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The National Archives Learning Curve | British Empire | Rise of the British Empire | Africa | Source 6
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Cover from a booklet called 'South African Gold Fields, Emigrant's Guide, published in London in 1891
(The British Library: 'South African Goldfields')
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 this source trying to sell?
How is the guide trying to get
people to come to South Africa?
What clues does this source
provide about why the British
became involved in Africa?
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