RHODESIA: Roan Blacks

It is a long way to Northern Rhodesia, any way you go. South Africa bumps northward from the Cape, in a succession of plateaus separated by rivers, until it drops into the Congo basin. Beyond Cape Town, beyond the veldt of the Boers, beyond Bechuanaland and the hinterland of Cecil Rhodes's dreams, nearly 2,000 mi. by railroad from the cape, is Northern Rhodesia, a high, flat, subtropical savannah, full of elephants, roan antelope and a million lean blackamoors. On this British territory's northern frontier is one of the world's richest copper mines, famed Roan Antelope, an amazing furrow of...

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