Stanley: The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer

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"A magnificent new life . . . [and] a superb adventure story. . . . There have been many biographies of Stanley, but Jeal's is the most felicitous, the best informed, the most complete and readable and exhaustive, profiting from his access to an immense new trove of Stanley material." -- Paul Theroux, front page, New York Times Book Review Henry Morton Stanley, so the tale goes, was a cruel imperialist who connived with King Leopold II of Belgium in horrific crimes against the people of the Congo. He also ...

Stanley: The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer 2008, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300142235

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Stanley: The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer 2007, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300126259

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