Imperial Footprints: Henry Morton Stanley's African Journeys
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James L. “Dr. To fill this void, James L. Newman’s in-depth research, detailed descriptions, and vivid prose make Stanley and Africa both a fascinating read and a notable contribution to the study of Africa, exploration, and the age of empire.. Newman re-creates Stanley’s seven epic African journeys, explaining why he made them, what transpired en route, and what resulted. Yet, one hundred years after Henry Morton Stanley’s death, his accomplishments in Africa have largely receded from public memory or have
"blend of history, biography, and travelogue makes for an exciting blend of researched fact and drama" -- LIBRARY BOOKWATCH"most complete and rigorous biography of this controversial person" -- THE SPANISH GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY"Ripping Gives us a hard-eyed look at Stanley." -- WASHINGTON TIMES…fascinating, this book is for everyday fans of adventure tales and serious students of African history, sociology and world politics -- Russ Tarby, Eagle Newspapers, Syracuse, N.Y.
Intrepid said More than you would ever want to know.. Got bogged down in the mound of excruciating details.. Who knew? John S. Mays "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" Yeah, yeah, yeah. We've all heard that quote. Some of us even know who said it. However, if that's all you know about Henry Morgan Stanley, you are in for a treat when you read Imperial Footprints. In his time, Stanley was compared with Christopher Columbus, and Newman makes it clear why. This is a well-written and very readable story. Newman has done an excellent job of capturing the adventure of Stanley's seven(!) Afri. Midwest Book Review said An exciting blend of researched fact and drama. A hundred years after Henry Morton Stanley's death, his own African explorations have receded from public memory in favor of critical reviews of European colonialist expansion in Africa. James L. Newman returns Stanley's importance to the world with Imperial Footprints: Henry Morton Stanley's African Journeys, a re-creation of his seven African journeys which explains why and how he made them, and their lasting impact on the modern world. The blend o
He lives in Syracuse, New York. Gregory Knight, and The Ecological Basis for Subsistence Change Among the Sandawe of Tanzania. James L Newman, PH.D., is a professor of geography at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School. . He has consulted for the National Geographic Society Atlas, the Encyc