Scinde, Or, the Unhappy Valley

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Captain Sir Richard Francis the Unhappy PDF ´ 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 Scinde, Or, PDF/EPUB ² called The Arabian Nights 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 Or, the Unhappy PDF/EPUB ë and letters He was a prolific and erudite 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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  • Unknown Binding
  • 2 pages
  • Scinde, Or, the Unhappy Valley
  • Richard Francis Burton
  • English
  • 16 March 2019
  • 8120612930

10 thoughts on “Scinde, Or, the Unhappy Valley

  1. Tariq Mahmood says:

    Has to be a most despairing and therefore pretty believable book on the province of Sind before the partition Safe to say that the modern Sind under Pakistan has done preety well for itself.

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