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The White Nile.

Alan Moorehead

The White Nile.

by Alan Moorehead

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Published by Hamilton in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nile River Valley
    • Subjects:
    • Nile River Valley -- History.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT117 .M6 1971b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination368 p;
      Number of Pages368
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5743357M
      ISBN 100241020352
      LC Control Number70871480
      OCLC/WorldCa1019312

      Get this from a library! The White Nile. [Alan Moorehead] -- The story of the men who explored, pillaged, evangelized and eventually awakened the vast unknown spaces of Central Africa, from the slaving days of the 's to the final conquest of the Nile in. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

      They buy a white BMW motorcycle and paint the words "The White Nile” on the tank, to honour the route they will follow. In limpid, elegant prose John Hopkins describes deadly salt flats where tourists vanish without a trace, mysterious Saharan oases, and the funerals of .   This book and its companion book The White Nile are both some of the more enjoyable and interesting history books available. They will not disappoint anyone looking for an interesting story of equatorial exploration, in the days when the interior of African was still the "great unknown " 5/5(5).

      London: Hamish Hamilton, Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. mm Tall, 8vo. The White Nile is an enthralling reconstruction of half a century of British achievement, which makes us proud of our Victorian ancestors. With thirty-four illustrations. . Alan McCrae Moorehead, AO, OBE (22 July – 29 September ) was a war correspondent and author of popular histories, most notably two books on the nineteenth-century exploration of the Nile, The White Nile () and The Blue Nile (). Australian-born, he Children: Caroline Moorehead.


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The White Nile covered the river raft expedition by National Geographic down the White Nile. From the beginning, the book brought you into the group of explorers as though you were there.

The main person from National Geographic happened to be a lady. She organized the trip and what a trip it was/5(9). Relive all the thrills and adventure of Alan Moorehead's classic bestseller The White Nile -- the daring exploration of the Nile River in the second half of the nineteenth century, which was at.

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Based on contemporary records, as well as Alan Moorehead's solid sense of history and subtler character insights, this is an exciting record of the fifty years of African exploration and the attempt to reach the sources of the Nile.

Across these pages we meet a mixed group of reckless to resolute figures &#; soldiers, sportsmen, scholars and reformers who through whatever motivation made.

The White Nile Diaries is a tale of two young men searching for adventure and meaning in their lives. Ultimately, they do not find it, but by following the paths and opportunities that present themselves on the way, it finds them.

The book starts at the end of their travels in South America.4/5. The White Nile is simply the better book, if only because the White Nile itself is the better story.

The White Nile focuses on the exploration of the Nile and the search for it's source, telling a number of other stories along the way but all Excellent book - Alan Moorehead is to Nilotic Africa what Peter Hopkirk is to Central Asia, except that Moorehead did it decades earlier/5.

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Capturing in breathtaking prose the larger-than-life personalities of such notable figures as Stanley, Livingstone, Burton and many others. Book Overview Relive all the thrills and adventure of Alan Moorehead's classic bestseller The White Nile -- the daring exploration of the Nile River in the second half of the nineteenth century, which was at that time the most mysterious and impenetrable region on by: The story of the Nile, from the Mountains of the Moon to the Mediterranean.

The tale starts with Richard Burton and John Hanning Speke setting out to find the sources of the Nile. It continues with Baker of the Nile and his wife struggling with malaria, and of the famous greeting between Stanley and Livingstone. The book examines the results of Price Range: $ - $ THE WHITE NILE by Alan Moorehead and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The White Nile by Alan Moorehead - AbeBooks.

The White Nile led me to the Blue Nile book and a plan for some follow-up reading on the explorer, Richard Francis Burton. The main point is the shocking realization that that source of one of the world most historic rivers was not common knowledge until fairly recent times.

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Alan Moorehead, Russell Braddon. The White Nile. [Alan Moorehead] -- Among heroic annals, the discovery of the sources of the Nile and the exploration of Darkest Africa stand out dramatically.

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Get this from a library! The White Nile. [Alan Moorehead] -- The story of the men who explored, pillaged, evangelized and eventually awakened the vast unknown spaces of Central Africa, from the slaving days of the 's to the final conquest of the Nile in.Get this from a library!

The White Nile. [Alan Moorehead] -- A historical account of the series of explorations into darkest Africa which resulted in the discovery of the source of the Nile River and opened this highway from Central Africa to the Mediterranean.Afterhe turned to writing books, including Eclipse, Gallipoli (for which he won the Duff Cooper Prize), The White Nile, The Blue Nile, and finally, A Late Education.

He was awarded an Alan Moorehead was lionised as the literary man of action: the most celebrated war correspondent of World War II; author of award winning books; star /5.