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Livingstone's Tribe: A Journey from Zanzibar to the Cape
An extraordinary, passionate and personal journey into Africa's past. Meshing together Africa's colonial history and the personalities of that time with his own memories of the turbulent twentieth century and its characters, Stephen Taylor will travel from Lake Victoria to the Cape of Good Hope -from the place that represents the peak of colonial exploration in Africa to t...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published October 1st 2000 by HarperCollins UK
(first published 1999)
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Stephen Taylor grew up in South Africa, and now works for The Times. He is the author of several celebrated books on Africa. The Mighty Nimrod (1989) was praised by Wilfred Thesiger as 'comprehensive and perceptive', while Jan Morris declared his history of the Zulu people, Shaka's Children (1994) a 'generous and truly moving work'. His most recent, Livingston's Tribe: A Journey from Zanzibar to t...moreMore about Stephen Taylor...