A Labyrinth of Kingdoms

A Labyrinth of Kingdoms

10,000 Miles Through Islamic Africa

Book - 2012
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Describes the 1849 journey by Heinrich Barth into the unexplored Islamic regions of North and Central Africa, detailing the discoveries he made as he traveled 10,000 miles over five years, lost most of his companions, and finally arrived at Timbuktu.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2012
Edition: 1st ed
Description: xi, 415 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9780393079661
039307966X
Branch Call Number: 916.70423 Bar

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Jul 15, 2012

A thoughtful, well-written look at a little known Central Africa explorer and his amazing adventures.

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