The River Congo: the discovery, exploration and exploitation of the world's most dramatic river

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Harper & Row, 1977 - Nature - 404 pages
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A chronicle of the primitive splendor, historical atrocities, explorations, and modern-day struggles associated with the African river

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Review: The River Congo: The Discovery, Exploration & Exploitation of the World's Most Dramatic River

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To paraphrase the Brecht poem, "Who discovered the Congo? Was it ever really lost?". That's the problem that I have with this book - and indeed many books on discovery and on Africa in particular ... Read full review

Review: The River Congo: The Discovery, Exploration & Exploitation of the World's Most Dramatic River

User Review  - Kevin Tole - Goodreads

To paraphrase the Brecht poem, "Who discovered the Congo? Was it ever really lost?". That's the problem that I have with this book - and indeed many books on discovery and on Africa in particular ... Read full review

Contents

The River That Swallows All Rivers
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The Quest for Prester John
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A Hero in Barbary
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