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Through the Dark Continent Volume 2 by Henry M. Stanley

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Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English


  • Classic travel writing,
  • Geographical discovery & exploration,
  • Other prose: 19th century,
  • Travel,
  • General,
  • Africa, Central,
  • History - General History,
  • Stanley, Henry M.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Africa,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel / Adventure,
  • (Henry Morton),,
  • 1841-1904,
  • Description and travel,
  • Stanley, Henry M

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7636157M
ISBN 100486256685
ISBN 109780486256689

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I found the first volume of Stanley's "Through the Dark Continent" to be a difficult read. The adventurer's book is full of details about his travels exploring equatorial Africa, including carrying a boat to circumnavigate Lake Victoria/5. Through the Dark Continent, Vol. 2 and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(10). Through The Dark Continent, Or, The Sources Of The Nile Around The Great Lakes Of Equatorial Africa And Down The Livingstone River To The Atlantic Ocean Henry M. Stanley Published by Dover (). Secondly, “Through the Dark Continent”, Stanley’s account of how he mapped parts of the interior of Africa travelling from Zanzibar to the Eastern coast (including the river then known as the Congo) from to If you want to understand what colonialism is /5.

  Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This banner text Through the Dark Continent by Sir Henry Morton Stanley. Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet. Through the Dark Continent is Stanley’s account of the voyage, which involved enormous hardships and difficulties. Of the people who started out from Zanzibar, Stanley was one of only to survive the journey, and the only European.   Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Henry M. : State Central Library. The phrase itself was actually popularized by the British explorer Henry M. Stanley, who with an eye to boosting sales titled one of his accounts "Through the Dark Continent," and another, "In Darkest Africa." However, Stanley himself recalled that before he left on his mission, he had read over books on : Angela Thompsell.

Livingstone's s expedition into Africa, the "Dark Continent", caught the public's imagination. In he returned to Africa and all but disappeared. Public interest ran so high, that in the publisher of the New York Herald commissioned reporter Henry Stanley to go and find him. Through the Dark Continent is essential reading for anyone interested in nineteenth century Africa and the European explorers who travelled through it. Sir Henry Morton Stanley was a Welsh-American nineteenth century explorer and writer. He famously found David Livingstone in the heart of Africa and stated, “Dr. Livingstone, I presume?”/5(25). Through the Dark Continent; Or, The Sources of the Nile Henry Morton Stanley — Africa, Central Around the Great Lakes of Equatorial Africa and Down the Livingstone River to the Atlantic Ocean Author: Henry Morton Stanley. If you are reading this book through the eyes of a historian, and can't get past the lies, your eyes aren't open all the way. Stanley's "Through the Dark Continent" shows us the European idealogy of African colonization. All his lies are not produced simply for /5(11).