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Some account of the town of Zanzibar

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Published by Published by Charles Cull, Houghton Street, Strand in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Universities" Mission to Central Africa.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edward Steere, LL.D., one of the Bishop Tozer"s chaplains.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19, [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23332973M
    OCLC/WorldCa181102819

    Built as a palace for the second Sultan of Zanzibar, this modern-looking residence was the first building in Zanzibar to have electricity and the first in East Africa to have an elevator. Check out the palatial exhibits inside and then continue on to uncover the hidden treasures elsewhere in Stone Town.


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$ Some Account of the Town of Zanzibar; Volume Talbot Collection of British Pamphlets Paperback – Aug by Edward Steere (Author) See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Edward Steere.

London: PUBLISHED BY CHARLES CULL, HOUGHTON STREET, STRAND. ZANZIBAR. ANY of the friends of the Central African Mission have asked me, since my return, for an account of the town in which Bishop Tozer has established himself, and I find too that some misconceptions in regard to it are not infrequent.

An abstract of it first appeared, together with a r~sum6 of the Ethnography, in Zanzibar, an Account of its People, Industries, and History, and in the School History of Zanzibar, which Mr. Hollingsworth, of the Zanzibar Education Department, and I wrote in File Size: 1MB.

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