Narrative Of An Expedition To The Zambezi And Its Tributaries

Author: David Livingstone
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Officially commissioned to explore the Zambesi river for mineral deposits and opportunities for trade, David Livingstone left England in 1858. He discovered a land whose sharp contrast between human misery and natural beauty left him bewitched. Outraged by the racial injustice that he encountered during his eight-year stay in what is now Zimbabwe, Livingstone wrote this fascinating travelogue in collaboration with his brother Charles, who had also been part of the expedition, in a refreshingly contemporary style.
Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambezi and Its Tributaries
Language: en
Pages: 458
Authors: David Livingstone, Charles Livingstone
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Officially commissioned to explore the Zambesi river for mineral deposits and opportunities for trade, David Livingstone left England in 1858. He discovered a land whose sharp contrast between human misery and natural beauty left him bewitched. Outraged by the racial injustice that he encountered during his eight-year stay in what
The Zambesi Expedition, 1858-1864
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Lawrence Dritsas, Charles W. J. Withers, Paul Nugent, Ken King
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:

This thesis investigates the geography in and of Victorian scientific practice by examining the Zambesi Expedition (1858-1864), which was led by the Scottish explorer David Livingstone. A team of assistants accompanied Livingstone: Dr. John Kirk, Dr. Charles Meller, Thomas Baines, Richard Thornton and Charles Livingstone. The official purposes of this
Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries; and of the Discovery of the Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa. 1858-1864. With Map and Illustrations
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: David Livingstone, Charles Livingstone
Categories: Africa, Central
Type: BOOK - Published: 1865 - Publisher:

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The Zambesi Expedition
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: David Livingstone
Categories: Africa, Central
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-06-01 - Publisher:

We arrived at Zumbo, at the mouth of the Loangwa, on the 1st of November. The water being scarcely up to the knee, our land party waded this river with ease. A buffalo was shot on an island opposite Pangola's, the ball lodging in the spleen. It was found to
Expedition to the Zambesi
Language: en
Pages: 137
Authors: David Livingstone
Categories: Africa, Central
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Lulu.com

A popular account of an expedition to the Zambesi and the previously unexplored country, with it's river systems, natural productions, and capabilities; and to highlight the misery entailed by the slave-trade in its inland phases; a subject on which I and my companions are the first who have had any