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Title Report on a Journey from Maidugari, Nigeria to Jeddah in Arabia
Author(s) Palmer, Mr H. R
Section Section V: Race, Class, Imperialism and Colonialism, 1607-2007
Date 1919
Document Type Report
Library The National Archives
Reference CO 879/119/10
Region Africa
Names Mr H. R. Palmer
Places Nigeria, Maidugari, Sudan, Darfur, Saudi Arabia, Jedda, Chad
Topics government papers, Colonial Office, confidential papers, development of Chad, general remarks on the pilgrim route from Maidugari to Jedda (pp3-10), Fellata pilgrims (pp10-16), Commercial conditions (pp16-20), political notes (pp20-24), appendix (pp25-26), colonial conflict, religious reward for murder of Europeans (p6), massacre of indigenous peoples by French colonists (p6), superiority of European military power (p8), view of Sudanese women (p9), table of distances from Maidugari to El Obeid (p10), religion, Islam, Mohammedanism (p11), pilgrim figures for the port of Suwakim, 1913-1918 (p13), slavery, kidnapping (p15), pilgrim passports (p15), trade, commodities, gum Arabic (p19), imports and exports during 1917 in French (p26)
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