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"Dr Livingstone, I presume..." Everyone knows Stanley's famous words. But what of the other great explorers of the mysterious interior of Africa? Burton, Speke, Grant, Baker, Kingsley: in the space of barely fifty years these extraordinary men and women travelled to the sources of the Nile and tracked the course of the Congo and Zambezi. Yet their achievements led to commercial exploitation and ruthless colonization. Here are physical horrors endured, euphoric success, and the dramatic consequences of a momentous meeting of cultures.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780500300275
ISBN-10: 0500300275
Format: Paperback
(179mm x 122mm x 11mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Jun-1993
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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