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Tim Youngs

, The Empire of Nature: Hunting, Conservation and British Imperialism (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1988), especially pp. 121 and 125–6. MacKenzie notes that ‘ivory acted as the first lure to the interior … Later ivory was used as a subsidy to underpin other endeavours’ (p. 121). See also R. W. Beachey, ‘The East African ivory trade in the nineteenth century

in Travellers in Africa
John M. MacKenzie
Nigel R. Dalziel

at the age of seventeen). He also sought to tap into the popularity of works on hunting, a common characteristic of travel and settlement narratives of the period. See John M. MacKenzie, The Empire of Nature (Manchester 1988). 47 Burrows, Moodies , p. 24. 48

in The Scots in South Africa