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AFRICA EXPLORED: EUROPEANS ON THE DARK CONTINENT, 1769-1889
Author: Christopher Hibbert
Publisher: NATIONAL BOOK NETWORK, Feb 2002
Highly praised book uses letters, diaries, & memoirs by Mungo Park, Richard Burton, David Livingstone, Henry Morton Stanley, & others to provide a gripping account of the search for the source of the Nile & of the colonialization of Africa. 54 B&W illus, 16 B&W maps; 6x9 inches, 344 pgs.
This highly praised book uses letters, diaries, and memoirs by Mungo Park, Richard Burton, David Livingstone, Henry Morton Stanley, and others to provide a gripping account of the search for the source of the Nile and of the colonialization of Africa.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
"A lively account not just of familiar names like Burton and Speke and Bruce but lesser adventurers like Rene Caillie, who had a hard time getting to Timbuktu, and wished he hadn't." --Sunday Times
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Christopher Hibbert, eminent historian and author of Agincourt and Wolfe at Quebec, lives in Hemley-on-Thames, England.