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Memories of several years in south-western Africa

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Thure Gustav Een was a Swedish sea captain who spent several years in Damaraland and Ovamboland (now part of Namibia) beween 1866 and 1871. He originally accompanied his fellow countryman C.J. Andersson there, and after Andersson's death in 1867 entered into partnership with another Swede, Axel Wilhelm Eriksson and a trading venture with its headquarters in Omaruru.

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Paperback, 240 pages
Published 2004 by Namibia Scientific Society (first published 1872)
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Stephen Hayes
Jun 15, 2013 Stephen Hayes rated it really liked it
Since Namibia became independent in 1990 there has been increased interest in its history, including its pre-colonial history. The problem is that there are few written sources for that period, and even fewer published ones, and many of those that were published (mostly in the 19th century) have long been out of print.

Captain T.G. Een spent some time in Damaraland (Hereroland) and Ovamboland between 1866 and 1871, and when he returned to his native Sweden published an account of his experiences
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