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What led to the discovery of the source of the Nile.

John Hanning Speke

What led to the discovery of the source of the Nile.

by John Hanning Speke

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Published by Frank Cass in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint of 1st ed., published Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1864.

SeriesCass library ofAfrican studies. Travels and narratives -- 18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15167751M
ISBN 100714618543

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Page - And it came to pass, when Moses had made an end of writing the words of this law in a book, until they were finished, that Moses commanded the Levites, which bare the ark of the covenant of the Lord, saying, Take this book of the law, and put it in the side of the ark of the covenant of the Lord your God, that it may be there for a witness against thee. The National Library of Scotland and Bernard Quaritch Limited today announced the Library’s acquisition of one of only twelve family copies of John Hanning Speke’s What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile, which includes an additional eight-page supplement, describing Speke’s announcement of his discovery of the source of the Nile to the Royal Geographical Society, as well as.

Download What Led To The Discovery Of The Source Of The Nile free in PDF & EPUB format. Download John Honing Speke's What Led To The Discovery Of The Source Of The Nile for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile. In December he published his book, The Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile. Unfortunately for him, it had been badly edited and appeared both inaccurate and disagreeably boastful. In he published What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile about the earlier expedition, which also did his reputation no good.


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What led to the discovery of the source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke Download PDF EPUB FB2

What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile is Speke’s account, based on his journals, of these two expeditions. Originally serialized in Blackwood’s Magazine, the book is in two parts, each comprised of five chapters, “Journal of Adventures in Somali Land” and “Journal of a Cruise on the Tanganyika Lake.” Speke’s journal.

Download What Led To The Discovery of the Source Of The Nile book pdf free download link or read online here in PDF. Read online What Led To The Discovery of the Source Of The Nile book pdf free download link book now. All books are in clear. "Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile" is an exhaustive account of John Hanning Speke's exploration of central Africa during the late 's.

His account of his actual visit to Lake Victoria-- the whole point of the journey's effort to prove that the Nile originates from the lake-- makes up only about 10 pages of the tome/5. The manner in which I traced the Nile down from the Victoria N'yanza to Egypt is explained in my 'Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile.'It was in the yearat the expiration of the Punjaub campaign, under Lord Gough, where I had been actively engaged as a subaltern officer in the (so-called) fighting brigade of General Sir /5(3).

stars. The book is really in two parts, the first half consisting of the author's attempts to explore the hinterlands of Somalia as part of an expedition headed by Richard Burton that ended disastrously and the second half the author's explorations again with Burton from Zanzibar on the coast inland to Lake Tanganyika and from there to Lake Victoria (of which the author laid to claim to /5.

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Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Ebookslib. What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile John Hanning Speke, officer in the British Indian Army () This ebook presents «What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile», from John Hanning Speke.

A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected. TABLE OF CONTENTS ABOUT THIS BOOK Brand: The Perfect Library. Sir R. Murchison, addressing the Royal Geographical Society that year, speaks of Speke's discovery of the source of the Nile as solving the "problem of all ages." Only two books were published by Speke--the "Journal" ofwhich follows, and its sequel--"What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile," which appeared in the year of his.

In the years and Speke published, respectively, JOURNAL OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE SOURCE OF THE NILE and this book, WHAT LED TO THE DISCOVERY OF THE SOURCE OF THE NILE.

Despite the confusing titles, the "Journal" actually covers his second expedition, with James Grant, while "What Led To" narrates his first journey in the company of : John Hanning Speke. Etymology and names. The standard English names "White Nile" and "Blue Nile", to refer to the river's source, derive from Arabic names formerly applied only to the Sudanese stretches which meet at Khartoum.

In the ancient Egyptian language, the Nile is called Ḥ'pī (Hapy) or Iteru, meaning "river".In Coptic, the word ⲫⲓⲁⲣⲱ, pronounced piaro or phiaro (), means "the river" (lit.

p ⁃ location: Burundi. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Speke, John Hanning, What led to the discovery of the source of the Nile. London, Cass, Book Description In the s John Hanning Speke made two expeditions to Africa, the first to Somalia inspiring the second to East Africa.

This book presents his memoirs of both ventures, and his identification of Lake Victoria as the source of the White Nile, a claim verified only after his death/5(3). What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile.

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John Hanning Speke This book is available for free download in a number of formats. What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile Contents: Journal of adventures in Somali land -- Journal of a cruise on the Tanganyika Lake. Language: English: LoC Class: DT: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Africa: Subject: Nile River Subject: Horn of Africa -- Description and travel Subject: Tanganyika, Lake Category: Text: EBook Cited by: Author John Hanning Speke.

Title What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile. ISBN Publisher Pinnacle Rating: % positive. What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile. First edition of Speke's account of his momentous discovery of Lakes Victoria and Tanganyika, undoubtedly less common that his Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile, especially so in collector's condition; this copy in a variant binding with smaller lettering on the spine and "Capt.

Speke" with the letter "t" in superscript. This e-book text has been shared by Project Gutenberg Resources. What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile (no rating) 0 customer reviews.

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Publication date Usage Public Domain Mark Topics bub_upload Publisher W. Blackwood Collection europeanlibraries Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Oxford University Language. Strange to say I never owned a copy of Speke’s Journal of the Discovery of the Source of Nile, published inor its sequel What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile ().

The first edition of Speke published by Constable in was followed by the Victorian Book Club edition in   The eight-page supplement to Speke’s book, What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile, was referred to by the explorer as “the Tail” – possibly because, like a scorpion’s.