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Travels in West Africa

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel / Essays & Travelogues

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages458
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9885554M
    ISBN 101426427689
    ISBN 109781426427688
    OCLC/WorldCa271853250


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Travels in West Africa by Mary H. Kingsley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jul 15,  · Travels in West Africa, the first book recounting her adventures, was first published in and became a best seller. It is as engaging a travelogue in the 21st century as it was then.

Kingsley's finely detailed descriptions of the people and the terrain bring to life the harsh and frequently fatal conditions of West Africa at the time with Cited by: Oct 09,  · Travels in West Africa, the first book recounting her adventures, was first published in and became a best seller.

It is as engaging a travelogue in the 21st century as it was then. Kingsley's finely detailed descriptions of the people and the terrain bring to life the harsh and frequently fatal conditions of West Africa at the time with 4/4(33).

Travels in West Africa book. Read 69 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Indefying every convention of Victorian womanhood, Ma /5. Jun 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Travels in West Africa: Congo Français, Corisco and Cameroons by Kingsley - Free Ebook Project GutenbergCited by: Jun 01,  · Travels in West Africa is a witty, quirky, fascinating work.

Mary Kingsley's wry sense of humor had me laughing out loud. A self-educated Victorian woman, she traveled alone to West Africa in to study the natives' religions and customs and collect fish for the British multinivel.top by: Mary decided to visit Africa, some say to finish collecting material for a book that her father had started on African culture.

Journeys to Africa. After a preliminary visit to the Canary Islands, Kingsley decided to travel to the west coast of multinivel.top: 13 OctoberIslington, London. Travels in West Africa (Book): Kingsley, Mary Henrietta, "Indefying every convention of Victorian womanhood, Mary Kingsley set off alone for West Africa to collect botanical specimens.

Unaccompanied except for native guides, she plunged boldly into forbidding jungle, often the first European--and almost always the first white woman--ever to arrive. LibriVox recording of Travels in West Africa, by Mary H. Kingsley. Read by Kehinde. Mary Henrietta Kingsley (13 October – 3 June ) was an British explorer and writer who greatly influenced European ideas about Africa and its people.

Buy Travels in West Africa - eBook at multinivel.top Mary Henrietta Kingsley traveled to Africa to complete the book her father had started. The subject was the culture of Africa and Kingsley stayed with local people while she learned to survive in the African jungles, studied cannibal tribes, discovered new species of fish, and climbed Mount /5(3).

Upon her sudden freedom from family obligations, a sheltered Victorian spinster traded her stifling middle-class existence for an incredible expedition in the Congo.

Mary Kingsley traversed uncharted regions of West Africa alone, on foot, collecting specimens of local fauna and trading with natives--a remarkable feat in any era, but particularly for a woman of the s.4/5(3).

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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Jun 27,  · Mary Henrietta Kingsley was an English ethnographic and scientific writer and explorer whose travels throughout West Africa and resulting work helped shape European perceptions of African cultures and British imperialism.

After a preliminary visit to the Canary Islands, Kingsley decided to travel to the west coast of Africa. The only non-African women who regularly embarked on (often dangerous 4/5(3).

Explore West Africa holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | West Africa has cachet and soul. Home to African landscapes of our imaginations and inhabited by an astonishing diversity of traditional peoples, this is Africa as it once was.

Jul 15,  · Travels in West Africa is a book as vivid and unforgettable as the extraordinary woman herself. “The charm of West Africa is a painful one: it gives you pleasure when you are out there, but when you are back here it gives you pain by calling you Come back, come back, this is your home.”—Mary Kingsley.

Jul 15,  · Travels in West Africa is a book as vivid and unforgettable as the extraordinary woman herself."The charm of West Africa is a painful one: it gives you pleasure when you are out there, but when you are back here it gives you pain by calling you/5(30).

Travels with Terry Immersed In West Africa book launch at City Hall, Hamilton. Nana Turkson of the African Community in Bermuda offered welcoming remarks encouraging Bermudians to embark upon any opportunity to travel to Africa and explore the rich culture.

This page contains details about the Nonfiction book Travels in West Africa by Mary Kingsley published in This book is the st greatest Nonfiction book of all time as determined by multinivel.top Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital multinivel.top projects include the Wayback Machine, multinivel.top and multinivel.top Mary Kingsley was certainly a brave, brave woman and a good Victorian writer.

The first part of her book about her various travels in West Africa, Fernando Po, Cameroon and Gabon makes excellent reading. She then discusses the cults and religions in West Africa and 4/5(32). Travels in West Africa by Mary H. Kingsley. At age 30, Mary Kingsley, left England for West Africa to collect botanical specimens for a book left unfinished by her father at his death.

This is the story of her travels. Toggle navigation. Gift Certificates. Jun 10,  · Travels in the districts of Bonny and Benin, Travels in West Africa. Congo Francais, Corisco and Cameroons. Mary H. Kingsley. 5 (2 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more.

