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Stanley"s Africa by Rafaello Busoni

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Published by The Viking Press in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 277-278.

Statementwritten & illustrated by Rafaello Busoni
LC ClassificationsDT351.S9 B8
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24759874M
LC Control Number44009166

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The book draws on Stanley's personal papers, which were purchased by the Belgian government from Stanley's descendants in The collection included letters, diaries, and correspondence on Stanley's explorations in Africa. Jeal's description of Stanley's early life, his sojourn in the United States, his early adventures in Turkey were pulled from Stanley's by: Into Africa tells the story of the events leading up to the famous meeting of Stanley and Livingstone in Africa in The book is well-written and conveys a good sense into what life was like on the African expeditions undertaken by explorers during the Victorian by: 2. This is the title page: Stanley and the White Heroes in Africa Being an Edition from Mr. Stanley's Late Personal Writings on The Emin Pasha Relief Expedition and Discoveries in the Dark Continent, with Other Matter from the Works of His Companions and Predecessors, Including the Explorations and Adventures of Bruce Mungo Park, Clapperton, Denhan, Lander, Barth, Andersson, Magyar, Du 5/5(1).   Stanley's life does seem impossible and he was Africa's greatest explorer. Most people know him as the journalist who searched for and found Dr. David Livingstone in central Africa. But there was more -- much more -- to the intrepid With source material that was unavailable to earlier biographers, Tim Jeal has written a surprisingly sympathetic /5.

This book, H. M. Stanley s wonderful adventures in Africa, by Headley Joel Tyler, Willis Fletcher Johnson, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible. This book was created using print-on-demand technology.   Stanley: The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer by Tim Jeal pp, Faber, £ A couple of years ago I stood in front of Henry Morton Stanley's contribution to .   “Into Africa” by Martin Dugard is a fantastic historical account of the exploration of this largely uncharted continent in the mid ’s. Dugard compels the reader to consider the many riveting accounts of bravery, persistence and man’s indomitable spirit exemplified by Dr. David Livingstone and Henry Morton Stanley/5. The first volume of Henry Stanley's two volume Through the Dark Continent. Detailed, and somewhat boring, account of his travel and exploration through Africa. Detailed, and somewhat boring, account of his travel and exploration through Africa/5(13).

Henry Morton Stanley, photographed in at is best known for his epic search for the missionary David Livingstone, whom he finally encountered in in present-day Tanzania. In articles about his discoveries he urged Western powers to organise trade with central Africa and reduce the slave trade in the interior. Stanley's book Through the Dark Continent, describing his journey, was published in and was a great success. Citations. Description. Henry Morton Stanley was a Welsh-American journalist and explorer who had made his name after ‘finding’ Dr David Livingstone, a Scottish missionary and explorer who the western world had lost contact with while on an expedition to discover the source of the Nile. After ‘finding’ Livingstone, Stanley continued to explore the African continent; between and he led. Tim Jeal is also the biographer of Henry Morton Stanley (National Book Critics' Circle Award in Biography and Sunday Times Biography of the Year ), and Robert Baden-Powell, which (like Livingstone) was chosen as a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times and the Washington his Explorers of the Nile was a New York Times Editor's Choice and a BBC Radio 4 Book Brand: Yale University Press.