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The effect of geographical factors on the spread of Islam, with special reference to Africa. H.M. Gohar. Bristol M.A. 1930.

International relations on the south-east coast of Africa, 1796–1856. Mabel V. Jackson. London Ph.D. 1938.

Missionaries as transmitters of western civilisation in 19th-century Africa. R.W. Goodloe. St. Andrews Ph.D. 1956.

African education in British Africa, 1800–1966. W. Liu. Reading M.Phil. 1966/7.

Blackwood's and Africa. C.A. Marin. Edinburgh M.Litt. 1970.

Palmerston's policy towards East and West Africa, 1830–65. R.J. Gavin. Cambridge Ph.D. 1959.

Liberated Africans and British policies, 1840–1920. J.U.J. Asiegbu. Cambridge Ph.D. 1966.

The Aborigines Protection Society and British Southern and West Africa. H.C. Swaisland. Oxford D.Phil. 1968.

Glasgow and Africa: connexions and attitudes, 1880–1900. W. Thompson. Strathclyde Ph.D. 1970.

The foreign policy of the Gladstone administration of 1880–5, with special reference to German policy in South-West Africa. Dorothy E. Searle. Wales M.A. 1933.

Bismarck and British colonial policy: the problem in South-West Africa, 1883–5. W.O. Aydelotte. Cambridge Ph.D. 1934/5.

Great Britain and the Brussels Anti-Slave Trade Act of 1890. Mrs. Suzanne Miers. London Ph.D. 1969.

The Indian problem in eastern and southern Africa. L. James. Liverpool M.A. 1940.

Problems of international co-operation considered with reference to the boundaries of the Gambia, Ghana, Liberia and Nigeria. M.R. Ofoegbu. London M.Sc. 1966.


A geographical study of nomadic migrations in Tunisia. J.I. Clarke. Aberdeen Ph.D. 1956.

The social and economic background of Christianity in North Africa down to 430, with special reference to the Donatist schism. W.H.C. Frend. Oxford D.Phil. 1940.

The Christian inscriptions of North Africa: a study in the popular religion of the early (western) church. I.T. Gillan. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1943.

The life of the Christians in North Africa in the time of Tertullian. C.B. Daly. Belfast M.A. 1938.

Life in northern Africa during the Vandal occupation. J.J. Campbell. Belfast M.A. 1934.

The rise of the 'Alawi dynasty in Morocco, 1631–72. B.A. Mojuetan. London Ph.D. 1969.

The occupation of Tangier and its relation to English naval strategy in the Mediterranean, 1661–84. A. Jamieson. Durham M.A. 1961.

The influence of the Barbary states in international relations, with special reference to the United States. R.K. Irons. Oxford D.Phil. 1934.

Britain and Barbary, 1815–40. R.G. Wallace. Birmingham M.A. 1968.

Tripoli during the reign of Yusuf Pasha Qaramanli. K. Folayan. London Ph.D. 1970.

British policy towards Tunis (1830–81). A. Raymond. Oxford D.Phil. 1954.

Tunis from 1855 to 1879: primarily based on the despatches of Consul-General Richard Wood. M.M. Safwat. Liverpool M.A. 1937.

British policy towards Tunis, 1875–99. A. Marsden. London Ph.D. 1963.

The establishment of the French protectorate over Tunis: its diplomatic history from the Congress of Berlin to the formation of the Triple Alliance, July 1878 to May 1882. T. Lewis. Wales M.A. 1950.

The Great Powers and Tunis, 1878–81. M.M. Safwat. London Ph.D. 1940.

The Morocco question, 1880–92. F.V. Parsons. London Ph.D. 1954.

Europe and Morocco, particularly from 1900 to 1911. E.T. Glendon. Birmingham M.A. 1923.

British policy in relation to Morocco, 1902–6. E.W. Edwards. Wales M.A. 1939.

Economic development of Morocco under French protection. T.H. Jupp. Bristol M.A. 1935.

Britain, France and Germany and the Moroccan question (March 1905 - January 1906). J.M.R. Le Breton. Oxford D.Phil. 1953.

The Moroccan question, April 1906 - February 1909. H.M.H. Sobhy. London Ph.D. 1962.

The English press and the Moroccan crisis of 1911. H.G. Riddell. Liverpool M.A. 1949.

The French administration of tribal areas of Morocco. R.L. Bidwell. Cambridge Ph.D. 1969.

A study of Lyautey's administration of Morocco in relation to indigenous and Islamic institutions. A.M. Schram. Durham Ph.D. 1967.


The place of Egypt in the prehistory of the Old World. S.A.S. Hozayyen. Manchester Ph.D. 1935.

Slavery in Pharaonic Egypt. A.M. Bakir. Oxford D.Phil. 1946.

The Amarna period: a study of the internal politics and external relations of the late XVIIIth dynasty of Egypt. F.J. Giles. London Ph.D. 1960.

A study of the social and economic factors operating in ancient Egypt from the death of Rameses III to the commencement of the XXVth dynasty. B.G. Haycock. Durham Ph.D. 1962.

The foreign relations of the Napatan-Meroitic kingdom in the Sudan, from the 8th century B.C. to the 4th century A.D. B.J. Haycock. Durham M.Litt. 1966.

Epilydes and autochthones: a survey of the relations between the immigrants and the Libyans of North Africa, 631–111 B.C. A.O.A. Kwapong. Cambridge Ph.D. 1959.

The Alexandrians: from the foundation of the city to the Arab conquest. A study of their political organisation and their economic and administrative role in Egypt. M.A.H. el Abbadi. Cambridge Ph.D. 1960.

The origins of Alexandrian Christianity. J.M. Fennelly. Manchester Ph.D. 1967.

Contributions to the classical archaeology of the Eastern Desert of Egypt. D. Meredith. Wales M.A. 1952.

The political geography of Eritrea. J.S. Dugdale. London M.Phil. 1967.

Aspects of migration in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. D.B. Mather. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1954.

The advance of Islam in the western and central Sudan. G. Lighton. Manchester M.A. 1935.

