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The Achievements Of Stanley And Other African Explorers

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages620
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11943985M
    ISBN 101432685007
    ISBN 109781432685003
    OCLC/WorldCa156827126

    Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRS, FRGS (8 June – 30 December ) was an English explorer, officer, naturalist, big game hunter, engineer, writer and also held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin (today's South Sudan and Northern Uganda) between April and August Occupation: Explorer, officer, big game hunter, author, .


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The Achievements of Stanley and other African Explorers Hardcover – January 1, by Hon. J.T. Headley (Author)Author: Hon. J.T. Headley. The Achievements of Stanley and Other African Explorers. Comprising All the Late and Really Great Achievements Won in the Exploration of the Vast Unkn [Joel Tyler Headley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This is a reproduction of a book published before   The Achievements Of Stanley And Other African Explorers Hardcover – J by Joel Tyler Headley (Author)Author: Joel Tyler Headley. The Achievements of Stanley and Other African Explorers: Comprising All the Late and Really Great Achievements Won in the Exploration of the Vast Unknown Region of Equatorial Africa (Hardback) Published by Arkose Press, United States ().

The Achievements of Stanley and Other African Explorers. Comprising All the Late and Really Great Achievements Won in the Exploration of the Vast Unknown Region of Equatorial Africa Author: Joel Tyler Headley.

THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF STANLEY and other African Explorers J.T. Headley HC Book shows many signs of age with cover damage and discoloring. Has map still attached on back page but map has some slits along folds. Beautiful illustrations and still very readable. The achievements of Stanley and other African explorers.

Comprising all the late and really great achievements won in the exploration of the vast unknown region of equatorial Africa. by Headley, Joel Tyler, Pages: The Achievements of Stanley and Other African Explorers The Achievements of Stanley and Other African Explorers Request an Image.

The truth is, that Africa is a land of fables and traditions, that partake of the wonderful and often of the miraculous. Stanley was told of other tribes of white people living in a remote unknown region, possessing great ferocious dogs, and also of dwarfs of singular habits and customs.

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Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Achievements of Stanley and Other African Explorers at iews: 8. The achievements of Stanley and other African explorers: comprising all the late and really great achievements won in the exploration of the vast unknown region of equatorial Africa.

[J T Headley]. Antique Book,used, The Achievements of Stanley and Other African Explorers. [ First Edition ] Comprising all the late and really great achievements won in the exploration of the vast unknown region of equatorial Africa; chief among which are the finding of the lost Livingstone by Stanley, the explorations of the great lakes.

The Achievements of Stanley and Other African Explorers. Headley, J.T. NP: Hubbard Brothers, Large 8vo, original cloth, illustrated (including folding map), pp.

The best part of the book is the description of Stanley's journey from Zanzibar on the East African coast to the headwaters of the mighty Congo River and then on to the mouth of the Congo in Southwest Africa.

After reading this chapter, my reaction was, 'wow'. Stanley's achievement was by:   Stanley's life does seem impossible and he was Africa's greatest explorer.

Most people know him as the journalist who searched for and found Dr. David Livingstone in central Africa. But there was more -- much more -- to the intrepid With source material that was unavailable to earlier biographers, Tim Jeal has written a surprisingly sympathetic /5.

Henry Morton Stanley, in full Sir Henry Morton Stanley, original name John Rowlands, Congolese byname Bula Matari (“Breaker of Rocks”), (born JanuDenbigh, Denbighshire, Wales—diedLondon, England), British American explorer of central Africa, famous for his rescue of the Scottish missionary and explorer David Livingstone and for his discoveries in and.

Between and Henry Morton Stanley traveled central Africa East to West, exploring Lake Victoria, Lake Tanganyika and the Lualaba and Congo rivers. He covered 7, miles (11, km) from Zanzibar in the east to Boma in the mouth of the Congo in the west and resolved a number of open questions concerning the geography of central Africa.

This including identifying the source of the Nile. At the time that Stanley began his relief operation, Dr. David Livingstone was the most renowned of all the explorers of Africa. Among other exploits, the Scottish missionary and abolitionist had. Importantly (and this is one of the many modern dimensions of Jeal’s book) he found a continent where he could transform himself.

Africa gave a man who had experimented with multiple identities a name, a face, notoriety, a mission, problems to. Hubbard Brothers, FIRST EDITION, first printing. "Sold Only By Subscription".) Very good condition, bright green covers with facsimile Stanley signature in gold, bright gold titles and decorations to spine.

The title says it all "The achievements of Stanley and other African explorers comprising all the late and really great achievements won in the exploration of the vast unknown region. The Achievements of Stanley and Other African Explorers by Hon.

J.T. Headley. Published. In The May Fine Art Sale in Naas, Co. Kildare. This auction is live. You need to be registered and approved to bid at this auction. Watch the auction as a guest You have been outbid.

