Hugh Clapperton into the Interior of Africa: Records of the Second Expedition, 1825-1827

Hugh Clapperton into the Interior of Africa: Records of the Second Expedition, 1825-1827

by Jamie Lockhart, Bruce Lockhart, Paul E. Lovejoy
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004141553

ISBN-13: 9789004141551

Pub. Date: 03/14/2005

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

Hugh Clapperton, Scottish explorer and diplomat, made two expeditions into the interior of West Africa, the first across the Sahara Desert and the second inland from the Bight of Benin. His first expedition in 1822-24, crossed the Sahara to Borno. A second expedition, also an official mission of the British Government, was undertaken in 1825-27 and is the subject

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Hugh Clapperton, Scottish explorer and diplomat, made two expeditions into the interior of West Africa, the first across the Sahara Desert and the second inland from the Bight of Benin. His first expedition in 1822-24, crossed the Sahara to Borno. A second expedition, also an official mission of the British Government, was undertaken in 1825-27 and is the subject of this volume. Clapperton's diaries have been transcribed and reproduced in a form as close as possible to the original raw material.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004141551
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/14/2005
Series:
Sources for African History Series , #2
Pages:
546
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.35(d)

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