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The Resource A labyrinth of kingdoms : 10,000 miles through Islamic Africa, Steve Kemper

A labyrinth of kingdoms : 10,000 miles through Islamic Africa, Steve Kemper

Label
A labyrinth of kingdoms : 10,000 miles through Islamic Africa
Title
A labyrinth of kingdoms
Title remainder
10,000 miles through Islamic Africa
Statement of responsibility
Steve Kemper
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A true story that rivals the travels of Burton or Stanley for excitement, and surpasses them in scientific achievements
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kemper, Steve
Dewey number
916.70423
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT351.B277
LC item number
K46 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Barth, Heinrich
  • Explorers
  • Explorers
  • Explorers
  • Africa, Central
  • Africa, North
  • Africa, Central
  • Africa, North
  • Africa, North
  • Africa, Central
Label
A labyrinth of kingdoms : 10,000 miles through Islamic Africa, Steve Kemper
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Preparations -- Invitation to Africa -- At the edge of the desert -- First steps -- Stalled in Murzuk -- The palace of demons -- To Aïr -- Plundered -- Days and nights in Tintellust -- Desert port -- Separate ways -- "The celebrated emporium of Negroland" -- An ending -- The kingdom of Bornu -- A mystery solved -- "The horde of the Welad Sliman" -- Razzia -- Captive in Bagirmi -- Letters from home -- Resurrection and death -- Westward -- The prospect of the Niger -- "Obstructed by nature and infested by man" -- Golden city -- In Timbuktu -- Stuck -- Released, more or less -- Rumors and consequences -- Getting out -- Problems at home -- Last journeys
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 415 p.
Isbn
9780393079661
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012002562
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (FIPpSEB)NO079661
  • (FIPpSEB)NO079661
  • (OCoLC)755705006
Label
A labyrinth of kingdoms : 10,000 miles through Islamic Africa, Steve Kemper
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Preparations -- Invitation to Africa -- At the edge of the desert -- First steps -- Stalled in Murzuk -- The palace of demons -- To Aïr -- Plundered -- Days and nights in Tintellust -- Desert port -- Separate ways -- "The celebrated emporium of Negroland" -- An ending -- The kingdom of Bornu -- A mystery solved -- "The horde of the Welad Sliman" -- Razzia -- Captive in Bagirmi -- Letters from home -- Resurrection and death -- Westward -- The prospect of the Niger -- "Obstructed by nature and infested by man" -- Golden city -- In Timbuktu -- Stuck -- Released, more or less -- Rumors and consequences -- Getting out -- Problems at home -- Last journeys
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 415 p.
Isbn
9780393079661
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012002562
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (FIPpSEB)NO079661
  • (FIPpSEB)NO079661
  • (OCoLC)755705006

Library Locations

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