Being the diary of the Portuguese expedition to that potentate in the years 1831 and 1832.
Translated by Ian Cunnison. 2 volumes: vol 1 207 pages, vol. 2 228 pages, numeorus black and white plates, uncut fore-edges, many pages unopened, cream card covers – paperback, a good set.
Estudos de Ciencias Politicas e Sociais no 42 and 43,
During the existence of Kazembe there were nine kings with the name Kazembe. The greatest of these was Kazembe II, known as Kaniembo (reigned c. 1740–60), who conquered most of the territory that the kingdom eventually occupied, extending citizenship to those he conquered and establishing the complicated network of tribute and trade that held the vast kingdom together. His grandson, Kazembe IV, known as Kibangu Keleka (reigned 1805–50), encouraged contacts with Portuguese traders from Angola, and Kazembe became an important centre of trade between the peoples in the central African interior and the Portuguese and Arabs on the eastern coast. https://www.britannica.com/place/Kazembe
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