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1940, p. 633-676
  36. Davidson Nicol. “Mungo Park and the river Niger” in: African Affairs, 55, 1956, p. 47-50
  37. Roland Oliver and J.D. Fage. A short history of Africa. Sixth edition. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1988
  38. Roland Oliver and G.N. Sanderson (eds.). The Cambridge history of Africa. Volume 6: From 1870 to 1905. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985
  39. Margery Perham and J. Simmons. African discovery: an anthology of exploration. London: Faber and Faber, 1949
  40. Oliver Ransford. The slave trade: the story of transatlantic slavery. London: John Murray, 1971
  41. C. Duncan Rice. The rise and fall of black slavery. London: Macmillan, 1975
  42. Ronald Robinson and John Gallagher. Africa and the Victorians: the official mind of imperialism. Second edition. London: Macmilllan, 1981
  43. Andrew C. Ross. David Livingstone: mission and Empire. London: Hambledon and London, 2002
  44. Robert Smith. Kingdoms of the Yoruba. Third edition. London : James Currey, 1988
  45. Woodruff D. Smith. The German colonial empire. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1978
  46. Jennifer Speake (ed.). Literature of Travel and Exploration: an encyclopedia. London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2003
  47. Martin S. Staum. “The Paris Geographical Society constructs the Other, 1821-1850” in: Journal of Historical Geography, 26(2), 2000, p. 222–238
  48. United Nations. (2007). Reports of international arbitral awards = Recueil des sentence arbitrales. Volume XXVIII, Arbitration between Great Britain and Portugal as regards questions relative to the delimitation of their spheres of influence in East Africa (Manica plateau), 30 January 1897, p. 283-322 [online]. Available: [accessed 12/08/09]
  49. C.A. Walckenaer. Recherches géographiques sur l'intérieur de l'Afrique septentrionale. Paris: A. Bertrand, 1821
  50. Donald L. Wiedner. A history of Africa : South of the Sahara. New York: Vintage Books, 1964
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