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The Resource Stanley : the impossible life of Africa's greatest explorer, Tim Jeal

Stanley : the impossible life of Africa's greatest explorer, Tim Jeal

Label
Stanley : the impossible life of Africa's greatest explorer
Title
Stanley
Title remainder
the impossible life of Africa's greatest explorer
Statement of responsibility
Tim Jeal
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
  • 916.704/2/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DT351.S9
LC item number
J43 2007b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Stanley : the impossible life of Africa's greatest explorer, Tim Jeal
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First published in the U.K. by Faber and Faber Ltd. -- T.p. verso
  • Maps : The search for Livingstone, 1871-1872 ; The great Trans-Africa journey, 1874-1877; and Emin Pasha relief expedition, 1887-1889
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 478-487) and index
Contents
Dreams of love and freedom -- In the name of the father -- A terrible freedom -- An accident-prone apprenticeship -- War correspondent -- How are we to be married? -- The long-imagined quest -- 'I cannot die!' -- Canonizing Dr Livingstone -- 'Fame is useless to me' -- A destiny resumed -- Love and the longest journey -- The island of death -- 'The great struggle with this mystery' -- 'I hate evil and love good' -- A colony for a king -- A banquet in Paris -- After the slave raids -- Who stole the Congo? -- A pawn in great power politics -- 'A king of innocence' -- Why rescue Emin Pasha? -- A fateful decision -- The enigma of Emin Pasha -- 'Evil hangs over this forest...' -- Keeping Emin Pasha's secret -- The shape of things to come... -- Dorothy's other love -- Was the Emin Pasha expedition piratical? -- Africa or a child -- An end to 'noble objects' -- Stanley, Leopold and the atrocities -- 'Before it is too late.'
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, [7] p., 570 p., [16 p.] of plates
Isbn
9780300126259
Lccn
2007923548
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly b & w), portraits, maps
System control number
ocn154689070
Label
Stanley : the impossible life of Africa's greatest explorer, Tim Jeal
Publication
Note
  • First published in the U.K. by Faber and Faber Ltd. -- T.p. verso
  • Maps : The search for Livingstone, 1871-1872 ; The great Trans-Africa journey, 1874-1877; and Emin Pasha relief expedition, 1887-1889
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 478-487) and index
Contents
Dreams of love and freedom -- In the name of the father -- A terrible freedom -- An accident-prone apprenticeship -- War correspondent -- How are we to be married? -- The long-imagined quest -- 'I cannot die!' -- Canonizing Dr Livingstone -- 'Fame is useless to me' -- A destiny resumed -- Love and the longest journey -- The island of death -- 'The great struggle with this mystery' -- 'I hate evil and love good' -- A colony for a king -- A banquet in Paris -- After the slave raids -- Who stole the Congo? -- A pawn in great power politics -- 'A king of innocence' -- Why rescue Emin Pasha? -- A fateful decision -- The enigma of Emin Pasha -- 'Evil hangs over this forest...' -- Keeping Emin Pasha's secret -- The shape of things to come... -- Dorothy's other love -- Was the Emin Pasha expedition piratical? -- Africa or a child -- An end to 'noble objects' -- Stanley, Leopold and the atrocities -- 'Before it is too late.'
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, [7] p., 570 p., [16 p.] of plates
Isbn
9780300126259
Lccn
2007923548
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly b & w), portraits, maps
System control number
ocn154689070

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