Apr 18, 2011 · Book Description Sent on a diplomatic mission to convince the king of Dahomey present-day Benin to put a stop to the slave trade, British explorer Sir Richard Burton 1821-1890 recounts his experience in this two-volume work, published in 1864. Volume 1 covers his journey and introduction to the king. A Mission to Gelele, King of Dahome: With Notices of the So-Called Amazons the Grand Customs, the Human Sacrifices, the Present State of the Slave Trade and the Negro's Place in Nature; Volume 1 Richard Francis Sir. Oct 25, 2006 · A mission to Gelele, King of Dahome: with notices of the so-called "Amazons" the grand customs, the human sacrifices, the present state of the slave trade and the negro's place in nature.
Cambridge Library Collection A collection of out-of-copyright and rare books from the Cambridge University Library and other world-class institutions that have been digitally scanned, made available online, and reprinted in paperback. About Cambridge Library Collection - Medieval History Visit This series includes pioneering editions of medieval historical accounts by eye-witnesses and contemporaries, collections of source materials such as charters and letters and works that applied new historiographical methods to the interpretation of the European middle ages. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890. Mission to Gelele, King of Dahome. New York, Praeger  OCoLC601070885. A mission to Gelele, king of Dahome: with notices of the so called "Amazons," the grand customs, the yearly customs, the human sacrifices, the present state of the slave trade, and the Negro's place.
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Booktopia Bookshop search results for 'Sir Richard Francis Burton'. The items we may sell online for these products are books, paperback, hardback, audio cds or cassettes, large print, mp3 and whatever format is available for us to sell online. We are based in Sydney, Australia and ship all over the world. Buy your books and related items online with Booktopia and we will take care of you. Mar 24, 2018 · ‘ A Mission to Gelele, King of Dahome ’ 1864, 2 vols.; new edit. 1893, ‘ Wit and Wisdom from West Africa: a Collection of 2,859 Proverbs, being an Attempt to make the Africans delineate themselves’ 1865, and ‘ Gorilla Land, or the Cataracts of the Congo ’ 1875, 2 vols..
Nov 27, 2016 · Newman, James L. 2009, Paths without Glory: Richard Francis Burton in Africa, Potomac Books, Dulles, Virginia; ISBN 978-1-59797-287-1. Ondaatje, Christopher 1998. Journey to the Source of the Nile. Toronto: HarperCollins. ISBN 0002000199. Ondaatje, Christopher 1996. Sindh Revisited: A Journey in the Footsteps of Captain Sir Richard. Booktopia Bookshop search results for 'Richard Burton'. The items we may sell online for these products are books, paperback, hardback, audio cds or cassettes, large print, mp3 and whatever format is available for us to sell online. We are based in Sydney, Australia and ship all over the world. Buy your books and related items online with Booktopia and we will take care of you. First published in 1883, this travel memoir describes the journey into West Africa undertaken by explorers Richard Burton 1821-90 and Verney Lovett Cameron 1844-94 in 1881. The mission for the two men was to assess the mining potential of the west coast, first observed by Burton in a publication that had appeared twenty years earlier. Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton KCMG FRGS March 19, 1821 – October 20, 1890 was an English explorer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, ethnologist, linguist, poet, hypnotist, fencer and diplomat. He was known for his travels and explorations within Asia and Africa as well as his extraordinary knowledge of languages and cultures. According to one count, he spoke 29 European.
Full text of "A sketch of the career of Richard F. Burton, collected from Men of eminence;" from Sir Richard and Lady Burton's own works; from the press; from personal knowledge, and various other reliable sources" See other formats. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Grant, Ben, 1973– Postcolonialism, psychoanalysis and Burton: power play of empire / by Ben Grant. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-0-415-45086-7 1. Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821–1890. 2. Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821–1890—Crit-icism and. First published in 1883, this travel memoir chronicles the journey into West Africa undertaken by explorers Richard Burton 1821-90 and Verney Lovett Cameron 1844-94 in 1881. The mission for the two men was to assess the mining potential of the west coast, first observed by Burton in a publication that had appeared twenty years earlier. An introduction to some of the manuscript collections can be found in Faith and Fable; Islamic manuscripts from Cambridge University Library PDF The Library’s Middle Eastern manuscripts and books have been incorporated into the collections from the early years of the Library's foundation and throughout its later history. Earliest collections. Cambridge Library Collection - African Studies; English; By author William John Burchell. Share; US$55.99. Free delivery worldwide. Sir Richard Francis Burton. 02 Jun 2011. Paperback. US$31.98. Add to basket. A Mission to Gelele, King of Dahome. Richard Burton. 18 Apr 2011. Paperback. US$42.30. Add to basket. 22% off. Ismailia. Sir Samuel.
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