Africa Explored: Europeans in the Dark Continent, 1769-1889 download epub
by Christopher Hibbert
Hibbert, Christopher, 1924-2008.
Hibbert, Christopher, 1924-2008. New York : Cooper Square Press. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on August 14, 2012. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata).
Africa Explored collects their amazing tales of treks into the unknown. Christopher Hibbert has done well to compress a hundred years of discovery into one thoroughly readable volume. The Times (UK), (London)). Sprightly, interesting reading. These tales of Europeans in Africa before the wave of colonialism mix exotic sights and startling customs with sympathetic meetings of Africa's people and scenes of sublime beauty. Africa Explored relates Mungo Park's being robbed and left for dead in the West African desert. The stories are so good and Hibbert so expert in retelling them tha. eaders will be enthralled.
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Africa Explored book. And the subject itself was ambitious
Africa Explored book. Africa Explored: Europeans in the Dark Continent, 1769-1889. 0815411936 (ISBN13: 9780815411932). And the subject itself was ambitious. Hibbert tried to be fair, portraying both the native Africans and the Europeans with This book covers the exploration of Africa by European explorers, covering over 100 years. I have mixed feelings about the book, so I'll try to explain why. First, I liked the format.
Africa Explored collects the amazing tales of Europeans in Africa before the wave of colonialism. Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc. Book Format.
To quote further from Hibbert's faintly, redolently archaic prose: ""It is based largely on the diaries, letters and published . Stylistically, the book is quite successful-a seamless blend of condensation, paraphrase, and direct quotes.
To quote further from Hibbert's faintly, redolently archaic prose: ""It is based largely on the diaries, letters and published works of the explorers themselves and is intended to convey an impression of how Africa and Africans appeared to and how both land and people were represented to their readers.
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