Travels in West Africa

Travels in West Africa

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Supported by a family inheritance that gave her £500 a year, Mary Henrietta Kingsley traveled to Africa to complete the book her father had started. The subject was the culture of Africa and Kingsley stayed with local people while she learned to survive in the African jungles, studied cannibal tribes, discovered new species of fish, and climbed Mount Cameroon by a route untouched by any European before her. Kingsley's ideas greatly influenced European ideas about… (more)

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Publisher: The Floating Press (May 01, 2009)

Format: EPUB

File size: 547 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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