For the best chance of winning, increase your maximum bid. Map at back, leather bound hardcover, nice gilt edging. Quite nice condition. Lovely piece. Henry Morton Stanley. Sir Henry Morton Stanley GCB (born John Rowlands; 28 January – 10 May ) was a Welsh journalist and explorer who was famous for his exploration of central Africa and his search for missionary and explorer David : Vega Medal ().

Into Africa by Martin Dugard is a fantastic historical account of the exploration of this largely uncharted continent in the mid s. Dugard compels the reader to consider the many riveting accounts of bravery, persistence and mans indomitable spirit exemplified by Dr.

David Livingstone and Henry Morton Stanley/5. Books shelved as african-exploration: The White Nile by Alan Moorehead, The Scramble for Africa: The White Man's Conquest of the Dark Continent from Perhaps best known as the intrepid adventurer who located the missing explorer David Livingstone in equatorial Africa inHenry Morton Stanley () played a major role in assembling the fragmented discoveries and uncertain geographical knowledge of central Africa into a coherent picture/5.

Stanley Meets Livingstone The American journalist’s harrowing quest to find England’s most celebrated explorer is also a story of newfound fascination with Africa.

David Livingstone (/ ˈ l ɪ v ɪ ŋ s t ə n /; 19 March – 1 May ) was a Scottish physician, Congregationalist, and pioneer Christian missionary with the London Missionary Society, an explorer in Africa, and one of the most popular British heroes of the late 19th-century Victorian had a mythic status that operated on a number of interconnected levels: Protestant missionary Born: 19 MarchBlantyre, South Lanarkshire.

David Livingstone, (born MaBlantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland—died May 1,Chitambo [now in Zambia]), Scottish missionary and explorer who exercised a formative influence on Western attitudes toward Africa.

Johann Ludwig Krapf (11 January – 26 November ) was a German missionary in East Africa, as well as an explorer, linguist, and played an important role in exploring East Africa with Johannes were the first Europeans to see Mount Kenya with the help of Kikuyus who dwelled at its slopes and also played a key role in exploring the East Born: 11 JanuaryTübingen-Derendingen, Germany.

meeting with Stanley. His heart was removed and buried in the village where he died, but his body was returned to England for a state funeral and burial in Westminster Abbey. Henry M. Stanley, workhouse brat and knockabout-journalist-turned-explorer, was one of his pallbearers. This book is a worthy monument to both men.

There is no doubt that Henry Morton Stanley contributed greatly to the western world's knowledge of African geography and culture. And while he was controversial in his own time, his fame and the books he published brought attention to Africa and made the exploration of the continent a fascinating subject to the 19th-century public.

This book is a sympathetic portrayal of Stanley. The book draws on Stanley's personal papers, which were purchased by the Belgian government from Stanley's descendants in The collection included letters, diaries, and correspondence on Stanley's explorations in Africa/5().

The African Exploration Anthology book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In the latter half of the 19th Century a group of partic 5/5(3). Get this from a library. Livingstone's life work; or, Africa and its explorers.

A narrative of the life, travels, adventures, experiences, and achievements of Dr. David Livingstone, including his discovery by Henry M. Stanley. [Josiah Tyler]. Tim Jeal is also the biographer of Henry Morton Stanley (National Book Critics' Circle Award in Biography and Sunday Times Biography of the Year ), and Robert Baden-Powell, which (like Livingstone) was chosen as a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times and the Washington his Explorers of the Nile was a New York Times Editor's Choice and a BBC Radio 4 Book /5().

David Livingstone was a Scottish missionary, doctor and an explorer in Africa. He is well-known for his extensive explorations of the African continent. He was one of the most popular national heroes of the 19th century Victorian Britain.

He is also credited for shaping the Western attitude towards Africa. Get this from a library. The lives and travels of Livingstone and Stanley: covering their entire career in southern and central Africa: carefully prepared from the most authentic sources : a thrilling narrative of the adventures, discoveries, experiences and achievements of the greatest explorers of modern times in a wild and wonderful country.

David Livingstone was a Scottish missionary, abolitionist and physician known for his explorations of Africa, having crossed the continent during the midth :. This lineage and culture of achievement, though, emerged at le years ago in Africa.

Unfortunately, few of us are aware of these accomplishments, as the history of Africa, beyond ancient Egypt, is seldom publicized. Sadly, the vast majority of discussions on the origins of science include only the Greeks, Romans and other : Sydella Blatch.

African American history is about much more than chronicling a series of “firsts.” The time and place of a breakthrough reflects not only remarkable individual achievement but is itself an indication of the progress or lack of progress of black people in realizing the centuries-old intertwined goals of freedom, equality, and justice.The Emin Pasha Relief Expedition of to was one of the last major European expeditions into the interior of Africa in the nineteenth century, ostensibly to the relief of Emin Pasha, General Charles Gordon's besieged governor of Equatoria, threatened by Mahdist forces.

The expedition was led by Henry Morton Stanley and came to be both celebrated for its ambition in crossing "darkest.