The Arms Trade in East Africa in the Late Nineteenth Century

The unrestricted trade in arms and ammunition in East Africa in the late nineteenth century was one of the most important problems facing European administrators, missionaries, and traders. It is from their statements that the picture of the arms trade is summed up From the period 1885-1902 two points stand out: The immense volume of the trade and where did all these weapons go. References.

Title: The Arms Trade in East Africa in the Late Nineteenth Century
Author: Beachey, R.W.
Year: 1962
Periodical: The Journal of African History
Volume: 3
Issue: 3
Pages: 451-467
Language: English
Geographic term: East Africa
External link: https://www.jstor.org/stable/180076
Abstract: The unrestricted trade in arms and ammunition in East Africa in the late nineteenth century was one of the most important problems facing European administrators, missionaries, and traders. It is from their statements that the picture of the arms trade is summed up From the period 1885-1902 two points stand out: The immense volume of the trade and where did all these weapons go. References.