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Imperial Footprints
     

Imperial Footprints

by James L. Newman
 
Newman (geography, Syracuse U.) reconstructs the seven African journeys of British imperial explorer Stanley, including the famous search for Dr. David Livingstone in 1871-72. Stanley's visits as a reporter, his search for Livingstone, his accompaniment of British military expeditions, and his aid to King Leopold II of Belgium in establishing his personal colony of

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Newman (geography, Syracuse U.) reconstructs the seven African journeys of British imperial explorer Stanley, including the famous search for Dr. David Livingstone in 1871-72. Stanley's visits as a reporter, his search for Livingstone, his accompaniment of British military expeditions, and his aid to King Leopold II of Belgium in establishing his personal colony of the Congo Free State are described and their outcomes are assessed, largely through a positive lens. Distributed in the US by Books International. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574885972
Publisher:
Potomac Books, Inc.
Publication date:
09/20/2004
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.37(d)
Age Range:
15 - 17 Years

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