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Journal of the discovery of the source of the Nile

by John Hanning Speke

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Published by W. Blackwood and sons in Edinburgh, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nile River.,
  • Africa, East
    • Subjects:
    • Nile River.,
    • Africa, East -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John Hanning Speke. With map and portraits, and numerous illustrations, chiefly from drawings by Captain Grant.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT117 .S74
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxi, 658 p.
      Number of Pages658
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6953491M
      LC Control Number05009426
      OCLC/WorldCa2082606

      Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile. Blackwood and Sons. CS1 maint: ref=harv ; Much of Speke's Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile is a description of the physical features of Africa's races, in whose condition he found "a strikingly existing proof of the Holy Scriptures."Born: 4 May , Buckland Brewer, Devon, England. Journal of the discovery of the source of the Nile. New York, Harper, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: John Hanning Speke.

      Journal of the discovery of the source of the Nile. New York, Greenwood Press [] (OCoLC) Online version: Speke, John Hanning, Journal of the discovery of the source of the Nile. New York, Greenwood Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Hanning Speke. Full text of "Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile" See other formats.

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, HIGHLY IMPORTANT AFRICANA BOUND IN PLEASING FULL STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO OF THE TIME. THE SCARCE LANDMARK WORK OF AFRICAN EXPLORATION FROM THE FIRST EXPLORER TO DISCOVER ONE OF THE MAJOR SOURCES OF THE NILE. Speke had apparently, at the . Home / Shop / Uncategorized / Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile.


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Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke (Author)/5(3). "Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile" is an exhaustive account of John Hanning Speke's exploration of central Africa during the late 's.

His account of his actual visit to Lake Victoria-- the whole point of the journey's effort to prove that the Nile originates from the lake-- makes up only about 10 pages of the tome/5. Journal of Discovery of the Source of the Nile Hardcover – January 1, by John Hanning Speke (Author)/5(3).

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web; Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke. Publication date Publisher W. Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke.

Publication date Publisher Harper Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Addeddate What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile is Speke’s account, based on his journals, of these two expeditions.

Originally serialized in Blackwood’s Magazine, the book is in two parts, each comprised of five chapters, “Journal of Adventures in Somali Land” and “Journal of a Cruise on the Tanganyika Lake.” Speke’s journal of August 3, recounts his first sight of.

In December he published his book, The Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile. Unfortunately for him, it had been badly edited and appeared both inaccurate and disagreeably boastful.

In he published What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile about the earlier expedition, which also did his reputation no good. Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile () - Kindle edition by Speke, John Hanning.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile ()/5(3). Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile Item Preview remove-circle Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke.

Publication date Book from the collections of Oxford University Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive.

Internet Archive BookReader Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile. Speke's Journal is the classic travelogue by the British Army officer John Hanning Speke, that describes the daily trials and tribulations of his safari in search of the source of Africa's Nile : John Hanning Speke.

Maitland (Alexander) Speke and the Discovery of the Nile, page 'The Journal appeared before the public on 16th December The title, considered in certain quarters as presumptuous, was, at best, an improvement on the unwieldy, if more comprehensive, original, Speke's Discovery of the Source of the Nile and Life in Africa with Captain Grant.

A personal record of a journey up the Nile and through the Soudan to the confines of Central Africa, embracing a discussion on the sources of the Nile, and an examination of the slave trade Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke. Speke telegraphed early inthat the Nile source was traced.

Returning to England that year he met with an ovation, and addressed a special meeting of the Geographical Society, and the same year,published his "Journal of the Discovery of the Nile.". In the years and Speke published, respectively, JOURNAL OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE SOURCE OF THE NILE and this book, WHAT LED TO THE DISCOVERY OF THE SOURCE OF THE NILE.

Despite the confusing titles, the "Journal" actually covers his second expedition, with James Grant, while "What Led To" narrates his first journey in the company of Author: John Hanning Speke. This is an exploration journal by Speke, the man who tried to discover the sources of the Nile in lake Victoria.

The book is really detailed and I found it a great source of inspiration. flag 1 like Like see review/5. Sir R.

Murchison, addressing the Royal Geographical Society that year, speaks of Speke's discovery of the source of the Nile as solving the "problem of all ages." Only two books were published by Speke--the "Journal" ofwhich follows, and its sequel--"What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile," which appeared in the year of his.

Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(35). Journal of the discovery of the source of the Nile.

London, Dent; New York, Dutton, (OCoLC) Online version: Speke, John Hanning, Journal of the discovery of the source of the Nile. London, Dent; New York, Dutton, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Hanning Speke. Journal of the discovery of the source of the Nile.Published by arrangement with Dent in English - [New ed.] / with a new foreward to this edition by W.

A. Chislett. Journal of the discovery of the source of the Nile.Published inthis account of Speke's challenging journey through East Africa to trace the Nile from Lake Victoria contains important historical evidence about the indigenous tribes of .