Lower Nubia in the early Byzantine period. L.P. Kirwan. Oxford B.Litt. 1935.

The history of Muslim education, with special reference to Egypt. A.M.G. Shalaby. Cambridge Ph.D. 1950/1.

The Arabs and the eastern Sudan from the 7th to the early 16th century. Y.F. Hasan. London Ph.D. 1964.

Egyptian maritime power in the early middle ages, 640–1171. I.A. El Adawi. Liverpool Ph.D. 1948.

The agriculture of Egypt during the Arab period, 642–1517 A.D. A.F.M.M. Weheba. London M.A. 1952.

Some aspects of Shī'īte propaganda under the Fatimids in Egypt. H.I. Hassan. London Ph.D. 1927.

The financial system of Egypt, 564–741 A.H./1169–1341 A.D. H.M. Rabie. London Ph.D. 1969.

The organisation and role of the pilgrimage during the Mamlūk period. A.A. Ankawi. Cambridge Ph.D. 1969.

Church and state in Ethiopia, 1270–1527. Tadesse Tamrat. London Ph.D. 1968.

The geography of Egypt in the Mamluk times. Y.A.A. Ismail. Reading Ph.D. 1953.

Some unpublished Arabic texts relating to the reign of Baybars I. Syedah F. Sadeque. London Ph.D. 1949.

A critical edition of an unknown source for the life of al-Malik al-Zāhir Baibars, with introduction, translation and notes. A.A. Al-Khowayter. London Ph.D. 1960.

The administrative and social conditions of Ethiopia under the first Salomonid kings (1268–1520). W.E.R. Barnett. Oxford B.Litt. 1951.

Foreign relations of Egypt in the 15th century (1422–1517). M.M. Ziada. Liverpool Ph.D. 1930.

George Baldwin and British interests in Egypt, 1775–98. Rosemarie J. Said. London Ph.D. 1968.

Anglo-Egyptian relations: some aspects of British interest in Egypt in the late 18th century, 1775–98. M.A. Anis. Birmingham Ph.D. 1950.

British penetration of the Sahara and western Sudan, 1788–1861. A.A. Boahen. London Ph.D. 1959.

The origin of scientific excavation in Egypt and its development during the 19th century. Mary D.F. Cheever. London M.A. 1938.

Urban studies in the Nile delta from the beginning of the 19th century onwards: a study in historical geography. Y.A.R. El Gowhary. Reading Ph.D. 1964/5.

Changing values in Egyptian agriculture from 1800 to the present time. G.H. Thomas. London M.A. 1939.

The Sudan in Anglo-Egyptian relations: a case study in power politics (1800–1956). L.A. Fabunmi. London Ph.D. 1958.

Caravan trade and routes in the northern Sudan in the 19th century. H.A. Ahmed. Durham M.A. 1967.

The beginnings of the Egyptian question and the rise of Mehemet Ali, 1800–12. S. Ghorbal. London M.A. 1924.

The rise of the kingdom of Shoa, 1813–89. R.H.K. Darkwah. London Ph.D. 1966.

British attitudes towards the Sudan, 1820–96. A.I. Mohamed. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1966.

Cotton production and the development of the economy in 19th-century Egypt, 1821–1914. E.R.J. Owen. Oxford D.Phil. 1965.

'Al-Hājj 'Umar b. Sa'īd al-Fūtī al-Turi (c.1794–1864) and the doctrinal basis of his Islamic reformist movement in the western Sudan. J.R. Willis. London Ph.D. 1970.

The beginnings of British and French missionary educational activity in Egypt, 1825–63. J. Sislian. London M.A. 1956.

European religious missions in Ethiopia, 1830–68. D.E. Crummey. London Ph.D. 1967.

Trade and politics in the Ethiopian region, 1830–55. M. Abir. London Ph.D. 1964.

The growth of British influence in Abyssinia and on the African coast of the Red Sea, 1840–85. Margaret M. Law. London M.A. 1931.

Anglo-Egyptian relations and the construction of the Alexandria-Cairo-Suez railway, 1833–58. O.A.-A. Omar. London Ph.D. 1966.

Palmerston's attitude towards Mehemet Ali, 1834–8 (with an introduction on the development of the Near Eastern question, 1788–1834). R.L. Baker. Oxford B.Litt. 1928.

The agricultural policy of Mahomet Ali in Egypt. Helen A. Rivlin. Oxford D.Phil. 1953.

British policy in reference to Mehemet Ali, 1839–41. W.G. Turner. London M.A. 1928.

The southern Sudan, 1839–89. J.R. Gray. London Ph.D. 1957.

'Rifā 'ah Rāfi 'al-Tahṭāwī (1801–73) and the cultural impact of France. S.A.S. Galadanci. Cambridge M.Litt. 1970.

The history of the Suez Canal concession, 1854–66. M. Kassim. London M.A. 1924.

Commercial cotton growing in the Sudan between 1860 and 1925. H.A.A. Ahmed. Durham Ph.D. 1970.

The Khedive Ismaīl and slavery in the Sudan. M.F. Shukry. Liverpool Ph.D. 1935.

The origins and development of the foreign policy of Menelik II, 1865–96. R.A. Caulk. London Ph.D. 1966.

The financial question and the reorganisation of the Egyptian administration, 1865–85. H.K. El-S. Abulleef. Bristol M.A. 1948.

Parliamentary institutions and political parties in Egypt, 1866–1924. J. Landau. London Ph.D. 1949.

Egypt in British political thought, 1875–1900. A.A.H. Knightbridge. Oxford D.Phil. 1963.

Economic development of Egypt since 1876. A.R. Fikry. London M.Sc. 1918.

The public finances of modern Egypt, with special reference to the period 1876–1942. A.M.K. El Bey. London Ph.D. 1946.

Al-Musatataf, 1876–1900: a study of the influence of Victorian thought on modern Arabic thought. Mrs. Nadia R. Farag. Oxford D.Phil. 1969.

The domestic and foreign affairs of Egypt from 1876 to 1882. A.A.-R. Mustafa. London Ph.D. 1955.

