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The lake regions of Central Africa : a picture of exploration

Title
The lake regions of Central Africa : a picture of exploration / by Richard F. Burton.
Author
Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890
Publication
New York : Harper and Brothers, publishers, Franklin Square, 1860.
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Harper & Brothers, publisher.
Description
xvi, [5], 22-572 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : illustrations, map; 25 cm
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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Note
  • Includes index.
  • "Names of Khambi or stages made by the East African expedition, and heights of the several crucial stations. First region [-Fifth region.]"--pages xi-xiv.
Indexed In (note)
  • Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (2nd ed.),
Provenance (note)
  • inscribed: in pencil on title page "J.A. Harper." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
ch. 1. We quit Zanzibar Island in dignified style -- ch. 2. Zanzibar and the Mrima explained -- ch. 3. Transit of the valley of the Kingani and the Mgeta Rivers -- ch. 4. On the geography and ethnology of the first region -- ch. 5. Halt at Zungomero, and formation of the caravan -- ch. 6. We cross the East African Ghats -- ch. 7. The geography and ethnology of the second region -- ch. 8. We succeed in traversion Ugogo -- ch. 9. The geography and ethnography of Ugogo, the third region -- ch. 10. We enter Unyamwezi, the far-famed land of the moon -- ch. 11. We conclude the transit of Unyamwezi -- ch. 12. The geography and ethnology of Unyamwezi, the fourth region -- ch. 13. At length we sight the Lake Tanganyika, the "Sea of Ujiji" -- ch. 14. We explore the Tanganyika Lake -- ch. 15. The Tanganyika Lake and its periplus -- ch. 16. We return to Unyanyembe -- ch. 17. The down-march to the Coast -- ch. 18. Village life in East Africa -- ch. 19. The character and religion of the East Africans, their government, and slavery -- Conclusion -- appendix 1. Commerce, imports, and exports -- appendix 2. Official correspondence.
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Sc 916.78-B (Burton, R. Lake regions of Central Africa. 1860)
LCCN
14006387
OCLC
2413645B
Author
Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890, author.
Title
The lake regions of Central Africa : a picture of exploration / by Richard F. Burton.
Publisher
New York : Harper and Brothers, publishers, Franklin Square, 1860.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Indexed In:
Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (2nd ed.), 1852
Provenance
Copy in Sc 916.78-B (accession no. B593786) inscribed: in pencil on title page "J.A. Harper." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
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Harper & Brothers, publisher.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner.
Added Title
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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Sc 916.78-B (Burton, R. Lake regions of Central Africa. 1860)
Sc Rare 916.78-B (Burton, R. Lake regions of Central Africa)
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