8 edition of The Nile - History, Adventure, and Discovery (Exploration & Discovery) found in the catalog.
February 12, 2008
by White Star
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||352|
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Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gianni Guadalupi. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. Gianni Guadalupi: The Nile - History, Adventure, and Discovery. Such accomplished adventurers as David Livingstone and Henry Morton Stanley, Georg Schweinfurth and Giovanni Miani also attempted to solve the mystery, to Rating: % positive.
The Nile - History, Adventure, and Discovery (Exploration & Discovery) Write a review. this book is one of my favorite "coffee table" books. But it is more than that.
It is engagingly written and filled with information on the discovery of the Nile and more. I especially like all the historic maps reprinted in it.5/5. The Nile - History, Adventure, and Discovery by Gianni Guadalupi ISBN ISBN Hardback; Vercelli Italy: Rizzoli, ; ISBN The Nile - History, Adventure and Discovery.
Guadalupi, Gianni. History, representation in art, surrounding towns, along its route, magnetism for Europeans. With a total length of about 6, km (4, mi) between the region of Lake Victoria and the Mediterranean Sea, the Nile is the longest river on drainage basin of the Nile covers 3, square kilometers (1, sq mi), about 10% of the area of Africa.
Compared to other major rivers, though, the Nile carries little water (5% of the Congo's river, for example). "Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile" is an exhaustive account of John Hanning Speke's exploration of central Africa during the late 's.
His account of his actual visit to Lake Victoria-- the whole point of the journey's effort to prove that the Nile originates from the lake-- makes up only about 10 pages of the tome/5(5).
In just under two months New Zealanders Garth MacIntyre and Cam McLeay (who lives in Uganda) and Brit Neil McGrigor had travelled km up the world's largest river, and their expedition to find the source of the Nile was going as well as could be expected. But that all changed when they wrecked both a motorised craft and a support aircraft while battling heavy.
All your online shopping needs are at with Free 30 Day Returns. Two Kiwis - Garth MacIntyre and Uganda-based Cam McLeay - and Brit Neil McGrigor had travelled over km up the world's largest river, and their expedition to find the source of the Nile was going as well as could be expected.
But all that was about to change. A mishap on the water and another in /5(5). Between andfive explorers, all British, took on the seemingly impossible task of discovering the source of the White Nile.
Showing exceptional courage and extraordinary resilience, Richard Burton, John Hanning Speke, Samuel Baker, David Livingstone and Henry Morton Stanley risked their lives and their reputations in the name of this quest.
They. From time immemorial, the Nile has been an icon and an outstanding natural land feature worth mentioning in historical books including the Holy Bible. For geographers and historians, searching for the source of the Nile was one chief reason explorers and adventurers made discovery expeditions and safaris into Africa.
Classic Books of Adventure. Or: the books that started it all. From Don Quixote to Treasure Island, they invented many of the tropes that we still see in adventure novels today.
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Fast delivery with free 30 Day Returns across Australia. 2 books -- A Thousand Miles up the Nile + Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile (Dover Books on Travel, Adventure) by John Hanning Speke; James Grant + Amelia B. Edwards and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Speke returned triumphantly, convinced he had found the source of the Nile, but Burton dismissed his claims, beginning one of the most divisive and public disputes of the age.
The public at first strongly favored Speke, and he was sent on a second expedition, with another explorer, James Grant, and nearly African porters, guards, and headmen.
With Kenneth Haigh, James Mason, John Quentin, Barbara Leigh-Hunt. The Nile's source was the last great mystery for European explorers in the 19th century.
The story of its discovery is one of heroism in the service of faith, greed, and obsession. Great book on African adventure. If you like this book you will want to read the following 99 cent classics of African travels: 1. Alone Among the Zulus: The Narrative of a Journey Through the Zulu Country, South Africa () 2.
First Footsteps in East Africa or, An Exploration of Harar [Illustrated] () 3. Tropical Africa () s: 8. In offering this short connected history of my first two explorations in Africa, I must state that I have been urged to do so by friends desirous of knowing what led to the discovery of the source of the Nile.
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