A critical edition of the memoirs of Yūsif Mikhaīl, with an introduction, translation, notes and commentary. S.M. Nur. London Ph.D. 1963.

The role of the military in the formulation of French policy towards the Western Sudan, 1879–99. A.S. KanyaForstner. Cambridge Ph.D. 1965.

The nationalist movement in Egypt, 1879–82. M.S. Ashur. Birmingham M.A. 1925.

The Sudan and the Mahdist revolution of 1881–5. M. El Shibeika. London Ph.D. 1949.

The rebellion of Urabi Pasha in Egypt, 1881–2. Y. Cohen. Oxford B.Litt. 1958.

British military policy and the defence of Egypt, 1882–1914. D.R. Facey-Crowther. London Ph.D. 1969.

A historical survey of education in Egypt, 1882–1922. J. Williams. London M.A. 1956.

Higher education in the Sudan from its origins to 1966, with special reference to university education. E.S.M. El-Gizouli. Durham Ph.D. 1968.

The Copts under British rule, 1882–1914. S.M. Seikaly. London Ph.D. 1967.

Lord Rosebery, Egypt and the Sudan, 1882–98. Mahassin A.G.H. El-Safi. Edinburgh M.Litt. 1969.

Gladstone and the invasion of Egypt in 1882. A.A.H. Knightbridge. Oxford B.Litt. 1960.

Lord Cromer and his successors in Egypt. R.C. Mowat. Oxford D.Phil. 1970.

Cromer and the Egyptian nationalists, 1882–1907. Afaf Loutfi el Sayed. Oxford D.Phil. 1963.

The relations between 'Abbās Hilmī and Lord Cromer. M.G.E.D. El-Mesaddy. London Ph.D. 1966.

The re-organisation of the Egyptian army and its contribution to the reconquest of the Egyptian Sudan, 1882–99. J. Clementson. Durham M.A. 1970.

The European Powers and the British occupation of Egypt, 1882–5. Marian Phillips. Wales M.A. 1937.

Anglo-Italian relations, 1884–5, and the Italian occupation of Massawah. F.T. Fries. Cambridge Ph.D. 1939.

The Egyptian question in British foreign policy, with special reference to 1885–7. D.C. Weeks. London Ph.D. 1952.

The Emin Pasha Relief Expedition, 1886–90. I.R. Smith. Oxford D.Phil. 1969.

The Egyptian question in British diplomacy, 1887–97. M. Clarke. Manchester M.A. 1954.

The personal rule of the Khalifa 'Abdallahi al-Ta'aishi'. P.M. Holt. Oxford D.Phil. 1954.

Shayk Ali Yusuf, political journalist and Islamic nationalist: a study in Egyptian politics, 1889–1913. A.R. Kelidar. London Ph.D. 1967.

The Egyptian policy of Lord Salisbury, 1895–9. Muriel J. Grieve. Oxford B.Litt. 1966.

Anglo-French competition for the control of the upper basin of the Nile, 1890–9: its development, and resolution in the Fashoda crisis. G.N. Sanderson. London Ph.D. 1959.

The Anglo-Egyptian dispute over the Sudan and its effect on political and constitutional development in that country. M. Abbas. Oxford B.Litt. 1950.

An economic history of the Gezira scheme, 1898–1956. A.W. Abdel Rahim. Manchester Ph.D. 1968.

An economic history of the Sudan, 1899–1956. A.W. Abdel-Rahim. Manchester M.A. 1963.

The constitutional development of the Sudan, 1899–1956. M. Abdel-Rahim. Manchester Ph.D. 1964.

The development of transport and economic growth in the Sudan, 1899–1957. O.M. Osman Abdou. London Ph.D. 1960.

The Islamic policies of the Sudan government, 1899–1924. M.M. Rahman. Durham M.A. 1967.

Administration in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1899–1916. G. Warburg. London Ph.D. 1968.

Modern education in the Sudan, 1898–1965. N.E. Mohamed. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1969.

Educational development in the Sudan, 1899–1956. M.O. Beshir. Oxford B.Litt. 1966.

Education in the southern Sudan, 1898–1948. Lilian M. Sanderson. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1966.

An historical study of Ismā'īl b. 'Abd Al-Qādir: Kitāb Sa'ādat Al-Mustahdī Bi-Sīrat Al-Imām Al-Mahdī. H. Shaked. London Ph.D. 1969.

Migration as a factor in the geography of western Libya, 1900–64. R.S. Harrison. Cambridge Ph.D. 1966.

Urbanisation in Egypt and its implications for education, 1900–60. A.-F.A.K. Galal. London M.A. 1963.

A history of education in the Sudan, with special reference to the development of girls' schools. Lilian M. Sanderson. London M.A. (Ext.) 1962.

Education and social change in the Sudan, 1900–58. M.K. Osman. London M.A. 1965.

Social and political thought in Egypt, 1900–14. J.M. Ahmed. Oxford B.Litt. 1954.

Secondary education in the Sudan, 1905–55 (an historical review with special reference to political and social influences). E.-F. Mahgoub. London M.Phil. 1967.

The evolution of the Egyptian political élite, 1907–21: a case study of the role of the large landowners in politics. W. Kazziha. London Ph.D. 1970.

Sir Reginald Wingate as high commissioner in Egypt, 1917–19. Janice J. Terry. London Ph.D. 1968.

National policy and popular education in Egypt, 1919–58. A.H. Ebeid. Oxford D.Phil. 1964.

British administration and Sudanese nationalism, 1919–39. G.M.A. Bakhiet. Cambridge Ph.D. 1965.

Agrarian reform in Egypt since independence, 1922–65. A.M.O. Atta. Oxford D.Phil. 1970.

The working of parliamentary institutions in Egypt, 1924–52. M.F. El-Khatib. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1953/4.

The Anglo-Egyptian treaty of 1936, with special reference to the contemporary situation in Egypt and the Sudan. H.A. Ibrahim. London Ph.D. 1970.


