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Axel Wilhelm Eriksson of Hereroland (1846-1901)

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A biography of Axel Wilhelm Eriksson, a Swedish trader in what is now Namibia, basted on his letters and other writings.
Paperback, 302 pages
Published 2006 by Gamsberg Macmillan
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Stephen Hayes
May 11, 2013 Stephen Hayes rated it really liked it
Axel Wilhelm Eriksson (1846-1901) was a nineteenth-century Swedish hunter and trader in south-west Africa, and this "life and letters" book gives a picture of his life, and what life was like for others there at that time.

All agree that everyone who knew him liked A.W. Eriksson, and he was well-known and widely-respected in what are now Namibia and Angola. That did not stop them from abusing his hospitality, taking advantage of his kind and generous nature, and cheating him on every possible oc
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