Confidential Print: Africa, 1834-1966 (Adam Matthew Digital)

Confidential Print: Africa, 1834-1966 (Adam Matthew Digital)
Offers digital access to the Confidential Print series issued by the British Government for distribution to members of the Foreign Office, Cabinet, and British diplomatic missions abroad. The series encompasses essential documents issued or received by the British Foreign and Colonial Offices. Files include reports, correspondence, political summaries, economic analyses, dispatches, descriptions of leading personalities, and maps. The collection spans the modern colonial era, documenting watershed moments such as the Berlin Conference of 1884 and the scramble for Africa, events in the Congo Free State, and the assertion of independence across the continent, all from the perspective of British government officials. Sourced from the originals in the collections of The National Archives in Kew.


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