The medieval history of the coast of Tanganyika, with special reference to recent archaeological discoveries. G.S.P. Freeman-Grenville. Oxford D.Phil. 1957.

The historical tradition of Busoga, Uganda. D.W. Cohen. London Ph.D. 1970.

Migration and settlement among the southern Luo peoples, 1500–1900: a case study of oral traditions as a historical source. B.A. Ogot. London Ph.D. 1965.

The emergence and growth of the kingdom of Nkore in Western Uganda, c.1500–1896. S.R. Karugire. London Ph.D. 1969.

The Abaluyia of western Kenya and their neighbours; their history down to 1930. G.S. Were. Wales Ph.D. 1966.

A history of the Kikuyu to 1904. G. Muriuki. London Ph.D. 1970.

The role of the Yao in the development of trade in east-central Africa, 1698-c.1850. E.A. Alpers. London Ph.D. 1966.

Government and politics in the Akuapem state, 1730–1850. M.A. Kwamena-Poh. London M.A. (Ext.) 1968.

The British exploration of East Africa, 1788–1885, with special reference to the activities of the Royal Geographical Society. R.C. Bridges. London Ph.D. 1963.

The Zambesi Prazos in the 18th century. M.D.D. Newitt. London Ph.D. 1967.

European and Arab activities on the East African coast, 1798–1856, and the local reaction to them. Mrs. Christine S. Nicholls, née Metcalfe. Oxford D.Phil. 1968.

The pastoral tribes of northern Kenya, 1800–1916. E.R. Turton. London Ph.D. 1970.

History of British relations with Zanzibar, 1800–86. O.T. Lewis. Wales M.A. 1936.

British imperial policy in relation to Madagascar, 1810–96. R.E.P. Wastell. London Ph.D. 1944.

The history of the Temne in the 19th century. E.A. Ijagbemi. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1968.

Race and cultural attitudes of the British precursors of imperialism in Central Africa, 1840–90. H.A.C. Cairns. Oxford D.Phil. 1963.

The missionary factor in East Africa. R.A. Oliver. Cambridge Ph.D. 1951.

The Malagasy and Europeans: a study of Madagascar's foreign policy, 1861–95. P.M. Mutibwa. Sussex D.Phil. 1970.

The British and Uganda, 1862–1900. D.A. Low. Oxford D.Phil. 1957.

The Holy Ghost Fathers in East Africa, 1863 to 1914. J.A.P. Kieran. London Ph.D. 1966.

Britain and the end of slavery in East Africa. Eleanor M. Glyn-Jones. Oxford B.Litt. 1957.

Friends' mission work in Madagascar up to 1927 and its doctrinal implications. E.A.O. Peetz. Oxford B.Litt. 1961.

Geographic aspects of the development of white settlement patterns in British Tropical East Africa since 1870. D.R. Petterson. London Ph.D. 1952.

A history of African education in Nyasaland, 1875–1945. R.J. MacDonald. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1969.

The history of Nyasaland and north-eastern Rhodesia, 1875–95. A.J. Hanna. London Ph.D. 1948.

Livingstonia Mission and the evolution of Malawi, 1875–1939. K.J. McCracken. Cambridge Ph.D. 1967.

The origins and development of the Church of Scotland Mission, Blantyre, Nyasaland. A.C. Ross. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1968.

History of the Imperial British East Africa Company, 1876–95. Marie J. de Kiewiet. London Ph.D. 1955.

The origins and development of the African Lakes Company, 1878–1908. H.W. Macmillan. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1970.

The influence of Madagascar on international relations, .1878–1904. J.S. Swinburne. London M.Phil. 1969.

A political history of Nyanza, 1883–1945. J.M. Lonsdale. Cambridge Ph.D. 1964.

The role of the Foreign Office in the affairs of East Africa, 1883–95. Jennifer S. Hines. London M.A. 1955.

The British Somaliland Protectorate to 1905. A.M. Brockett. Oxford D.Phil. 1970.

Indian settlement in East Africa, c.1886 to 1945. J.S. Mangat. London Ph.D. 1967.

Nyasaland migrant labour in British Central Africa, 1890–1939. F.E. Sanderson. Manchester M.A. 1960.

Customary law and administration of justice in Malawi, 1890–1933. Emily N. Maliwa. London M.Phil. 1967.

Legal status of women in Malawi - pre-colonial period to 1964. Emily N. Maliwa. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1970.

The development of modern African politics and the emergence of a nationalist movement in colonial Malawi, 1891–1958. R.K. Tangri. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1970.

The King's African Rifles: a study in the military history of East and Central Africa, 1890–1914. H. Moyse-Bartlett. London Ph.D. 1954.

History of the Zanzibar Protectorate, 1890–1913. L.W. Hollingsworth. London Ph.D. 1951.

German evangelical missions in Tanganyika, 1891–1939, with special reference to the Southern Highlands. Marcia Wright. London Ph.D. 1966.

The Scottish Mission in Kenya, 1891–1923. B.G. Mcintosh. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1969.

Land and labour in Nyasaland, 1891–1914. B.S. Krishnamurthy. London Ph.D. 1964.

Anglo-Portuguese relations in south-central Africa, 1890–1900. P.R. Warhurst. Oxford B.Litt. 1960.

The trust in imperial central African policy. R.E. Robinson. Cambridge Ph.D. 1951.

Sir Gerald Portal's mission to Uganda, 1893. A.S. Baxendale. Birmingham M.A. 1954.

The establishment of administration in the East Africa Protectorate to 1912. G.H. Mungeam. Oxford D.Phil. 1965.

Education in Uganda, 1894–1945. Felice V. Carter. London Ph.D. 1967.

The Swahili-speaking communities of the Kenya coast, 1895–1965. A.I. Salim. London Ph.D. 1968.

Studies in district administration in the East Africa Protectorate, 1895–1918. T.H.R. Cashmore. Cambridge Ph.D. 1966.

Labour in the East African Protectorate, 1895–1918. A.H.L. Clayton. St. Andrews Ph.D. 1970.

