Sir Richard Burton's Travels in Arabia and Africa: Four Lectures from a Huntington Library Manuscript / Edition 1

Sir Richard Burton's Travels in Arabia and Africa: Four Lectures from a Huntington Library Manuscript / Edition 1

by Richard Francis Burton
     
 


FROM REVIEWS OF THE ORIGINAL EDITION:

"Burton's own narratives...are classics of travel. Best known is the account of his journey to Medina and Mecca, closed to non-Muslims.... As Hayman observes, [Burton] reveals his volatile temper as well as his amazing capacity to assimilate information which must have been retained in his head, as no writing was

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FROM REVIEWS OF THE ORIGINAL EDITION:

"Burton's own narratives...are classics of travel. Best known is the account of his journey to Medina and Mecca, closed to non-Muslims.... As Hayman observes, [Burton] reveals his volatile temper as well as his amazing capacity to assimilate information which must have been retained in his head, as no writing was permitted."—History Today

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ISBN-13:
9780873282093
Publisher:
Huntington Library Press
Publication date:
04/04/2005
Pages:
109
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.25(d)

Table of Contents

Lecture 1The visitation at El Medinah15
Lecture 2The pilgrimage to Meccah37
Lecture 3Introduction59
First footsteps in Eastern Africa63
Lecture 4Introduction85
A mission to Dahome89

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