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Stanley, Henry M. (Henry Morton) 1841-1904

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In darkest Africa : or, The quest, rescue and retreat of Emin, governor of Equatoria by Henry M Stanley( Book )

140 editions published between 1890 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"By 1885 Stanley had become deeply interested in the schemes of Mr. (afterwards Sir) William Mackinnon, chairman of the British India Steam Navigation Company, forestablishing a British protectorate in East Equatorial Africa, and it wasbelieved that this object could be furthered at the same time that relief was afforded to Emin Pasha, governor of the the Equatorial Province of Egypt, who had been isolated by the Mahdist rising of 1881-1885..Instead of choosing the direct route Stanley decided to go by way of the Congo, as thereby he would be able to render services to the infant Congo State, then encountering great difficulties with the Zanzibar Arabs established on the UpperCongo" (EB). Stanley and Tippoo Tib, the chief of the Congo Arabs,entered into an agreement for the latter to assume governorship of the Stanley Falls station and supply carriers for the Emin relief expedition, and then travelled up the Congo to Bangala together. They parted ways at Stanley Falls and Stanley started his trip toward Albert Nyanza, leaving a rear-guard at Yambuya on the lower Aruwimi under the command of Major E.M. Barttelot. Stanley's journey to Albert Nyanza became a hazardous 160-day march through "nothing but miles and miles, endless miles of forest" that claimed the lives of over half of Stanley's men from starvation, disease, andhostility of the natives. Finally upon the arrival at Albert Nyanza, Stanley achieved communication with Emin but was troubled by the non-arrival ofhis rear-guard. He retraced his steps back to Yambuya to find that Tippoo Tib had broken faith, Barttelot had been murdered, and the camp was in disarray and only one European was left. Stanley again set out for Albert Nyanza, where Stanley, Emin Pasha, and the survivors of the rear-guard beganthe return journey to Zanzibar by way of Uganda, a trip during which he discovered the Mountains of the Moon (Ruwenzori), traced the course of the Semliki River, discovered Albert Edward Nyanza and the great southwestern gulfof Victorian Nyanza. Of Stanley's original 646 men, only 246 survived.This account of his adventures was wildly popular and published in six languages."--Abebooks website
The exploration diaries of H.M. Stanley, now first published from the original manuscripts by Henry M Stanley( Book )

32 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of the discovery of the River Congo. Edited by Richard Stanley, the author's grandson
Through the Dark continent : or, The sources of the Nile around the great lakes of equatorial Africa, and down the Livingstone river to the Atlantic ocean by Henry M Stanley( Book )

106 editions published between 1878 and 1990 in English and German and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perhaps best known as the intrepid adventurer who located the missing explorer David Livingstone in equatorial Africa in 1871, Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904) played a major role in assembling the fragmented discoveries and uncertain geographical knowledge of central Africa into a coherent picture. He was the first European to explore the Congo River; assisted at the founding of the Congo Free State, and helped pave the way for the opening up of modern Africa. In this classic account of one of his most important expeditions, the venerable Victorian recounts the incredibly difficult and perilous journey during which he explored the great lakes of Central Africa, confirming their size and position, searched for the sources of the Nile, and traced the unknown Congo River from the depths of the continent to the sea. Accompanied by three Englishmen and a crew of Africans, Stanley left Zanzibar in 1874. He traveled to Lake Victoria, which he circumnavigated in his boat, the Lady Alice. Almost immediately, illness, malnutrition and conflicts with native tribes began to decimate his followers. Nevertheless, the explorer pushed on, also circumnavigating Lake Tanganyika, which he determined to be unconnected with the Nile system. Finally in 1876, Stanley was ready to undertake "the grandest task of all"--Exploring the Livingstone (Congo) River. He sailed down the vast waterway to the lake he called Stanley Pool, then on to a series of 32 cataracts he named Livingstone Falls. Unable to go further by boat, Stanley continued overland, reaching the Atlantic Ocean on August 12, 1877. Mishaps, hostile tribes, and disease had killed his three white companions and half the Africans, but Stanley had attained his objective. His tremendous perseverance (his persistence led his men to nickname him Bula Matari -- "the rock breaker") was complemented by Stanley's abilities as a keen observer and accomplished prose stylist. These talents are fully evident in this exciting narrative. It offers not only the action and adventure of a life-and-death struggle to survive in the African wilderness, but detailed descriptions of native peoples, customs, and culture; the flora and fauna of central Africa; and a wealth of geographical, ecological, and other information. Supplemented with 149 black-and-white illustrations and a foldout map, this monumental narrative will be welcomed by anyone interested in the European exploration of central Africa during the nineteenth century, the exploits of one of the great explorers of all time, and a breathtaking story of human endurance and achievement in the face of immense odds
How I found Livingstone : travels, adventures and discoveries in Central Africa: including an account of four months' residence with Dr. Livingstone by Henry M Stanley( Book )

130 editions published between 1871 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Emin Pasha and the rebellion at the equator : a story of nine months' experiences in the last of the Soudan provinces by A. J. Mounteney Jephson( Book )

