Description - David Livingstone by M. Buxton
A biography of David Livingstone giving a balanced account of his strengths and weaknesses. Revered for years as a saint, he was in fact a much more interesting character, difficult, demanding and unsympathetic but also single minded, determined, patient and outstandingly brave. At ten he worked a 14 hour day in a mill and at 60 was buried in Westminster Abbey. The first European to cross Africa, he discovered the Victoria Falls and survived shipwreck, attacks by natives and being mauled by a lion.
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(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Author Biography - M. Buxton
MERIEL BUXTON read Law at St Hugh's College, Oxford and is a qualified but non-practising solicitor.