My Early Travels and Adventures in America and Asia 2 Volume Set - Cambridge Library Collection - Travel and Exploration in AsiaHenry Morton Stanley (author)
Multiple copy pack 784 Pages / Published: 22/09/2011
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Sir Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904) was a journalist and explorer renowned for his adventures in Africa. After emigrating to America in 1859, Stanley worked as a journalist for the New York Herald. In 1869 he was instructed to undertake an expedition to find the missionary David Livingstone, and the success of this mission brought him public recognition and financial success. Published in 1895, these two volumes contain Stanley's early journalistic writing as special correspondent for the Herald and the Missouri Democrat. Stanley's reports in Volume 1 cover General Hancock's military expedition against the Cheyenne and the Sioux peoples in Kansas and Nebraska in 1866-7. In Volume 2 Stanley recounts his travels on an enterprise to report on the inauguration of the Suez Canal, to write a guide to the Nile and to give an account of Sir Charles Warren's explorations underneath Jerusalem, before proceeding through Persia to India.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 784
Weight: 1000 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 46 mm
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