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The Congo and the Cameroons Free download ´ 104 Ilisations walls of ice violent and implacable jungles deserts and mountains multitudes of birds and flowers new to science Reading these books is to see the world afresh to rediscover a time when many cultures were uite strange to each other where legends and stories were treated as facts and in which so much was still to be discovere. Lovely book with beautiful language and such picturesue descriptions I imagine Tolkien read this book and took her description of the Cameroon mountain for his land of Mirkwood

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The Congo and the Cameroons Free download ´ 104 Contemptuous of Europe's 'civilising mission' in Africa Mary Kingsley's 1862 1900 extraordinary journeys through tropical west Africa are a remarkable record both of a world which has vanished and of a writer and explorer of immense bravery wit and humanity Paddling through mangrove swamps fending off crocodiles climbing Mount Cameroon. Suuuper colonial Africa Mary Kingsley is hilarious and her observations about the nature around her are fascinating Only three stars because as can be expected from Victorian Colonial literature there s a lot of racism about the people hauling her supplies up a mountain As I said entirely expected but not something I want to read

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The Congo and the Cameroons Free download ´ 104 Kingsley is both admirable and funnyGreat Journeys allows readers to travel both around the planet and back through the centuries but also back into ideas and worlds frightening ruthless and cruel in different ways from our own Few reading experiences can begin to match that of engaging with writers who saw astounding things Great civ. This is an absolutely fabulous tale of adventure and travelI began it with a vague awareness that the author was related to Charles Kingsley he of the unreadable Water Babies and an expectation of perhaps a missionary journeyI was utterly wrongMiss Kingsley was his niece merely a spirited and very funny writer with a distaste for missionary work With a team of native porters etc she embarks on a truly daredevil voyage through crocodile infested mangrove swamps forests of gorillas and a successful ascent of Mt Cameroon despite endless rain and recalcitrant servantsDespite utterly grim conditions the author remains upbeat and entertaining writing of the spectacular views the mist shrouded forests and the dlorious flora concluding Why did I come to Africa Why who would not come to its twin brother hell itself for all the beauty and the charm of it


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    [The Congo and the Cameroons] Download ¶ Mary Henrietta Kingsley Read & Download ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Û Mary Henrietta Kingsley Mary Henrietta Kingsley Û 4 Free download Suuuper colonial Africa Mary Kingsley is hilarious and her observations about the nature around her are fascinat

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    Read & Download ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Û Mary Henrietta Kingsley [The Congo and the Cameroons] Download ¶ Mary Henrietta Kingsley Mary Henrietta Kingsley Û 4 Free download This is a great little excerpt book Kingsley is a fascinating woman well ahead of her time and she writes very entertainingly It is hard to believe the original book was published in 1897The book covers her travels through modern Gabon and her ascent of Mt CameroonThere is some wonderful writing with this book The rocks are covered

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    characters The Congo and the Cameroons Mary Henrietta Kingsley Û 4 Free download Read & Download ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Û Mary Henrietta Kingsley The Congo and the Cameroons contains excerpts from Mary Kingsley's memoir Travels in West Africa published in 1897 The first two sections cover some observations and anecdotes about West African flora and fauna while the

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    [The Congo and the Cameroons] Download ¶ Mary Henrietta Kingsley This is an absolutely fabulous tale of adventure and travelI began it with a vague awareness that the author was related to Charles Kingsley he of the unreadable 'Water Babies' and an expectation of perhaps a missionary journeyI was utterly wrongMiss Kingsley was his niece merely a spirited and very funny writer with a distaste for missionary work With a team of native porters etc she embarks on a truly daredevil voyage through crocodile

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    Read & Download ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Û Mary Henrietta Kingsley Mary Henrietta Kingsley Û 4 Free download characters The Congo and the Cameroons This book is the bain of my existence Soooo boring I don't reuire a lot of action in a book but I reuire some action and a plot not a hoytty toytty racist english women describing her trip to the Nigerian jungle I only read this the check off a promo on my popular list

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    [The Congo and the Cameroons] Download ¶ Mary Henrietta Kingsley as far as books by wild racists go this was alright as far as travelogues go

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    characters The Congo and the Cameroons Mary Henrietta Kingsley Û 4 Free download Read & Download ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Û Mary Henrietta Kingsley Mary’s a funny lady

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    [The Congo and the Cameroons] Download ¶ Mary Henrietta Kingsley Mary Henrietta Kingsley Û 4 Free download characters The Congo and the Cameroons Lovely book with beautiful language and such picturesue descriptions I imagine Tolkien read this book and took her description of the Cameroon mountain for his land of Mirkwood

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    characters The Congo and the Cameroons [The Congo and the Cameroons] Download ¶ Mary Henrietta Kingsley Kingsley is an author I had not previously heard of and the brief introduction to this volume was not particularly enlightening As for the text itself like others in the Great Journeys series it consists of short excerpts from books

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    [The Congo and the Cameroons] Download ¶ Mary Henrietta Kingsley 2010 bookcrossing reviewThese aren't the longest of reads This one was pretty interesting and a good read; very descriptive I really got an image of the African mountains and mangroves in my mind from this little bookThis one is from the late 1800s and from one of the few female adventurers in this collection It's kind of amazing that this young woman went off travelling into Africa on her own and coped with it all Impressive Ther

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