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Proceedings of the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa

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Written in English

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  • Africa,discovery,geography,guide,book,countries description,travel,stories,proceedings,Association,Cairo,Tripoli,Mesurata,Fezzan,Libya,manners,Niger,
  • Science / Geography

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages371
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    Open LibraryOL11821252M
    ISBN 101421230658
    ISBN 109781421230658


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Publication date Publisher Printed by C. Macrae CollectionPages: The founding of the African Association in was arguably the starting point of the European race to explore Africa.

The organisation lay behind many of the most famous expeditions to Africa at the end of the eighteenth century, including those of Mungo Park, Friedrich Hornemann and John Lewis Burckhardt.

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London, Dawsons, (OCoLC) Online version: Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa. Author: Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa. Publisher: London: Printed by C. Macrae, Printer to the Association,   Mungo Park--a Scottish surgeon and explorer--was sent out by the 'Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior of Africa' to discover the course of the River Niger.

Having achieved a degree of fame from his first trip, carried out alone and on foot, he returned to Africa with a party of 40 Europeans, all of whom lost their lives in Author: Alistair Boddy-Evans.

Association for promoting the discovery of the interior parts of Africa, London. and Hallett, Robin. and Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain).

Records of the African Association, / edited with an introduction by Robin Hallett for the Royal Geographical Society London ; New York Proceedings of the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa. London: T. Cadell, [Rare Books Division] The Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa was born over a dinner meeting of the Saturday's Club at St.

Alban's Tavern in London on 9 June Resolved. The Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa (commonly known as the African Association), founded in London on 9 Junewas a British club dedicated to the exploration of West Africa, with the mission of discovering the origin and course of the Niger River and the location.

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Free shipping for. When Mungo Park returned in from his celebrated journey in Africa, Edwards drew up from Park's narrative an account of his travels.

Edwards was secretary of the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa, which published this piece in their Proceedings. When Park wrote his own account of his journeys he availed Preceded by: Thomas Wallace, 1st Baron Wallace.

Mungo Park (11 September – ) was a Scottish explorer of West Africa. After an exploration of the upper Niger River aroundhe wrote a popular and influential travel book titled Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa in which he theorized the Niger and Congo merged to become the same river.

He was killed during a second expedition, having successfully Alma mater: University of Edinburgh. BRUCE, James (). - Proceedings of the Association for promoting the discovery of the interior parts of Africa. London: printed by C.

Macrae, 4° ( x mm). Half-title. Folding engraved map. Extensive manuscript marginal annotations in ink by James Bruce to pp Despite being re-bound in the nineteenth century resulting in the loss of the provenance information inside the book, it is probable that this is the copy of the Proceedings of the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa owned by George known as the African Association, the group was founded inthrough the.

teenth-century example is "A Map Shewing the Progress of Discovery & Improvement in the Geography of North Africa" by James Rennell (Fig. Rennell was the geographical consultant to the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa, also known as the African Association.

InJean-Nicolas Buache was appointed geographer to the court of Louis XVI, in France and attempted unsuccessfully to launch a geographical society to co-ordinate French epxloration. Shortly after, a group of London scientists and businessmen, launched the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa in 10 African Association, Proceedings of the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa (London, I; Facsimile Reprint of i8io edition), I, 11 We inspected several repositories of maps in creating Figure 3.

This includes maps of Africa at the University of Minnesota in the James Ford Bell Library and the John R.

Proceedings of the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa; with an int Records of the African Association, / edited with an introduction by Robin Hallett for the Roy The penetration of Africa: European enterprise and exploration principally in Northern and Western Afri.

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'Proceedings of the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa,' vol. i.,8vo (the first report is his). Background. On 24 SeptemberHenry Sylvester Williams had been instrumental in founding the African Association (not to be confused with the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa), in response to the European partition of Africa that followed the Congress of formation of the association marked an early stage in the.

Proceedings of the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa Reissue of; with continuations and additional papers, 2 vols London Proceedings of the Geological Society of London London continued as Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society London File Size: 49KB.

When Mungo Park returned in from his celebrated journey in Africa, Edwards, who was secretary of the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa, drew up from Park’s narrative an account of his travels, which was published by the association in their Proceedings; and when Park wrote an account of his journeys.

A group that included Joseph Banks, a member of Captain Cook's expedition to the Pacific, formed the "Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa" (later known simply as the Africa Association) in Their main activity was to provide funding for expeditions to Africa and public lectures to present the results.

[“The Construction of the Map of Africa,” Proceedings of the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa (), pp. ] There were great rivers, of course—the Niger, Nile, Zambezi, Congo—but they would all prove to have cataracts and waterfalls and other impediments to navigation.

Africa's legendary City of Gold, not visited by Europeans since the Middle Ages, held the promise of wealth and fame for the first explorer to make it there. Inthe French Geographical Society offered a cash prize to the first expedition from any 4/4(54).

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. John Lewis Burckhardt (Burckhardt, John Lewis, ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article. Burckhardt, John Lewis, Travels in Arabia, ed.

by William Ousely (Gutenberg text) Burckhardt, John Lewis, Travels in Syria and the Holy Land (Gutenberg text) Help with reading. In July Burckhardt came to England, with a letter of introduction from the Göttingen naturalist, Blumenbach, to Sir Joseph Banks, at that time one of the chief supporters of the ‘Association for promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa.’ He soon volunteered to carry on the work of exploration, and his offer was accepted.

When Mungo Park returned in from his celebrated journey in Africa, Edwards, who was secretary of the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa, drew up from Park's narrative an account of his travels, which was published by the association in their Proceedings; and when Park wrote an account of his journeys he.

Travels in the interior of southern Africa. London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, f DTB8 v. 1 c. f DTB8 v. 2 c. Burckhardt, John Lewis, Travels in Nubia; by the late John Lewis Burckhardt. Published by the Association for promoting the discovery of the interior parts of.Edwards, Bryan, Bryan Edwards Bryan Edwards British politician and planter VIAF ID: (Personal) Permalink: mungo definition: noun pl.

-gos the waste of milled wool used to make a cheap clothOrigin of mungofrom Yorkshire dialect, dialectal from uncertain or unknown; perhaps.