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The East African country of Tanganyika in 1960 was something of a backwater of the British Empire in which the traditional character of wild Africa still held pride of place Concurrently however the winds of political change were not least in the country's urban centres promoting an ever accelerating headlong rush towards a state of national independence or uhuru It was against a backdrop of transition between the old and the new Africa that a nation wide campaign of exploration aimed at discovering deposits of diamonds was carried out in Tanganyika under the auspices of the country's fabled diamond producer Williamson Diamonds Limited The campaign involved the mobilisation of thousands of African workers and a few hundred specially engaged white supervisors into a nation wide network of field camps many of them set up in remote regions of trackless bush where the only rules were subject to vagaries of climate the incidence of tsetse flies and the rights of passage of prolific numbers of big game The white supervisors were as raw in matters pertaining to bush craft as they were wet behind the ears Their complement containedthan its fair share of misfits cowboys adventurers opportunists and gung ho celebrants This book tells their story as it was seen through the eyes of one among them who wouldn't have missed a minute of the experience The like of such a campaign will never be seen again.

great epub tanganyika kindle diamond download hunt book The Great mobile Tanganyika Diamond free Great Tanganyika Diamond kindle The Great Tanganyika Diamond Hunt KindleThe East African country of Tanganyika in 1960 was something of a backwater of the British Empire in which the traditional character of wild Africa still held pride of place Concurrently however the winds of political change were not least in the country's urban centres promoting an ever accelerating headlong rush towards a state of national independence or uhuru It was against a backdrop of transition between the old and the new Africa that a nation wide campaign of exploration aimed at discovering deposits of diamonds was carried out in Tanganyika under the auspices of the country's fabled diamond producer Williamson Diamonds Limited The campaign involved the mobilisation of thousands of African workers and a few hundred specially engaged white supervisors into a nation wide network of field camps many of them set up in remote regions of trackless bush where the only rules were subject to vagaries of climate the incidence of tsetse flies and the rights of passage of prolific numbers of big game The white supervisors were as raw in matters pertaining to bush craft as they were wet behind the ears Their complement containedthan its fair share of misfits cowboys adventurers opportunists and gung ho celebrants This book tells their story as it was seen through the eyes of one among them who wouldn't have missed a minute of the experience The like of such a campaign will never be seen again.

❴BOOKS❵ ✮ The Great Tanganyika Diamond Hunt Author James Platt – American-classics.co The East African country of Tanganyika in 1960 was something of a backwater of the British Empire in which the traditional character of wild Africa still held pride of place Concurrently however the wThe East African country of Tanganyika in 1960 was something of a backwater of the British Empire in which the traditional character of wild Africa still held pride of place Concurrently however the winds of political change were not least in the country's urban centres promoting an ever accelerating headlong rush towards a state of national independence or uhuru It was against a backdrop of transition between the old and the new Africa that a nation wide campaign of exploration aimed at discovering deposits of diamonds was carried out in Tanganyika under the auspices of the country's fabled diamond producer Williamson Diamonds Limited The campaign involved the mobilisation of thousands of African workers and a few hundred specially engaged white supervisors into a nation wide network of field camps many of them set up in remote regions of trackless bush where the only rules were subject to vagaries of climate the incidence of tsetse flies and the rights of passage of prolific numbers of big game The white supervisors were as raw in matters pertaining to bush craft as they were wet behind the ears Their complement containedthan its fair share of misfits cowboys adventurers opportunists and gung ho celebrants This book tells their story as it was seen through the eyes of one among them who wouldn't have missed a minute of the experience The like of such a campaign will never be seen again.

PDF/EPUB James Platt é The Great Tanganyika Diamond Hunt Kindle ✓ Great é

PDF/EPUB James Platt é The Great Tanganyika Diamond Hunt Kindle ✓ Great é

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