The Lake Regions of Central Africa: a picture of exploration
by Richard F. Burton
Publisher: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts 1860
Number of pages: 958
Burton's detailed chronological account of nearly three years of difficult travel between Zanzibar and Lake Tanganyika, circa the late 1850's. An engrossing record of explorations of central Africa's lake regions. Acute observations on village life, native character, religion and government.
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