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The Resource Explorers of the nile : the triumph and the tragedy of a great Victorian adventure, Tim Jeal

Explorers of the nile : the triumph and the tragedy of a great Victorian adventure, Tim Jeal

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Explorers of the nile : the triumph and the tragedy of a great Victorian adventure
Title
Explorers of the nile
Title remainder
the triumph and the tragedy of a great Victorian adventure
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Tim Jeal
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Language
eng
Summary
Between 1856 and 1876, five 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 journeyed through East and Central Africa into unmapped territory, discovered the great lakes Tanganyika and Victoria, navigated the upper Nile and the Congo, and suffered the ravages of flesh-eating ulcers, malaria and deep spear wounds. Using new research, Tim Jeal tells the story of these great expeditions, while also examining the tragic consequences which the Nile search has had on Uganda and Sudan to this day
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AU-TuBDP
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Adult
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
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Explorers of the nile : the triumph and the tragedy of a great Victorian adventure, Tim Jeal
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https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=FFP_115618&b2bSite=1545
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Publication
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Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9780571277773-FFP732150-000
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unknown
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1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
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Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9780571277773
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Explorers of the nile : the triumph and the tragedy of a great Victorian adventure, Tim Jeal
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=FFP_115618&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9780571277773-FFP732150-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9780571277773
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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