Union Castle Line

South and East African Year Book and Guide

ed. by A. Samler Brown and G. Gordon Brown, London, 26th ed., 1920



The Yearbook (12mo) has 771 text pages, 24 (mostly physical) maps and 135 advertisement pages. Much of the contents focusses on the Union of South Africa. Here, only certain chapters are posted.

It is assumed that given the nature of the publication - the book was published to serve businessmen, immigrants, hunters and travellers, with data which were actual in 1920 - that posting this now purely historical document will not be seen as an infringement of copyright. If there is an objection to this, send an e-mail to the webmaster, and it will be taken off the net.


Table of Posted Texts

The Belgian Congo, Katanga Province
The Sudan
British Somaliland
British East Africa
Uganda
... a) Part 1
... b) Part 2
Former German East Africa
... a) The War in East Africa
... b) Area, Population and Resources
Nyasaland

Portuguese East Africa
Rhodesia
Tati Concessions
Bechuanaland Protectorate
Portuguese West Africa
South-West Africa
Basutoland
Swaziland
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521F, 543A-543B
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515, 519-520, 526, 538-541A
551, 555-556, 557, 559, 560, 562, 564A, 566, 570, 571-572

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521E-521F, 527, 546-547a, 552, 567, 570A
510, 512, 514, 515, 520, 527-528, 544-545A
552, 556, 449, 560, 563, 564A, 566-567
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Yearbook, Full Table of Contents

Part I Part I : South Africa, General Information

Offices and Agencies of the Union-Castle Line
Preface
Index
Table of Distances by Sea (West Coast)
Information for Passengers by the Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co., Limited
South African Customs Union
The South African Mails
The Voyage to South Africa
Sights and Scenery of South Africa
Hotel Tariffs, etc.
South African Standard Time
Clothing
Coinage, Weights and Measures
Railways of the South African Union
Railway Regulations
Passenger Coaches, Post Carts, etc.
Motor Cars
Postal and Telegraph Rates
Languages and Vocabulary
Cost of Living, Education, etc.
History of South Africa
Climate and Topography - Health
Climatic Conditions in Detail
Meteorological Stations
The Physical Formation of South Africa
The Agricultural Administration of the Union of South Africa
Openings for Emigrants in Trade, Mining, Farming, and other Industries
South African States; their Area, Population and Resources
Immigration
The Acquisition of Land
Land Banks
The Fencing of Land
Irrigation
Pasture, Karroo, Forage, etc.
Farming
Forest-Land
Live Stock
Scab
Rinderpest
Locusts
Mining
Special Train Services in connection with Steamboats

Part I Part II : South Africa - Routes and Gazetteer

Part II Part I : East African Section

Table of Distances, East Coast Route
Information for Passengers, ditto
Hotel Tariffs, etc.
Clothing
Currency, Weights and Measures
Railway and Steamboat Regulations
Means of Locomotion other than Railways
Postal Rates
Languages
Education
Historical Notes, East Africa
Climate
Sleeping Sickness
East African States; their Area, Population and Resources
Immigration Regulations
Labour
Acquisition of Land
Fencing and Breaking up of Land
Irrigation
Farming
Timber and Forests
Live Stock
Mining and Minerals
Mining Laws

Part II Part II : East Africa : Routes and Gazetteer

Part III : Sports and Recreation


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