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Mungo Park"s travels
|Series||Herbert Strang"s library|
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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxvi, illustrations ; 19 cm. Series Title: Everyman's library, no. Many have died there due to illness, accidents, or because they fell foul of the indigenous people. Perhaps one of the most famous explorers of West Africa is Mungo Park, a Scot who was the first Westerner known to have traveled the central portion of the Niger River. The account of his travels is still in print.
Scottish explorer and physician Mungo Park traced the course of the central Niger River in West Africa on two expeditions. The first, in the years , was followed by the second in and which ended in his death. His diaries of the expeditions are presented in this edition, edited by Ronald Miller, who provides an introduction. With a sketch map of western Africa. . Mungo Park, (born Sept. 10, , Fowlshiels, Selkirk, Scot.—died c. January , near Bussa on the Niger River [now in Nigeria]), Scottish explorer of the Niger.. Educated as a surgeon at the University of Edinburgh, Park was appointed a medical officer in on a vessel engaged in the East Indies trade. His subsequent studies of the plant and animal life of Sumatra won for him .
Mungo Park (11 September – ) was a Scottish explorer of the African continent. He was the first Westerner known to have travelled to the central portion of the Niger River. Mungo Park was born in Selkirkshire, Scotland, at Foulshiels on the Yarrow Water, near Selkirk, on a tenant farm which his father rented from the Duke of Buccleuch. MUNGO PARK Travels in the Interior of Africa is rip-roaring entertainment and a salutary story. Reaching into Europe’s colonial past and pulling it into the 21st century, director Martin Lyngbo has created a Hollywood epic on an empty stage to create a tragi-comedy of the Enlightenment. In and , Park led two action-packed expeditions [ ].
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Mungo Park has 39 books on Goodreads with ratings. Mungo Park’s most popular book is Travels into the Interior of Africa. Kate Ferguson Marsters' edition of Mungo Park's TRAVELS is an excellent example of the travel narrative - easily comparable with the Journals of Lewis & Clark or Francis Parkman's OREGON TRAIL.
The book is broken into three parts: Park's travel narrative, Marsters' Introduction & Major Rennell's Geographical Illustrations Of Mr. Park's Journey (which is rather dry and dated)/5(8). Mungo Park’s Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa has long been regarded as a classic of African travel literature.
In fulfilling his mission to find the Niger River and in documenting its potential as an inland waterway for trade, Park was significant in opening Africa to Mungo Parks travels book economic by: First published inTravels in the Interior of Africa is teh Scottish explorer Mungo Park's account of his journey through Senegal and Mali to the central portion of the Niger River, the first time a Westerner is known to have reached such central regions.
Mungo Park's fascinating "Travels in the Interior District of Africa" tells the story of his meanderings around West Africa. His goal was to find the Niger River, which he does with enormous difficulty/5.
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9 rows Life and Travels of Mungo Park by Mungo Park. Download; Bibrec. Mungo Park's account of his travles in Africa with an illustration to frontispiece and a vignette title page and further illustrations throughout.
With a preface by Park and his Life to front. Mungo Park ( - ) was a Scottish explorer of the African continent. He was credited as being the first Westerner to encounter the Niger River.
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National Emergency The travels of Mungo Park by Park, Mungo, Publication date  Topics Africa -- Description and travel, Niger River Publisher London: J. Dent & co.; New York, E. Dutton & : The Journal of a Mission to the Interior of Africa By Mungo Park This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.
Brand: John Beaufoy Publishing. Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa. with an Account of a Subsequent Mission to That Country in Park, Mungo Published by Franklin Classics Trade Press (). • Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa by Mungo Park is available in Wordsworth Editions (£).
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Buy Life and Travels of Mungo Park in Central Africa by Park, Mungo (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(9). Mungo Park was born innear Selkirk in Scotland, the seventh child of a well-to-do farmer.
He was apprenticed to a local surgeon and undertook medical studies in Edinburgh. With a medical diploma and a desire for fame and fortune, Park set off for London, and through his brother-in-law, William Dickson, a Covent Garden seedsman, he got Author: Alistair Boddy-Evans. Mungo Park's Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa has long been regarded as a classic of African travel literature.
In fulfilling his mission to find the Niger River and in documenting its potential as an inland waterway for trade, Park was significant in opening Africa to European economic interests. His modest, low-key heroism made it possible for the British public to.
Travels in the Interior of Africa. Mungo Park. Hayes, - Africa - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Mungo Park (Park, Mungo, ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article.
Park, Mungo, The Journal of a Mission to the Interior of Africa, in the YearTogether With Other Documents, Official And Private, Relating To The Same Mission, to Which Is Prefixed an Account of the .Mungo Park was never seen again.
Almost eight months after Park's final correspondence reached the UK, The Times revealed that "a letter, it is said, has been received from the River Gambia, stating, that Mr Mungo Parke [sic], the traveller, and his retinue (two or three excepted) have been murdered by the natives of the interior of that country".
Mungo Park. Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa. London: First edition. More Information: Mungo Park. Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa. Performed under the Direction and Patronage of the African Association, in the Year, With an Appendix, Containing Geographical Illustrations of Africa by Major Rennell.