The Last Blank Spaces: exploring Africa and Australia
The challenge of opening Africa and Australia to British imperial influence fell to a coterie of proto-professional explorers who sought knowledge, adventure, and fame but often experienced confusion, fear, and failure. The Last Blank Spaces follows the arc of these explorations, from idea to practice, intention to outcome, myth to reality.
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Review: The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and AustraliaUser Review - Sharron - Goodreads
I had such high hopes for this title. The exploration of Australia and of Africa in the same book, what could be better! Regrettably, however, it reads like a Ph.D thesis when what I had in mind was a ... Read full review
Review: The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and AustraliaUser Review - Goodreads
Very good. Note to author - Australia has crocodiles, not alligators.