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As well, the section on Portuguese East Africa is further expanded in this second guidebook, with a more detailed advertisement for the well- established Polana Hotel ("the holiday you've dreamed of--different and exciting!" 60), included.
(1955) Pegmatite mineral deposits of the Alto Ligonha area, Portuguese East Africa. [Abstract] Geological Society of America Bulletin, 66, no.
Nicknamed the Black Pearl, Eusebio born in Portuguese East Africa (now Mozambique) was the first African footballer to shine on the world stage and was regarded by many as the continent's greatest ever player.
(19) The term Estado da India only came into use in the mid-sixteenth century to designate the Portuguese sphere of influence from the Cape of Good Hope to Japan and the Moluccas; a royal decree of 19 April 1752 severed Mozambique from the jurisdiction of the crown representative in Goa and placed Portuguese east Africa under a captain general (Alexandre Lobato, Evolucao administrativa e economica de Mocambique, 1752-1763 (Lisbon: Agencia Geral do Ultramar, 1957)).
In 1898 Britain and Germany agreed on a partition of Portuguese East Africa. Within a few years, however, to British opinion it was the Germans rather than the Portuguese, Britain's war time ally, who were deemed unfit to exercise imperial responsibility in Africa and who were deprived of their colonies at the end of the First World War.
At one time Maputo, formerly Lorenco Marques, the colonial capital of Portuguese East Africa, was one of Africa's busiest seaports.
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