Land policy, legislation and settlement in the East Africa Protectorate, 1895–1915. M.P.K. Sorrenson. Oxford D.Phil. 1963.

The work of the Mill-Hill Fathers in relation to the spread of Roman Catholicism from Nsambya throughout the vicariate of the Upper Nile, Uganda, from 1895 to 1914. H.P. Gale. London Ph.D. 1955.

The development of African local government in Kenya between 1900 and 1962. D.M. Lyon. Nottingham Ph.D. 1966.

The marketing of cotton in Uganda, 1900–50. C. Ehrlich. London Ph.D. 1958.

Politics in Bukedi, 1900–39: an historical study of administrative change among the segmentary peoples of eastern Uganda under the impact of British colonial rule. M.J. Twaddle. London Ph.D. 1967.

Immigrant influences upon the development of policy in the protectorate of Uganda, 1900–25, with particular reference to the role of the Legislative Council. G.F. Engholm. London Ph.D. 1968.

A study of selected aspects of the political geography of British East Africa with special reference to the boundaries of Kenya. E.D. Morgan. Wales M.A. 1953.

The economic development of the Nyanza province of Kenya Colony, 1903–53: a study of an African economy. H. Fearn. London Ph.D. 1957.

The African education policy of the Kenya government, 1909–39. Sally P. Abbott. London M.Phil. 1970.

The German administration in Tanganyika, 1906–11: the governorship of Freiherr von Rechenberg. J. Iliffe. Cambridge Ph.D. 1965.

British policy in Central Africa, 1908–26. M.L. Chanock. Cambridge Ph.D. 1968.

Kikuyu 1913: an ecumenical controversy. G.D. White. London Ph.D. 1970.

The contribution of the missions to educational structure and administrative policy in Tanganyika, 1918–61. A. Smith. Sheffield M.A. 1963.

Development policy in East Africa between the wars: a study of the political influences involved in the making of British policy, 1919–39. E.A. Brett. London Ph.D. 1966.

Tanganyika under British administration, 1920–55. Margaret L. Bates. Oxford D.Phil. 1958.

The East African tea industry, 1920–56: a case study in the development of a plantation industry. M.D. McWilliam. Oxford B.Litt. 1957.

The American background of the Phelps-Stokes commissions and their influences in education in East Africa, especially in Kenya. K.J. King. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1968.

The traditional history of the Buganda kingdom, with special reference to the historical writings of Sir Apolo Kaggwa. M.S. Kiwanuka. London Ph.D. 1965.

The Alliance High School and the origins of the Kenya African élite, 1926–62. B.E. Kipkorir. Cambridge Ph.D. 1970.


British policy towards West Central Africa, 1816–87, and the development of British influence and commerce therein, with special reference to the activities of Sir William Mackinnon and to British connexions with the Association Internationale Africaine and the Comité d'Études du HautCongo. R.T. Anstey. London Ph.D. 1957.

The formation of the Congo Free State, with special reference to the work of Sir Henry Morton Stanley. Gwladys P. Jones. Wales M.A. 1935.

English-speaking missions in the Congo Independent State, 1878–1908. Ruth M. Slade. London Ph.D. 1957.

Germany, Belgium, Britain and Ruanda-Urundi, 1884–1919. W.R. Louis. Oxford D.Phil. 1962.

Great Britain and the Congo question, 1892–1913. S.J.S. Cookey. London Ph.D. 1964.

British diplomacy and the Anglo-Congo treaty of 1894. Y.-S. Wei. Cambridge Ph.D. 1948/9.


South African travel literature in English to the end of the 17th century. N.H. Mackenzie. London Ph.D. 1940.

Constitutional development at the Cape of Good Hope, 1795–1854. G. von W. Eybers. London M.A. 1916.

The beginnings of missionary enterprise in South Africa, 1795–1812. Kathleen M. Reynolds. London M.A. 1927.

The London Missionary Society in South Africa during the years 1798–1836. D.K. Clinton. Oxford B.Litt. 1935.

The origin and growth of Presbyterian ordinances of worship among English-speaking European South Africans prior to the formation of the Presbyterian Church of South Africa in 1897. J. Dalziel. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1957.

The influence of the Church of Scotland on the Dutch Reformed Church of South Africa. F.W. Sass. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1956.

The growth and distribution of white population in South Africa from the second British occupation (1806) until 1951. Eileen M. McCracken. Belfast Ph.D. 1962.

The unification of South Africa, 1806–1909. J.H. Washington. London M.Sc. 1921.

Colonial policy and slavery in South Africa, 1806–26. Isobel E. Edwards. Oxford B.Litt. 1937.

The colonial policy of the Liverpool administration, with special reference to British settlement in South Africa. Isobel E. Edwards. Wales M.A. 1931.

Missionary imperialism in Bechuanaland, 1813–96. A.J. Dachs. Cambridge Ph.D. 1968.

Lord Charles Somerset (governor of the Cape, 1815–27): a reassessment. Mary C. Hughes. Liverpool Ph.D. 1964.

Life and work of Robert Moffat, with particular reference to the expansion of missions and white settlement north of the Orange River, 1817–70. W.C. Northcott. London Ph.D. 1961.

Emigration from Great Britain to South Africa, 1820 to 1840. J.D. Whitcomb. Birmingham M.A. 1953.

Wesleyan missions on the eastern frontier of Cape Colony, 1820–40, with special reference to the Kaffir War of 1834–5. N.K. Hurt. London M.A. 1958.

The relations of the Amampondo and the colonial authorities 1830–86, with special reference to the role of the Wesleyan missionaries. D.G.L. Cragg. Oxford D.Phil. 1959.

The church in Basutoland, 1833–84. Mrs. Pauline E. Beavan. Southampton M.A. 1960.

Colonial policy on the northern and eastern frontiers of the Cape of Good Hope, 1834–46. J. Roxborough. Oxford B.Litt. 1953.

Life of Moshoeshoe I. P.B. Sanders. Oxford D.Phil. 1970.

