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    • Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa

    • By: Mungo Park, Kate Ferguson Marsters
    • Narrated by: Steven Brand
    • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 20
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    Mungo Park’s Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa has long been regarded as a classic of African travel literature. In fulfilling his mission to find the Niger River and in documenting its potential as an inland waterway for trade, Park was significant in opening Africa to European economic interests. His modest, low-key heroism made it possible for the British public to imagine themselves as a welcomed force in Africa. As a tale of adventure and survival, it has inspired the imaginations of audiences since its first publication in 1799 and writers from Wordsworth and Melville to Conrad.

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    • A Stranger Alone in a Strange Land

    • By Susie on 09-30-13

    Regular price: $24.25