Sir Henry (Harry) Hamilton Johnston (1858 - 1927) was a British explorer, botanist, colonial administrator and one of the key players in the "Scramble for Africa" that occurred at the end of the 19th century. As an explorer of some ability and one of the great colonial administrators, Johnston was actively instrumental in adding about 400,000 square miles of the African continent to the British Empire, and in suppressing the curse of slavery and laying the foundations of good government in the new protectorates.
The Story Of My Life by Henry H Johnston (1923). The author's life was tied up in the major events in British Africa during the last part of the 19th century and the early 20th century.
The River Congo by Henry H Johnston (1884) is an account of the Congo River from its mouth to Bolobo, with a general description of the natural history and anthropology of its western basin.
A History Of The Colonization Of Africa By Alien Races by Henry H Johnston (1899) is about the colonization of Africa by Europeans and Arabs.
The Nile Quest: A Record Of The Exploration Of The Nile And Its Basin by Henry H Johnston (1903)
Liberia by Henry H Johnston (1906) is an important scientific monograph on this tropical West African country especially the second part which deals with its fauna, flora, anthropology and folklife.
Britain Across The Seas In Africa by Henry H Johnston (1910) is a history and description of the British empire in Africa.