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1st Edition

British Engineers and Africa, 1875–1914





ISBN 9781138661486
Published January 20, 2016 by Routledge
256 Pages

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Using a wide range of primary sources that include correspondence, diaries, technical reports, institutional minutes and periodicals, Andersen reconstructs the networks and activities of Britain’s engineers while focusing on London as a centre of imperial expansion.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chapter 1 Africa, Imperial Communication and the Engineering Press; Chapter 2 Engineers in Imperial London; Chapter 3 Engineering Networks and the Great George Street Clique; Chapter 4 Empire in the Institution of Civil Engineers; Chapter 5 Explorer-Engineers and Gentlemen in the Public Eye; Chapter 6 Vandals and Civilizers in Aswan and London; conclusion Conclusion;

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Casper Andersen