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Extract from a report of 1856 by the explorer Dr Livingstone on his experiences with Africans
(Catalogue ref: FO 881/657)
Catalogue ref: FO 881/657; extract by Dr Livingstone on Africans, 1856
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Study this source carefully.
1 What impression does this source give of life in the British empire in terms of the following issues:
  • the treatment of native peoples in the British empire?
  • attitudes towards the native peoples?
2 Explain whether you think this source gives a positive or negative view of the empire.

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