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An African Trading Empire - The Story of Susman Brothers & Wulfsohn, 1901-2005

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Kinship and partnership united Elie and Harry Susman when they crossed the Zambezi from the south in 1901 and travelled north to buy cattle from King Lewanika in Barotseland. The result was a remarkable family business that has flourished for over a century in some of the most logistically difficult and politically problematic environments in the world. An African Trading Empire is a unique story set against the backdrop of the great themes of European and African history.

About the author

Hugh Macmillan is an established historian of Africa who was a Professor of History at the University of Transkei, South Africa, and has taught at universities in Zambia and Swaziland. He is the author of Zion in Africa (I.B.Tauris, 1999).

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Kinship and partnership united Elie and Harry Susman when they crossed the Zambezi from the south in 1901 and travelled north to buy cattle from King Lewanika in Barotseland. The result was a remarkable family business that has flourished for over a century in some of the most logistically difficult and politically problematic environments in the world. An African Trading Empire is a unique story set against the backdrop of the great themes of European and African history.

Product details

Authors Former Professor of Business Policy Hug Macmillan, Hugh Macmillan
Publisher Tauris, I.B.
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 30.08.2016
 
EAN 9781784536787
ISBN 978-1-78453-678-7
No. of pages 504
Series International Library of African Studies
International Library of African Studies
Subjects Non-fiction book > History > Miscellaneous
Social sciences, law, business > Business > General, dictionaries

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