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❄ The Congo and the Cameroons kindle Epub ❦ Author Mary Henrietta Kingsley – Tyrakel.de 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 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.

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.

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The Congo and the Cameroons PDF/EPUB » The Congo ↠ PDF tyrakel.de Kingsley was born in Islington London on 13 October 1862 the daughter and oldest child of doctor traveler and writer George Kingsley and Mary BaileyKingsley wrote two books about her experiences Travels in West Africa 1897 which was an immediate best seller and West African Studies 1899 both of which granted her vast respect and prestige within the scholarly community Some newspapers

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  1. Renee Renee says:

    The Congo and the Cameroons PDF/EPUB » The Congo ↠ PDF tyrakel.de congo epub, cameroons pdf, The Congo pdf, and the mobile, Congo and the download, The Congo and the Cameroons KindleSuuuper colonial Africa Mary Kingsley is hilarious and her observations about the nature around her are fascinating Only three stars because as can be expec


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    The Congo and the Cameroons PDF/EPUB » The Congo ↠ PDF tyrakel.de congo epub, cameroons pdf, The Congo pdf, and the mobile, Congo and the download, The Congo and the Cameroons KindleThis 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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    The Congo and the Cameroons PDF/EPUB » The Congo ↠ PDF tyrakel.de congo epub, cameroons pdf, The Congo pdf, and the mobile, Congo and the download, The Congo and the Cameroons Kindle 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 last two thirds of the book follow Mary's climbing of Mount CameroonMary like her fellow solo traveler Isabella Bird was a tough cookie She was only about 33 years old when s


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    The Congo and the Cameroons PDF/EPUB » The Congo ↠ PDF tyrakel.de congo epub, cameroons pdf, The Congo pdf, and the mobile, Congo and the download, The Congo and the Cameroons KindleThis 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


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    The Congo and the Cameroons PDF/EPUB » The Congo ↠ PDF tyrakel.de congo epub, cameroons pdf, The Congo pdf, and the mobile, Congo and the download, The Congo and the Cameroons KindleThis 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 rea


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    The Congo and the Cameroons PDF/EPUB » The Congo ↠ PDF tyrakel.de congo epub, cameroons pdf, The Congo pdf, and the mobile, Congo and the download, The Congo and the Cameroons Kindleas far as books by wild racists go this was alright as far as travelogues go


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    The Congo and the Cameroons PDF/EPUB » The Congo ↠ PDF tyrakel.de congo epub, cameroons pdf, The Congo pdf, and the mobile, Congo and the download, The Congo and the Cameroons KindleMary’s a funny lady


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    The Congo and the Cameroons PDF/EPUB » The Congo ↠ PDF tyrakel.de congo epub, cameroons pdf, The Congo pdf, and the mobile, Congo and the download, The Congo and the Cameroons KindleLovely 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


  9. Stuart Hill Stuart Hill says:

    The Congo and the Cameroons PDF/EPUB » The Congo ↠ PDF tyrakel.de congo epub, cameroons pdf, The Congo pdf, and the mobile, Congo and the download, The Congo and the Cameroons KindleKingsley 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 by the authorKingsley's archaic and ponderous prose style takes some getting used to for a modern reader but the book does benefit from her witty descriptions and amusing anecdotes concerning her travels in Africa Her gift for light comedy comes across clearly though it is interesting for a modern audience how she characterises Africans as childlike buffoons Apparently she travelled to Africa as an anthrop


  10. Ape Ape says:

    The Congo and the Cameroons PDF/EPUB » The Congo ↠ PDF tyrakel.de congo epub, cameroons pdf, The Congo pdf, and the mobile, Congo and the download, The Congo and the Cameroons Kindle2010 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 There's a couple of short chapters in here one about the mangroves along the west coast around the euator and one about seeing elephants and gorillas But the bulk of this book is about her hiking expedition up Mount Mungo in the Cameroons The weather is tough scorching sun or thrashing rain There's one brief description which evokes how much she suffered from the sun saying that her face is a pain and like a mask and everytime she moves it cracks and starts bleeding A case of very bad sunburnThe very brief biography at


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