The economic development of Natal, 1843–85. Maybelle F. Bitensky. London M.A. 1955.

The development of the white community in Natal, 1845–72. W.P. Bromiley. London Ph.D. 1937.

The career of Sir Harry Smith in South Africa. Eliza B. Hawkins. Oxford B.Litt. 1922.

The policy of the British government towards the South African Dutch republics, 1848–72. C.W. de Kiewiet. London Ph.D. 1927.

Taxation of Africans in South Africa, 1849–1939. S.B. Ngcobo. London Ph.D. 1964.

White conflict and non-white participation in the politics of the Cape of Good Hope, 1853–1910. S. Trapido. London Ph.D. 1970.

Public opinion and the acquisition of Bechuanaland and Rhodesia, 1868–96. Daphne Trevor. London Ph.D. 1936.

Basutoland and the High Commission, with particular reference to the years 1868–84: the changing nature of the imperial government's 'special responsibility' for the territory. J.A. Benyon. Oxford D.Phil. 1968.

The economic and social geography of Basutoland. N.C. Pollock. Oxford B.Litt. 1956.

The policy of South African confederation, 1870–81. C.F. Goodfellow. Cambridge Ph.D. 1961.

British relations with the Transvaal from 1874 to 1881. W.G. Murray. Oxford D.Phil. 1937.

The history of Nyasaland and north-eastern Rhodesia, 1875–95. A.J. Hanna. London Ph.D. 1948.

The ultimatum of Sir Bartle Frere to the Zulu King Cetshwayo in December 1878. G.B. Regan. Kent M.A. 1970.

A history of the Lozi people. Mutumba Mainga. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1969.

A political history of Barotseland, 1878–1965. G.L. Caplan. London Ph.D. 1968.

The second Gladstone administration and the Transvaal, 1880–5: an analysis of policy. D.M. Schreuder. Oxford D.Phil. 1968.

Christian missions in Northern Rhodesia, 1882–1924 (with special reference to the history of the London Missionary Society, the Primitive Methodist Missionary Society, the South African General Mission, the Plymouth Brethren, and the Universities Mission to Central Africa). R.I. Rotberg. Oxford D.Phil. 1960.

The railway and customs policy of the South African states and colonies, 1885–1910. J. van der Poel. London Ph.D. 1929.

The Bechuanaland Protectorate, 1885–95. A. Sillery. Oxford D.Phil. 1962.

The constitutional history and law of Southern Rhodesia, 1888 to 1964, with special reference to imperial control. Mrs. Claire Palley. London Ph.D. 1965.

The growth of a plural society: social, economic and political aspects of Northern Rhodesian development 1890–1953, with special reference to the problem of racial relations. L.H. Gann. Oxford D.Phil. 1964.

The making and implementation of land policy in Rhodesia, 1890–1936. R.H. Palmer. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1968.

Native segregation in Southern Rhodesia: a study of social policy. R. McGregor. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1940.

The development of Rhodesia under the British South Africa Company (1890–1914), with some indication of subsequent developments. J.W. Fisher. Wales M.A. 1924.

The growth of the public system of education in Southern Rhodesia, 1892–1910. J.M. Williams. Wales M.A. 1959.

The challenge of Rhodesia to European liberal thought. M.C. Steele. Edinburgh M.Litt. 1968.

The development of Northern Rhodesia under the British South Africa Company, 1894–1914: a study in white penetration, growth of administration, and racial relations. L.H. Gann. Oxford B.Litt. 1955.

African reaction to European rule in the Northern Province of Northern Rhodesia, 1895–1939: a study of the genesis and development of political awareness among a colonial people. H.S. Meebelo. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1969.

Earl Grey's native policy in South Africa, with special reference to Natal. Phyllis Lee. Sheffield M.A. 1930.

The achievement of self-government in Southern Rhodesia, 1898–1923. J.D. Fage. Cambridge Ph.D. 1949.

The technological development and growth of the Northern Rhodesian copperbelt, 1899–1960, with particular reference to the Nchanga Mine. F.L. Coleman. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1965.

Labour policies on the Northern Rhodesian copperbelt, 1924–64. Mrs. Elena L. Berger, née Plotnikoff. Oxford D.Phil. 1969.

The building of the Benguela Railway and the related railway and economic development of Northern Rhodesia and Katanga, 1900–31. S.E. Katzenellenbogen. Oxford D.Phil. 1969.

The imperial government and British Indians in the Transvaal. P.D. Pillay. London Ph.D. 1967.

Reconstruction in the Transvaal, 1900–5. D.J.N. Denoon. Cambridge Ph.D. 1965.

The imperial policy of the Liberal party: the settlement of South Africa, 1902–10. G.B. Pyrah. Leeds Ph.D. 1952.

Black and white in self-governing Natal: an assessment of the 1906–8 disturbances. Mrs. Shula E. Marks. London Ph.D. 1967.

The Orange Free State: a study in the interrelation of geography and history. M. Dawson. London M.A. 1926.

The African National Congress of South Africa: aspects of ideology and organisation between 1912 and 1951. A.P. Walshe. Oxford D.Phil. 1968.

Britain and Southern Rhodesia, 1923–39: British opinion and the politics of 'African Affairs'. N.L. Chaduka. Liverpool M.A. 1970.


The mapping of West Africa in the 14th and 15th centuries, as illustrative of the development of geographical ideas. G.H. Kimble. London M.A. 1931.

International rivalry in West Africa (1454–1559). J.W. Blake. London M.A. 1935.

The Mbundu and neighbouring peoples of central Angola under the influence of Portuguese trade and conquest, 1482–1790. D.B. Birmingham. London Ph.D. 1964.

The Dutch West India Company on the west coast of Africa up to 1660. Alice M. Cousins. Belfast M.A. 1953.

The rise and development of legitimate trade in palm oil with West Africa. N.H. Stilliard. Birmingham M.A. 1938.

Trade and politics on the Gold Coast: 1640–1720. K.Y. Daaku. London Ph.D. 1964.

A history of the upper Guinea coast, 1545–1800. W.A. Rodney. London Ph.D. 1966.

