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AFRICA EXPLORED: EUROPEANS ON THE DARK CONTINENT, 1769-1889

by: Christopher Hibbert

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; 6×9 inches, 344 pgs.

0-8154-1193-6
978-0-8154-1193-2
Softcover
02-15-2002
Safari, Africa & World Adventure

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Overview

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

SELLING POINTS:
* Ads in New York Review of Books, Outside, Black Issues Book Review
* Direct Mail campaign
* Black History Month tie-in

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Christopher Hibbert,
eminent historian and author of Agincourt and Wolfe at Quebec, lives in Hemley-on-Thames, England.

Details

ISBN: 0-8154-1193-6
Publisher: NATIONAL BOOK NETWORK
Publish Date: 02-15-2002

“AFRICA EXPLORED: EUROPEANS ON THE DARK CONTINENT, 1769-1889”

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