République du Cameroun
  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The former German colony of Kamerun was occupied by French and British troops in 1916. The greater portion of the territory was in 1919 placed under French administration, namely 432,000 sq. km, excluding the territory ceded to Germany in 1911, which reverted to French Equatorial Africa. Population at 31 Dec. 1957 was 3,223,000; Europeans, 16,382.


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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1961

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Steinberg
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  1. 1.The Royal Historical SocietyUK

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