In the mid-nineteenth century, the source of the Nile River was found through the efforts of British explorers Richard Burton, James Augustus Grant, and Samuel White Baker, who, through their tenacity, revealed the great river's secret. This handsome volume chronicles the expeditions, exotic lands, initial failures, and hard-won successes through a vivid text accompanied by hundreds of fascinating graphics.The Discovery of the Nile recounts the complex history of the gradual exploration of the course of the river and its ...

The Nile: History, Adventure and Discovery 2008, White Star Publishers

ISBN-13: 9788854403390

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