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Mungo Park"s travels

Mungo Park"s travels

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Published by Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton in London .
Written in English

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  • Park, Mungo.

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    Statementintroduction by Herbert Strang.
    ContributionsStrang, Herbert.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20851044M


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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 European 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. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook HATECAST Homeschool Inspired Jorgearturo R Dj AleX Rio London House Ozymandias of Egypt by SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe.

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. This handy sized but totally elegant offering masterfully describes the notorious author Mungo Park's 'Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa, Performed in the Yearsand.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. 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 (£).

To order a copy for £, go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only. 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 by: Travels: Park, Mungo: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart.

Books. Go Search Hello Author: Mungo Park. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Travels in the Interior of Africa — Volume 02 by Mungo Park - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. 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.

Originally published in"Travels in the Interior of Africa" is 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 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.

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 yearswas 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. Januarynear 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 andPark led two action-packed expeditions [ ]. Life and Travels of Mungo Park in Central Africa by Mungo Park. Free audio book that you can download in mp3, iPod and iTunes format for your portable audio player. Audio previews, convenient categories and excellent search functionality make your best source for free audio books.

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PARK, Mungo (). Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa, London: W. Bulmer and Co., With Rennell's Appendix. 4° ( x mm). (Some offsetting, light spotting.) Engraved portrait frontispiece of Park, 4 folding. A very well written first-person account of Mungo Park's visit to Africa in the late s.

This book should be required reading for all high school graduates, since reading it would clear up many false notions connected with African/American slavery/5(40). Mungo Park was a Scottish explorer who attempted to explore the true course of the Niger River.

He is believed to have been the first Westerner to travel to the central portion of the Niger River. Famous for his adventures on the hazardous explorations he undertook, he lost his life in his attempt to find the source of the Niger River.

Travels into the Interior of Africa Afterword by: Anthony Sattin ISBN: Format: pp demi pb Place: West Africa Author Biography. Mungo Park was born in in Foulshiels on the Yarrow in Selkirk, Scotland, the son of a farmer. 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. Ina young Scottish surgeon, Mungo Park (), was hired by the African Association, a British organization that sponsored African exploration, to locate and, if possible, map a large river thought to flow in the African interior, now known to be the Niger River.

Park found the Niger and. Mungo Park (–) Mungo Park was born on 10th September at Fowlshiels on the Yarrow near Selkirk, where his parents farmed on the estate of the Duke of Buccleuch.

He was the seventh child in a family of thirteen and, like his brothers and sisters, was initially educated at home by his en: Archibald Park, Mungo Park, Elizabeth Meredith, Thomas Park.

4 The biobibliographical information on Mungo Park presented here is based on the introduction of Bernard Waites to the edition of Mungo Park's book.

5 With respect to this, see Holanda, 6 The term tropical disease appears to have been first used by Benjamin Mosely, in A treatise on tropical diseases: on military operations and on."Life and Travels of Mungo Park" by Mungo Park. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre.

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