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Publisher Description

When the explorer René Caillié returned to France from Africa in 1828, he published a sketch of the legendary city he had discovered - Timbuctoo. But neither that simple drawing nor his matter-of-fact description gave Caillié’s countrymen a sufficiently colorful picture to match their preconceptions of how Africa should look. They turned their backs on the young explorer, ignored his accomplishments, and let him die neglected.


Here are the epic adventures of the European explorers who opened Africa – from Mongo Park and Vasco da Gama to Francis Burton and David Livingstone and Henry Stanley.

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2016
March 16
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
173
Pages
PUBLISHER
New Word City, Inc.
SELLER
New Word City
SIZE
15
MB

Customer Reviews

Awesomeuser711 ,

Into Africa by Sterling

Compelling
Many intriguing personalities,
mysteries to unravel, &
desperate situations.
Narrative flowed like the Nile
(some rapids!) ; the format of
chapters organized chronologically
by explorer worked well to pull
large story/continent together.
Recommended!

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