The Lake Regions of Central Africa: Volume 2

The Lake Regions of Central Africa: Volume 2❰EPUB❯ ✺ The Lake Regions of Central Africa: Volume 2 Author Richard Francis Burton – Bluevapours.co.uk An engrossing record of explorations of central Africa s lake regions Acute observations on village life, native character, religion and government An engrossing record of Regions of ePUB ¹ explorations of central Africa s lake regions Acute observations on village life, native character, religion and government.

Captain Sir Richard Francis Regions of ePUB ¹ Burton KCMG FRGS was a British geographer, explorer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, cartographer, ethnologist, spy, linguist, poet, fencer and diplomat He was known for his travels and explorations within Asia, Africa and the Americas as well as his extraordinary knowledge of languages and cultures According to one count, he spoke European, Asian, and African languagesBurton s best known achievements include travelling in disguise to Mecca, an unexpurgated translation of One Thousand and One Nights also commonly called The Arabian Nights The Lake ePUB ✓ in English after Andrew Lang s adaptation , bringing the Kama Sutra to publication in English, and journeying with John Hanning Speke as the first Europeans led by Africa s greatest explorer guide, Sidi Mubarak Bombay, utilizing route information by Indian and Omani merchants who traded in the region, to visit the Great Lakes of Africa in search of the source of the Nile Burton extensively criticized colonial policies to the detriment of his career in his works and letters He was a prolific and erudite Lake Regions of ePUB ☆ author and wrote numerous books and scholarly articles about subjects including human behaviour, travel, falconry, fencing, sexual practices, and ethnography A unique feature of his books is the copious footnotes and appendices containing remarkable observations and unexpurgated informationHe was a captain in the army of the East India Company serving in India and later, briefly, in the Crimean War Following this he was engaged by the Royal Geographical Society to explore the east coast of Africa and led an expedition guided by the locals and was the first European to see Lake Tanganyika In later life he served as British consul in Fernando Po, Santos, Damascus and, finally, Trieste He was a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and was awarded a knighthood KCMG in .

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  • Paperback
  • 493 pages
  • The Lake Regions of Central Africa: Volume 2
  • Richard Francis Burton
  • 25 August 2019
  • 1402197993

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