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The empire at War, Vol. 4 (Africa?), London 1921

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Holger Kotthaus

THE EMPIRE AT WAR, London 1921, Vol. 4 (Africa?), H. Milford, Oxford University press

 

For me it seems too be that this work is very rare!?!

Any idea where it is to by, to rent or downloaded online?

 

Regards Holger

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Maureene

 

Volume 4 is Africa, see the catalogue description http://catalogue.nla.gov.au/Record/1003532

 

Volume 4  is on the Hathi Trust Digital Library as in the Public Domain  in the USA. This should mean you are able to read it full view  in the USA, and perhaps in some other parts of the world, but not in the UK. 

https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/000443182

 

I have seen a comment by a UK Forum member that he was able to access a Hathi Trust file by means of a proxy server type setup.

 

The book is also available on  Google Books (2 files) , but not available for me to read.

https://books.google.com.au/books?id=DicFAAAAIAAJ   and 

https://books.google.com.au/books?id=NdBmAAAAMAAJ

 If Volume 4 is full view in the USA, perhaps someone may be able to download it and send it to you, or better still download it and then upload it to the Internet Archive (Archive.org) where it will be freely available. You could also try contacting Archive.org, asking the Admin to upload it-occassionally they seem to do this.

Cheers

Maureen

 

 

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Holger Kotthaus

Maureen,

 

Many thanks for your prompt and comprehensive response.

 

I am surprised that this part of this work will not offered by Abebooks or other providers and I am also

astonished that parts, like: THE EMPIRE AT WAR Volume V India, https://archive.org/details/empireatwar035445mbp

is available online by Internet Archive, but Volume IV Africa, not.

 

One close relative is an American Passport holder and with this, as far as I understood, be able to get an access.

But I am not sure if Hathi Trust have already the concession to upload this also by Internet Archive?!

 

Regards Holger

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Maureene

Holger, Hathi Trust and the Internet Archive are not connected in any way, apart from the fact that both may contain books that were originally digitised by Google Books and other sources.

 

Institutions upload books to Hathi Trust.  Institutions and people upload to the Internet Archive.

Hathi Trust,  the Internet Archive and Google Books have different copyright policies, which affects what can be viewed.

 

In respect of your relative and access, my understanding is that what matters is whether he has a USA based internet service provider, not whether he is an American passport holder.

 

For interest Volumes 1 and 5 The Empire at War edited for the Royal Colonial Institute by Sir Charles Lucas. Click on coloured text

Volume 1 British Library Digital Collection

Volume 5, British Library Digital Collection, Contents      India mentioned in post 3, is a part of Volume 5, not the entire volume.

 

Cheers

Maureen

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Holger Kotthaus

Maureen

 

Again many thanks for your further explanations.

My relative live also in USA. I asked him and the proxy server should be not a problem.

He have download in the past other rare works for me from Hathi Trust.

 

Again your reference, that The Empire at War, Vol. 4 is available at Hathi Trust was a great help,

because I found this there not before. I will come back if I know more and if possible post it here.

 

Regards Holger

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