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Extract from a report written by Dr Livingstone commenting on disease, 1872
(Catalogue ref: FO 881/2060)
Catalogue ref: FO 881/2060; extract by Dr Livingstone on disease, 1872
How to use this source
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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