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Title:The Last Expedition: Stanley's Fatal Journey through the Congo
Price:AUD$16.95 (about USD$12.90)
Item ID:P002-3749
Publisher:Portrait Books, London, 2005
Condition:Very Good
Portrait Books, 2005, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good, First

Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 355 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This book is currently IN STOCK and would be shipped directly from our Australian address.. A noble rescue mission descends into a nightmare of cruelty, starvation and cannibalism - bringing to a close the European exploration of Africa. Henry Morton Stanley - the man who found Dr Livingstone - undertook the greatest African expedition of the nineteenth century. Stanley's secret agenda was territorial expansion; and what is revealed so vividly in the accounts of those who accompanied him is the dark underside of both the man and the colonial impulse. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0749950862. ISBN/EAN: 9780749950866. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3749.
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