The external trade of the Loanga coast and its effects on the Vili, 1576–1870. Phyllis M. Martin. London Ph.D. 1970.

Old Calabar, 1600–1891. A.J.H. Latham. Birmingham Ph.D. 1970.

Akwamu, 1650–1750: a study of the rise and fall of a West African empire. I.G. Wilks. Wales M.A. 1959.

The role of Shaikh Sidiyya and the Qadiriyya in Southern Mauritania: an historical interpretation. C.C. Stewart. Oxford D.Phil. 1970.

The spread and development of Islam in the middle Volta basin in the pre-colonial period. N. Levtzion. London Ph.D. 1965.

The struggle for power on the Senegal and Gambia, 1660–1713. Thora G. Stone. London M.A. 1921.

Ashanti and her neighbours, c. 1700–1807. J.K. Fynn. London Ph.D. 1964.

British slave-trading activities on the Gold and Slave Coasts in the 18th century and their effects on African society. S. Tenkorang. London M.A. 1964.

The connection of Bristol with the African slave trade. A. Mary Richards. Bristol M.A. 1923.

Factors in Ashanti political expansion (1700–1830). P.K. Arhin. Oxford B.Litt. 1966.

The English establishments on the Gold Coast in the second half of the 18th century. Eveline C. Martin. London M.A. 1921.

Dahomey and its neighbours, 1708–1818. I.A. Akinjogbin. London Ph.D. 1963.

The British West African settlements, 1751–1821: a study in local administration. Eveline C. Martin. London Ph.D. 1926.

The provision and administration of education in the Gold Coast from 1765 to 1865. F.L. Bartels. London M.A. 1949.

Education in Sierra Leone, 1787–1914. Nathalia I.K. Eleady-Cole. London M.Phil. 1967.

The traditional courts and their successors in Ghana's legal history (1800–1914). A.K. Mensah-Brown. London Ph.D. 1970.

The Nupe kingdom in the 19th century: a political history. M.D. Mason. Birmingham Ph.D. 1970.

West Africa and the Muslim pilgrimage: an historical study, with special reference to the 19th century. O.A.R. El-Nagar. London Ph.D. 1969.

British measures for the suppression of the slave trade from the west coast of Africa, 1807–33. Elsie I. Herrington. London M.A. 1923.

The rise and fall of Fulani rule in Adamawa, 1809–1901. M.Z. Njeuma. London Ph.D. 1969.

The autonomous kingdom of Dahomey, 1818–94. D.A. Ross. London Ph.D. 1967.

A history of the settlements of liberated Africans in the colony of Sierra Leone in the first half of the 19th century. D.A.V. Stephen. Durham M.A. 1962.

Liberated Africans and the history of Lagos Colony to 1886. Jean F. Herskovits. Oxford D.Phil. 1960.

The economic history of Liberia. G.W. Brown. London Ph.D. 1938.

Senior African civil servants in British West Africa, 1808–95. L.A. Mbye. Birmingham Ph.D. 1969.

British policy in relation to Sierra Leone, 1808–52. G.R. Mellor. London M.A. 1935.

International rivalry in the Bights of Benin and Biafra, 1815–85. W.H. Scotter. London Ph.D. 1933.

British policy in relation to the Gold Coast, 1815–50. P.G. James. London M.A. 1935.

Government and opinion in the Gambia, 1816–1901. Mrs. Florence K.O. Mahoney. London Ph.D. 1963.

The role of the missionaries in the political, economic and social development of Ghana, c. 1820-c. 1880. S.K. Odamtten. Birmingham M.A. 1963.

Military and naval factors in British West African history, 1823–74: being an examination of the organisation of British naval and military forces in West Africa, and their role in the struggle for the coast and the principal rivers. P.M. Mbaeyi. Oxford D.Phil. 1966.

Trade and politics in the Niger delta, 1830–79. K.O. Diké. London Ph.D. 1950.

British enterprise on the Niger, 1830–69. C.C. Ifemesia. London Ph.D. 1959.

The Presbyterian Church of Ghana, 1835–1960: a younger church in changing society. J.N. Smith. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1963.

The study of the recruitment, training and placing of teachers in the primary and secondary school levels in western Nigeria, 1842–1927. B.O. Rotimi. London M.A. 1955.

The provision of education in Nigeria with reference to the work of the Church Missionary Society, Catholic Mission and the Methodist Missionary Society. P.E.B. Inyang. London M.A. 1958.

Christian missions and the making of Nigeria, 1841–91. J.F.A. Ajayi. London Ph.D. 1958.

The Egba state and its neighbours (1842–72). S.O. Biobaku. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1951.

The history of the training of African Christian ministers in Ghana, 1842–1965. J.K. Agbeti. London Ph.D. 1969.

British relations with the Gold Coast, 1843–80. Freda Wolfson. London Ph.D. 1951.

The education of the West African peoples, with especial reference to the Yoruba tribes of Southern Nigeria. H. Dallimore. Oxford B.Litt. 1929.

A history of the Yoruba mission, 1843–80. W.O. Ajayi. Bristol M.A. 1959.

The Ewe people and the coming of European rule, 1850–1914. D.E.K. Amenumey. London M.A. 1964.

Ijebu and its neighbours, 1851–1914. O.O. Ayantuga. London Ph.D. 1965.

The rise of Ibadan as a Yoruba power, 1851–93. Mrs. Bolanle A. Awe. Oxford D.Phil. 1964.

A history of the Niger and northern Nigerian missions, 1857–1914. W.O. Ajayi. Bristol Ph.D. 1963.

Imperial policy towards the British settlements in West Africa, 1860–75. Cherry J. Gertzel. Oxford B.Litt. 1953.

The Catholic contribution to education in western Nigeria from 1861 to 1926. M.J. Walsh. London M.A. 1951.

British policy in Liberia, 1862–1912. D.M. Foley. London Ph.D. 1965.

The development of the legal system in the colony of Lagos, 1862–1905. J. Gordon. London Ph.D. 1967.

