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Author Knutson, Knut, 1857-1930.

Title Swedish ventures in Cameroon, 1883-1923 : trade and travel, people and politics : the memoir of Knut Knutson with supporting material / edited and with commentaries by Shirley Ardener
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2002
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Series Cameroon studies ; v. 4
Cameroon studies ; v. 4
Contents Biographical notes on Knutson and Waldau ; The manuscript / Shirley Ardener -- Knutson's memoir : the Cameroon Mountains and the Biafran swamps -- Knutson and Waldau's contracts with the notables on the Cameroon Mountain ; Knutson's legal battles ; Waldau's last years in Cameroon / Shirley Ardener -- About the Ba-kwileh (Bakweri) people / G. Valdau -- Epitome of Waldau's A journey to the country north of the Cameroon Mountain / Edwin Ardener and E.M. Chilver -- Sir Richard Burton's visit to Mapanja, 1861-1862 (extracts) -- George Thompson's stay in Mapanja, 1871-1879 ; Stafan Sczolc-Rogozinski, 14.4.1861-1.12.96 / Shirley Ardener -- Hugo Zöller, journalist
Summary In the 1880s two Swedes were living on the upper slopes of the Cameroon Mountain. One of them, Knutson, wrote a long memoir of his time in Cameroon (1883-1895). It gives fascinating insights into everyday life in pre-colonial Cameroon
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Swedes -- Cameroon -- History.
Cameroon -- Description and travel.
Genre/Form Reisebericht 1883-1923
Form Electronic book
Author Ardener, Shirley, editor
ISBN 1782388710 electronic bk
9781782388715 electronic bk