Britain across the seas Africa : a history and description of the British Empire in Africa by Johnston, Harry H. Sir

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With David Dimbleby, Stanley. David Dimbleby explores the historical roots of Britain's relationship with the sea. Braving all weather, he sails across some of Britain's most beautiful coastlines to chart the different ways that the waterways have shaped the nation's development, history and culture.

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