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Travel with the great explorers. Explore with Mary Kingsley
Travel with the great explorers. Explore with Mary Kingsley
Cooke, Tim, 1961-2018
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The important travels and writings of English explorer Mary Kingsley helped develop the British public's knowledge about the African continent. Her concern for indigenous people influenced a change in British practices in Africa. From her travels by boat to her studies of West African tribes and work as a nurse, this book describes her inspiring life using engaging fact boxes and historical information presented in tabloid-style.
Imprint:
New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, 2018
Collation:
32 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
Notes:
Includes webliography.Includes glossaryIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Meet the boss -- Where are we heading? -- Mary Kinglsey's travels -- Meet the crew -- Check out the ride -- Solve it with science -- Hanging at home -- Meeting and greeting -- I love nature -- Fortune hunting -- This isn't what it said in the brochure! -- End of the road.
ISBN:
97807787392659780778739203
Dewey class:
910.92910
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Beaumaris LibraryJunior People and PlacesJ 910 COOAvailable
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