Africa Explored: Europeans in the Dark Continent, 1769-1889.

SKU: 12650

Complete republication of the original hardbound book published in 1982. Adventures of those Europeans who travelled in Africa before the mad rush for colonization in the late 19th century drastically changed the continent. Quotes heavily from letters, diaries, memoirs of famous travelers such as James Bruce, Richard Burton, David Livingstone, Mungo Park, John Hanning Speke, Henry Morton Stanley, and others. Covers stories such as the search for the origin of the Nile, as well as the African kingdons, wars, slave trade, wild animals, as encountered by the explorers. Cooper Square Press, NY, 2002, 336 pgs, Paper. NEW.$12.00