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Livingstone and his African journeys

Elspeth Joscelin Grant Huxley

Livingstone and his African journeys

by Elspeth Joscelin Grant Huxley

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Livingstone, David, 1813-1873

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 218.

    Statement[by] Elspeth Huxley; introd. by Sir Vivian Fuchs.
    SeriesThe Great explorers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT731.L8 H88
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5102132M
    ISBN 100297765736
    LC Control Number74174226

    Livingstone returned to Britain as a national hero, lecturing and publishing his best-selling book, Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa. A subsequent mission in took him across eastern and central Africa, ever in pursuit of finding new commercial routes. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an appealing tabloid style that guides readers through major journeys, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include why Europeans were eager to explore Africa, how Livingstone lost touch with the outside world, Stanley's mission to find Livingstone, contact with local African.

    When American reporter Henry Morton Stanley met Scottish missionary-explorer Dr. David Livingstone in , his greeting was to take on mythological proportions. Drawing on films, children's books, games, songs, cartoons, and TV shows, this book reveals the many ways our culture has remembered Stanley's phrase, while tracking the birth of an Anglo-American . - Explore sugarmckinnon's board "David Livingstone", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about David livingstone, Livingston, Victoria falls pins.

    The true story of David Livingstone and his astonishing journeys. What would you do if a lion chased you? Would you fight it? That's what David Livingstone did. He did many brave things. He didn't think twice about travelled to Africa to tell the people there about Jesus, even though it was a dangerous trip. To do all this David had to be brave - but he was brave because he .   Livingstone College SALISBURY — As part of his American book tour, author Kojo Yankah of Ghana visited Livingstone College last week and lectured in DaTarvia Parrish’s African American history.


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Any Book by Elspeth Huxley about Africa is worth Reading. And this Biography of Livingstone is a Gem. It shows Livingstone as Missionary and Explorer. Towards the end of his African Career Livingstone was more Celebrity Explorer than Missionary.

He had gained Celebrity Status in England long before he became "Lost" to be "Found" By Stanley 5/5(5). Livingstone and His African Journeys book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

David Livingstone's journey in Central Africa put mor /5(5). Condition: Very Good. Huxley, Elspeth. Livingstone and his African Journeys. NY: Saturday Review Press, pp. Indexed. Illustrated. 8vo. Hardcover.

Book condition: Very good with gently bumped edges. Dust Jacket Condition: Very good with gently bumped corners and tiny stain on front flap. Seller Inventory # UHUXLIV00LAW. Livingstone and his African journeys. London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson [] (OCoLC) Named Person: David Livingstone; David Livingstone: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Elspeth Huxley.

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You Searched For: ISBN: Edit Your Search. Results (1 - 30) of 1; 2. Any Book by Elspeth Huxley about Africa is worth Reading. And this Biography of Livingstone is a Gem.

It shows Livingstone as Missionary and Explorer. Towards the end of his African Career Livingstone was more Celebrity Explorer than Missionary.

He had gained Celebrity Status in England long before he became "Lost" to be "Found" By Stanley. Early life. Livingstone grew up in a distinctively Scottish family environment of personal piety, poverty, hard work, zeal for education, and a sense of mission.

His father’s family was from the island of Ulva, off the west coast of mother, a Lowlander, was descended from a family of Covenanters, a group of militant were poor, and Livingstone was. David Livingstone has books on Goodreads with ratings.

David Livingstone’s most popular book is Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa. David Livingstone - David Livingstone - The Zambezi expedition: This time Livingstone was away from Britain from Mato J He went out originally as British consul at Quelimane: This expedition was infinitely better organized than Livingstone’s previous solitary journeys.

It had a paddle steamer, impressive stores, 10 Africans, and 6 Europeans (including his. David Livingstone was a Scottish missionary, abolitionist and physician known for his explorations of Africa, having crossed the continent during the midth century. In the Mabelreign branch of the Queen Victoria Memorial Library was a children’s book called David Livingstone: Livingstone’s journeys.

Livingstone, but it has confined his African. “Livingstone is the only missionary who still has monuments to his name in almost every African country he traversed,” Petina Gappah said. “That says something extraordinary, I think, about. Elspeth Joscelin Huxley CBE (née Grant; 23 July – 10 January ) was an author, journalist, broadcaster, magistrate, environmentalist, farmer, and government adviser.

She wrote over 40 books, including her best-known lyrical books, The Flame Trees of Thika and The Mottled Lizard, based on her youth in a coffee farm in British husband, Gervas Huxley, was. The casual reader, who may not be familiar with the historical period, should note that a few things that Livingstone wrote, which might be seen as racist by today's standards, was not considered so in his own time.

Livingstone simply uses the terms and the science of his day—these were no doubt flawed, as is also seen elsewhere, in his. Told in the voices of two of Livingstone’s African companions, the book recounts the real-life journey of 69 of his workers as they transported his. David Livingstone () was a Scottish missionary and medical doctor who explored much of the interior of Africa.

In a remarkable journey inhe became the first European to cross the African continent. Starting on the Zambezi River, he traveled north and west across Angola to reach the Atlantic at Luanda. On his return journey he followed the. In the history books, Mary Livingstone is a shadow in the blaze of her husband's sun, a whisper in the thunderclap of his reputation.

Yet she played an important role in Livingstone's success and her own feats as an early traveller in uncharted Africa are unique. his class, and on the epitaph on the tombstone of his parents he expressed his thanks to God for poor and pious parents,“ refusing ” to change the “ and” to “but.” Indeed, one look into the beautiful eyes of his mother told of a soul that was strong in her trust in God and lovingly devoted to the care of her family.

Five sons and two. Ina twenty-eight-year-old Scottish missionary, David Livingstone, began the first of his exploratory treks into the African veldt. During the course of his lifetime, he covered o miles uncovering what lay beyond rivers and mountain ranges where no other white man had ever been.

Livingstone was the first European to make a trans. In Livingstone once more visited England. While there he wrote his next book, The Zambezi and Its Tributaries, and tried to arouse sentiment against the Portuguese slave trade. Livingstone had no thought of remaining in England, and in the autumn ofsailed once more for the continent where so much of his life had been spent.

Huxley, Elspeth. Livingstone and his African Journeys. New York: Saturday Review Press, The information that I found from this book was very descriptive.

It gave a detailed look into all of David Livingstone’s journeys. Ibazebo, Isimene. Exploration into Africa. New York: New Discovery,   But on his second African journey, a few years after finding Livingstone, Stanley thrust his way through the midsection of Africa from east to west, and later from west to east.

His journeys.