David Livingstone (1813-1873) was one of the supreme representatives of the British Empire. Yet his career suffered many setbacks during his own lifetime, and since his death his reputation has swung between extremes of adulation and dismissal. Were his epic journeys through Africa purely to save souls and counter the slave trade? Or were they the first steps towards bringing the peoples of Central Africa under the control of Europeans who would destroy their values and exploit them economically? Beyond these questions, ...

David Livingstone: Mission and Empire 2006, Hambledon & London

ISBN-13: 9781852855659

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David Livingstone: Mission and Empire 2002, Hambledon & London, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781852852856