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Travels in Africa.

Travels in Africa.

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Published by Printed by C. Bentham in Dublin .
Written in English

  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Africa -- Description and travel.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT11 .T7 1821
      The Physical Object
      Pagination180 p.
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6493074M
      LC Control Number45042718

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      Travels in West Africa Mary H. KINGSLEY ( - ) Mary Henrietta Kingsley (13 October – 3 June ) was an British explorer and writer who greatly influenced European ideas about Africa and . The book is an edited account of his travels spanning over 30 years which took him through Africa, the Middle East, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, China, Indonesia and the Maldives among others. Peppered with entertaining anecdotes, it provides a great picture of life across the world in the 14th Century/5.

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Travels in West Africa is a book as vivid and unforgettable as the extraordinary woman herself. “The charm of West Africa is a painful one: it gives you pleasure when you are out there, but when you are back here it gives you pain by calling youCited by:   Travels in the interior districts of Africa is his Journal of that extraordinary journey.

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book, Marsters' Introduction & Major Rennell's Geographical Illustrations Of Mr. Park's Journey (which is rather dry and dated). The main work is a narrative of Park's travels from Barra, on the West African coast, to the town of Silla, just west of Jenne and his return to the western by: Discover the best African Travel Guides in Best Sellers.

Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Kingsley wrote two books about her experiences: Travels in West Africa (), which was an immediate best-seller, and West African Studies (), both of which granted her vast respect and prestige within the scholarly community/5.

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First published inTravels in the Interior of Africa is teh Scottish explorer Mungo Park's account of his journey through Senegal and Mali to the central portion of the Niger River, the first time a Westerner is known to have reached such central regions.

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"Until the publication of Park's book in hardly anything was known of the interior of Africa, apart from the north-east region and coastal areas. Having sent out four expeditions to the Niger, all of which had failed, the African Association in charged Mungo Park with the task.

Park, a Scot. set sail [on 22 May ] to find and explore the Niger.4/5(6). LibriVox recording of Travels in West Africa, by Mary H.

Kingsley. Read by Kehinde. Mary Henrietta Kingsley (13 October – 3 June ) was an British explorer and writer who greatly influenced European ideas about Africa and its people.Travels and writings on West Africa Mary Henrietta Kingsley (13 October [1] – 3 June [2] [3]) was an English ethnographer, scientific writer, and explorer whose travels throughout West Africa and resulting work helped shape European perceptions of African cultures and British : 13 OctoberIslington, London.David Livingstone has books on Goodreads with ratings.

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