Christianity in the Niger delta, 1864–1918. G.O. Tasie. Aberdeen Ph.D. 1969.

Edward W. Blyden, 1832–1912, and Pan-Negro nationalism. H.R. Lynch. London Ph.D. 1964.

Expansion of the Lagos Protectorate, 1863–1900. A.A.B. Aderibigbe. London Ph.D. 1959.

Britain's role in the regulation of the arms traffic in West Africa, 1873–1919. P.F. Teba. Cambridge M.Litt. 1967.

British official attitudes in relation to economic development in the Gold Coast, 1874–1905. R.E. Dumett. London Ph.D. 1966.

The development of the Gold Coast under British administration, 1874–1904. Heather Dalton. London M.A. (Ext.) 1957.

The political and social implications of missionary enterprise in the evolution of modern Nigeria, 1875–1914. E.A. Ayandele. London Ph.D. 1964.

British policy in relation to Portuguese claims in West Africa, 1876 to 1884. Irene Bains. London M.A. 1940.

The railways of West Africa - a geographical and historical analysis. R.J. Church. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1943.

British policy and chartered company administration in Nigeria, 1879–1900. J.E. Flint. London Ph.D. 1957.

An economic history of Lagos, 1880–1914. A.G. Hopkins. London Ph.D. 1964.

Origins of British methods of tropical development in West African Dependencies, 1880–1906. O. Omosini. Cambridge Ph.D. 1969.

Traditional and modern élites in the politics of Lagos, 1884–1938. P.D. Cole. Cambridge Ph.D. 1970.

The Berlin West African Conference, 1884–5. Sibyl E. Crowe. Cambridge Ph.D. 1939.

The boundary arrangements for Nigeria, 1884–1906: an objective study in colonial boundary-making. J.C.O. Anene. London Ph.D. 1960.

The external trade of the Gold Coast (Ghana) and Nigeria, 1885–1945. S.I. Edokpayi. London M.Sc. 1958.

Britain, France and the Dahomey-Niger hinterland, 1885–98. B.I. Obichere. Oxford D.Phil. 1967.

The political history of Ashanti, 1888–1935. W. Tordoff. London Ph.D. 1961.

The African churches of Yorubaland, 1888–1922. J.B. Webster. London Ph.D. 1963.

The constitutional development of the Gold Coast. B.E. Kwaw-Swanzy. Cambridge M.Litt. 1955.

The rise of nationalism in the Gold Coast. D.B. Kimble. London Ph.D. 1960.

The establishment and development of British administration in the Niger delta, with special reference to the work and letters of C.M. Macdonald, 1889–95. A.W. Webb. London Ph.D. 1970.

The establishment and consolidation of imperial government in Southern Nigeria, 1891–1904. (Theory and practice in a colonial protectorate.) J.C.O. Anene. London M.A. 1952.

Humanitarian pressure-groups and British attitudes to West Africa, 1895–1915. K.K.D. Nworah. London Ph.D. 1966.

Lord Salisbury and tropical Africa, 1895–1900: a study in attitudes to imperial expansion. (Selected areas.) G.N. Uzoigwe. Oxford D.Phil. 1967.

The British occupation and development of Northern Nigeria, 1897–1914. A.O. Anjorin. London Ph.D. 1966.

The Sierra Leone Frontier Police: a study in the functions and employment of a colonial force. N.H.R. Etheridge. Aberdeen M.Litt. 1967.

Sir Alfred Jones and the development of West African trade. P.N. Davies. Liverpool M.A. 1963.

John Holt, a British merchant in West Africa in the era of 'Imperialism'. Cherry J. Gertzel. Oxford D.Phil. 1959.

The West African Frontier Force, an instrument of imperial policy, 1897–1914. S.C. Ukpabi. Birmingham M.A. 1964.

Anglo-French relations, with special reference to West Africa, 1898–1904. M.O.E. Nwafor. London M.A. 1959.

Nigerian administrative law: the first fifty years, 1900–50. I.M. Okonjo. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1970.

West African aspects of the Pan-African movements, 1900–45. J.A. Langley. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1968.

The introduction and establishment of western education in Northern Nigeria by the British colonial administration during the period 1900–21. Vivian Jones. Wales M.A. 1967.

A history of education in relation to the development of the protectorate of Northern Nigeria, 1900–19, with special reference to the work of Hanns Vischer. Sonia F. Graham. London Ph.D. 1955.

The development of British administrative control of Southern Nigeria, 1900–12: a study in the administrations of Sir Ralph Moor, Sir William MacGregor and Sir Walter Egerton. S.M. Tamuno. London Ph.D. 1962.

The development of adult literacy and adult education and their influence on social change in Ghana, 1901–57. K.O. Hagan. Oxford B.Litt. 1968.

The development of welfare policy and practices in Ghana, 1901–57. P. Hodge. Nottingham M.A. 1965.

A history of local government and voluntary associations in the rural areas of the colony of Sierra Leone from 1905 to the present. C.R.A. Cole. Durham M.A. 1963.

The development of secondary education in western Nigeria, 1909–60. J.T. Horgan. Belfast M.A. 1970.

British shipping and the growth of the West African economy, 1910–50. P.N. Davies. Liverpool Ph.D. 1967.

The prophet Harris and his work in Ivory Coast and western Ghana. G.M. Haliburton. London Ph.D. 1966.

The newspaper press in British West Africa, 1918–39. W.D. Edmonds. Bristol M.A. 1951.

Aspects of nationalist thought among French-speaking West Africans, 1921–39. J.S. Spiegler. Oxford D.Phil. 1968.

The development of the teaching profession in Nigeria, 1926–64. U. Onwuka. Oxford B.Litt. 1966.

The civil service of Nigeria: problems and progress of its Nigerianisation, 1940 to the present day. O. Nwanwene. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1967.

Constitutional developments in Nigeria, 1944–56. K. Ezera. Oxford D.Phil. 1957.

The transfer of power in Ghana, 1945–57. R.J.A.R. Rathbone. London Ph.D. 1968.