These clearly written and exhaustively researched accounts of the lives and impact of some of the world's greatest explorers address a variety of questions and issues surrounding these adventurers. Enriched with primary source documents to make history come alive for today's students and lavishly illustrated with paintings, prints, and artifacts form the explorer's own times, each volume is written to capture the drama of their great journeys of exploration. Maps and time lines enhance the learning eperience, and "Did You know?" fat boxes high-light fascinating and fun information that students will enjoy reading.
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INTO THE UNKNOWN
AGAINST ALL ODDS
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19th century Abbey African continent arrived Barotseland Batoka believed Boers Britain British chief Christianity coast colony commerce Congo convert cultures David Livingstone death dhow eternal optimist European explore the Zambezi falling water Glasgow greeted heart of Africa Henry Morton Stanley instrument ivory Kalahari Desert Kuruman Lake Ngami Lake Nyasa Lake Tanganyika lion live Livingstone described Livingstone faced Livingstone found Livingstone spent Livingstone wrote Livingstone's expeditions Livingstone's journeys London Missionary Society Mabotsa Maclear Makololo malaria Malawi Manganja Mary Mebalwe mission Moffat Muslim natural wonder navigate never Oswell's paddle steamer painting by Thomas porters Portuguese Queen Victoria region rheumatic fever Royal Geographical Society safari Scotland Sechele Sekelutu selling Sir Roderick Murchison slave trade slavery southern Africa Stanley and Livingstone Stanley's survived Susi Thomas Baines traveled Ujiji Unyanyembe Victoria Falls village wife William Cotton Oswell witnessed in Africa Zambezi River Zambia Zanzibar