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The National Archives Learning Curve | British Empire | Rise of the British Empire | Africa | Source 5
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Title page of a book about the explorer David Livingstone, published in 1871
(The British Library/Heritage-Images)
Study this source carefully. Different
parts of the source will contain clues
about why the British became empire
builders in Africa. As you study the
source, ask yourself:
What is the scene shown in this
What does the source suggest
about public interest in
Livingstone and in Africa?
What clues does this source
provide about why the British
became involved in Africa?
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