You can also read the full text online using our ereader.5/5(2). West Africa - Travel: Books. 1 - 20 of results Travels in West Africa. by Mary Kingsley. Paperback $ See All Formats. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book.

theories put forward by earlier writers and examining them in the light of the research for this particular book, the author spent over days attending funeral. Travels in West Africa (Congo Francais, Corisco and Cameroons) by Mary H. Kingsley. To my brother, C. Kingsley this book is dedicated.

CONTENTS. PREFACE. PREFACE TO THE ABRIDGED EDITION OF TRAVELS IN WEST AFRICA. INTRODUCTION. CHAPTER I. LIVERPOOL TO SIERRA LEONE AND THE GOLD COAST. CHAPTER II. FERNANDO PO AND THE BUBIS. CHAPTER III. VOYAGE 4/5(1). Publisher: Folio Society SKU: Title: Travels in West Africa Item Condition: used item in a good condition.

Published On: Binding: Hardcover. Author: Mary H. Kingsley ISBN. Publisher: Folio Society SKU: Title: Travels in West Africa Item Condition: used item in a good condition. A book that has Seller Rating: % positive.

Summary: Originally published inthis is Mary Kingsley's account of her travels through Congo Français, Corisco and Cameroon. Chapters include Disease In West Africa, Trade And Labour In West Africa, Fetish, Ascent Of The Great Peak Of Cameroons, From.

Travels In West Africa | This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other.

May 01,  · Read "Travels in West Africa Abridged Edition - Congo Francais, Corisco and Cameroons" by Mary Kingsley available from Rakuten Kobo. Supported by a family inheritance that gave her £ a year, Mary Henrietta Kingsley traveled to Africa to complete the Brand: The Floating Press.

Sep 26,  · Mary Kingsley () was an English author and explorer known for her bestselling Travels in West Africa, one of two books she wrote about her time in the region. She made three trips to Africa throughout her lifetime, the final being to South Africa, where she contracted typhoid as a volunteer nurse and died during the Boer War.

show more/5(). West Africa Tours & Trips / Western Africa is a land infused with fascinating cultures and surreal landmarks. Ghana, Nigeria and Mali are only 3 of the 18 nations this region encompasses, however, there is plenty of experiences for you to enjoy and to explore/5(74).

Read “Travels in West Africa”, by Mary multinivel.topey online on Bookmate – Supported by a family inheritance that gave her GBP a year, Mary Henrietta Kingsley traveled to Africa to complete the book.

Mary Henrietta Kingsley was an English ethnographic and scientific writer and explorer whose travels throughout West Africa and resulting work helped shape European perceptions of African cultures and British imperialism. After a preliminary visit to the Canary. Travels in West Africa: Abridged Edition - Congo Francais, Corisco and Cameroons by Mary Kingsley.

Supported by a family inheritance that gave her £ a year, Mary Henrietta Kingsley traveled to Africa to complete the book her father had started. The Masked Rider: Cycling in West Africa (ISBN ) is a non-fiction book written by Rush drummer Neil Peart about a month-long bicycle tour he took through Cameroon in Author: Neil Peart.

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Kingsley and Anthony Brandt. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. May 25,  · Among the more curious omissions in Travels in West Africa is a discussion of European colonialism in West–Central Africa.

At the time of her travels, when European powers were close to formally annexing their West–Central African colonies, a situation characterized by experimentation of governance policies and multinivel.top: David Amponsah. A sheltered Victorian spinster trades her mundane middle-class existence in the s for an incredible expedition in the Congo.

Recounted with an infectious good humor, the journey draws her into the diverse customs and beliefs of the area, its natural history, and many issues of the day. 42 halftones. Travels in West Africa is a book as vivid and unforgettable as the extraordinary woman herself. “The charm of West Africa is a painful one: it gives you pleasure when you are out there, but when you are back here it gives you pain by calling you Come back, come back, this is your home.”—Mary Kingsley.

Her adventures were extraordinary and fascinating. Among other things she fought with crocodiles, fell into native spear traps and was caught in a tornado on the slopes of Mount Cameroon.

She traveled in West Africa wearing the same clothes she always wore in England: long, black, trailing skirts, tight waists, high collars and a small fur cap. At age 30 however, Kingsley defied convention and arranged a trip to West Africa to collect botanical samples for a book left unfinished by her father.

Such a daring adventure was unheard of for women at the time. Kingsley traveled through western and equatorial Africa and became the. Travels in West Africa - Ebook written by Mary Kingsley.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Travels in West Africa/5(3).Apr 17,  · Not even the author would claim this was a “great” book, but it earns its place by being overtly cheerful and for bringing a rare “good news” story out of an Africa that is too often.Travels with Terry Immersed In West Africa book launch at City Hall, Hamilton.

Nana Turkson of the African Community in Bermuda offered welcoming remarks encouraging Bermudians to embark upon any opportunity to travel to Africa and explore the rich culture.5/5.