Here the author outlines his intention to provide useful advice to the many men that were being posted to the western fringe of the Sudan.
About Niger & the West Sudan
'The Niger and the West Sudan, or the West African's Note Book' was first published in 1910. It aimed to provide those new to West Africa with 'hints and suggestions as to what is required by Britons' in the region. The book includes historical and anthropological notes, information on living conditions, and Hausa phrases used in everyday conversation.