Travels in the Interior of Africa, V2 by Mungo Park

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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages120
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Open LibraryOL8537550M
ISBN 101428017038
ISBN 109781428017030

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Park was born in Selkirk, Scotland in After qualifying as a surgeon from Edinburgh Medical School, he went to sumatra. He was sent to Gambia on Onhe travels /5(43).

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Published by Andesite Press, United States() ISBN ISBN Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed Under the Direction and Patronage of the African Association, in the Years, and Mungo Park, James Rennell W.

Bulmer and 4/5(6). Travels in the interior districts of Africa is his Journal of that extraordinary journey. He travelled on the sufferance of African rulers and soon came to depend for his survival on the charity of African villagers. Before he reached the Niger, he endured months of captivity in the camp of a Moorish chief.

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"Hints on emigration to the Cape of Good Hope, by the same author", v. 1., p. The journey had many challenges, such as language, religions, imprisonment and robbery.

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Synopsis Inthe 24 year old Scottish surgeon Mungo Park set out from the Gambia to trace the Niger's course. This journal records his experiences. Throughout his travels and misadventures the author records what he sees as accuratly as he could, and without presuming European s: Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed in the Years, and Last journey, and life Volume 2 of Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed in the Years, and With an Account of a Subsequent Mission to that Country inIsaaco (an African, Mungo Park's guide.) Author: Mungo Park 5/5(1).

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In fulfilling his mission to find the Niger River and in documenting its potential as an inland waterway for trade, Park was significant in opening Africa to European economic interests.

Travels into the inland parts of Africa: containing a description of the several nations for the space of six hundred miles up the River Gambia; their trade, habits, customs, language, manners, religion and government; the power, disposition and characters of some negro princes; with a particular account of Job Ben Solomon.

David Livingstone () was a Scottish missionary and medical doctor who explored much of the interior of Africa. In a remarkable journey inhe became the first European to cross the African continent. Starting on the Zambezi River, he traveled north and west across Angola to reach the Atlantic at Luanda.

On his return journey he followed the Zambezi to its mouth on the Indian. Folded and partly colored frontispiece map. Originally published in"Travels in the Interior of Africa" is Scottish explorer Mungo Park's account of his journey through Senegal and Mali to the central portion of the Niger River, the first time a Westerner is known to have reached such central regions.

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ix, [2], pages. 4 x 6 1/2 inches. Frontispiece engraving "The AUTHOR Relating the HISTORY of his TRAVELS to his Friend" present (often missing). The Travels in the interior of Africa are a collection of the meticulous notes he kept during his journey.

This story of exploration and survival told in a simple tone offers unique insight into conditions in West Africa in a time already far away; it is informational, inspiring, and highly entertaining. Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed Under the Direction and Patronage of the African Association, in the Years, and - Ebook written by Mungo Park, James Rennell.

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Livingstone, David,contrib.: Explorations in Africa, by Dr. David Livingstone, and Others, Giving a Full Account of the Stanley-Livingstone Expedition of Search, Under the Patronage of the New York "Herald", As Furnished. Southern Africa, southernmost region of the African continent, comprising the countries of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

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