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In 1795, a young Scottish physician set out to explore the course of the Niger River. The detailed notes from his arduous two-year adventure in West Africa provided Europeans with their first reliable account of the region. Two centuries later, this early classic of travel literature offers singular geographic and anthropological observations of Africa before colonial influence.
This classic recounts a 1795 exploration of the Niger River that provided Europeans with their first reliable account of West African life. Two centuries later, it offers singular views of the region before colonial influence.
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