David Birmingham



Chair in African History, University of Kent, Canterbury, England. Seminal studies on the history of Angola and Central Africa, including:


Rutherford College
University of Kent
Canterbury CT2 7NX
United Kingdom

Tel.: ++44 (1227) 764 000


Selected Bibliography:

–   Trade and Conflict in Angola. The Mbundu and their Neighbours under the Influence of the Portuguese. 1483–1790. Oxford 1966;

–   (ed., with Richard Gray) Pre-Colonial African Trade. London 1970;

–   (ed., with Phyllis Martin) History of Central Africa. London and New York 1983, 2 vols.

–   Portugal and Africa. MacMillan 1999.



“Wagon Technology, Transport and Long-distance Communication in Angola 1885-1908”