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Expedition to the Zambesi: The Zambesi River and Its Tributaries (Duckworth Discoverers)

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Outraged by the racial injustice he found during the eight-year expedition, Livingstone wrote this gripping account in a refreshingly contemporary style

Synopsis:

Commissioned during Britain's golden age for expeditions to chart the Zambesi river for minerals and trade, David Livingstone left England in 1858 for what is today Zimbabwe and discovered an area whose sharp contrast between misery and natural beauty bewitched him. Outraged by the racial injustice he found during the eight-year expedition, Livingstone wrote this gripping account in a refreshingly contemporary style. Worthy of the best writers of the time, the book was an instant success and turned him into one of Britain's most famous public persona.

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David Livingstone's travelogue of his expedition to the source of the Zambezi river in what is Zimbabwe today.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780715630877
Author:
Livingstone, David
Author:
Livingstone, Charles
Publisher:
Duckworth Publishing
Location:
London
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Discovery and exploration
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Africa, central
Subject:
Zambezi river
Subject:
Expeditions & Discoveries
Subject:
Africa - General
Subject:
Journeys
Subject:
Africa, Central Description and travel.
Subject:
Livingstone, David - Journeys -
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Copyright:
Series:
Duckworth discoverers series
Series Volume:
3.
Publication Date:
20010931
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
8.92x6.46x1.17 in. 1.50 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Commissioned during Britain's golden age for expeditions to chart the Zambesi river for minerals and trade, David Livingstone left England in 1858 for what is today Zimbabwe and discovered an area whose sharp contrast between misery and natural beauty bewitched him. Outraged by the racial injustice he found during the eight-year expedition, Livingstone wrote this gripping account in a refreshingly contemporary style. Worthy of the best writers of the time, the book was an instant success and turned him into one of Britain's most famous public persona.
"Synopsis" by , David Livingstone's travelogue of his expedition to the source of the Zambezi river in what is Zimbabwe today.
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