61 editions published between 1890 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This narrative discusses the fundamentalist Muslim uprisings which happened in central Africa in the late 1800's. The author was part of a rescue expedition to rescue Emin Pasha, who was a Belgian in Egyptian/Ottoman employ. The events take place following the fall of Khartoum and the death of Gordon
Stanley's despatches to the New York herald, 1871-1872, 1874-1877 by Henry M Stanley( Book )

9 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How I found Livingstone in Central Africa by Henry M Stanley( Book )

120 editions published between 1874 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the missionary David Livingstone, one of the nineteenth century's great explorers, was persumed lost or even dead in Central Africa, The New York Herald sponsored an expedition to search for him, assigning the noted adventurer and journalist Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904)to lead the undertaking
My Kalulu, prince, king, and slave : a story of Central Africa by Henry M Stanley( Book )

72 editions published between 1873 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reprint of the novel by Henry Stanley regarding an African prince pressed into slavery. Based on observations made during his historic search for Livingstone
My dark companions and their strange stories by Henry M Stanley( Book )

26 editions published between 1893 and 2012 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coomassie and Magdala: the story of two British campaigns in Africa by Henry M Stanley( Book )

30 editions published between 1874 and 2011 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprises accounts of Wolseley's occupation of Ashanti capital, Kumasi, Ghana, and terms with King Kofi Karikari, 1873-1874; and of Napier's occupation of Magdala, Ethiopia, to secure release of British captives from Negus Theodore II, 1867-1868
The Congo and the founding of its free state : a story of work and exploration by Henry M Stanley( Book )

73 editions published between 1885 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904) was a journalist and explorer renowned for his adventures in Africa. After emigrating to America in 1859, Stanley worked as a journalist for the New York Herald. In 1869 he was instructed to undertake an expedition to find the missionary David Livingstone, and the success of this mission brought him public recognition and financial success. These volumes, first published in 1885, provide an account of Stanley's exploration of the Congo river in the service of Leopold II of Belgium between 1879 and 1884. Deriving from Stanley's journal, the books describe the difficulties he faced as he founded permanent trading stations, and his negotiations with indigenous leaders, together with his plans for the commercial exploitation of Africa. Stanley's controversial methods to achieve this aim, which led to his modern reputation as a racist and imperialist, are also revealed. Volume 2 covers 1883-4
Slavery and the slave trade in Africa by Henry M Stanley( Book )

15 editions published between 1893 and 1970 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Emin's rescue as told in Stanley's letters by Henry M Stanley( Book )

14 editions published between 1889 and 1969 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Im dunkelsten Afrika, aufsuchung, rettung und rückzug Emin Pascha's, gouverneurs der Aequatorialprovinz by Henry M Stanley( Book )

60 editions published between 1890 and 2016 in German and English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My early travels and adventures in America and Asia by Henry M Stanley( Book )

19 editions published between 1885 and 2015 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904) was a journalist and explorer renowned for his adventures in Africa. After emigrating to America in 1859, Stanley worked as a journalist for the New York Herald. In 1869 he was instructed to undertake an expedition to find the missionary David Livingstone, and the success of this mission brought him public recognition and financial success. Published in 1895, these two volumes contain Stanley's early journalistic writing as special correspondent for the Herald and the Missouri Democrat. Stanley's reports in Volume 1 cover General Hancock's military expedition against the Cheyenne and the Sioux peoples in Kansas and Nebraska, and the subsequent peace conferences between General Sherman and the Plains Indians. He paints a vivid picture of life in 1867 in this area of the United States through in-depth descriptions of the customs and living conditions of the native Indians, geographical features and military confrontations
The autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley by Henry M Stanley( Book )

32 editions published between 1904 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Explorations in Africa by Lurton Dunham Ingersoll( Book )

4 editions published in 1872 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of Roger L'Estrange : sometime captain in the Florida army, of his excellency the Marquis Hernando de Soto ... by Dominick Daly( Book )

7 editions published in 1896 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Africa, its partition and its future by Henry M Stanley( Book )

6 editions published in 1898 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In darkest Africa or the quest, rescue, and retreat of Emin, governor of Equatoria : in 2 vol by Henry M Stanley( Book )

21 editions published between 1890 and 2004 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation This volume chronicles Stanley's reaching the Emin Pasha and finally persuading him to abandon Lake Albert in 1889
 
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How I found Livingstone in Central Africa
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Bula Matari 1841-1904

Henri Morton Stenli

Henricus Morton Stanley

Henry Morton Stanley britisch-amerikanischer Journalist, Afrikaforscher und Buchautor

Henry Morton Stanley Brits journalist

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Henry Morton Stanley giornalista e esploratore britannico

Henry Morton Stanley journaliste et explorateur britannique

Henry Morton Stanley newyddiadurwr a fforiwr yn Affrica

Henry Morton Stanley usona ĵurnalisto kaj esploristo

Henry Morton Stanley walesi születésű amerikai újságíró és Afrika-kutató

Henry Morton Stanley Welsh journalist and explorer

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Генри Мортон Стэнли

Генры Мортан Стэнлі

Генрі Мортон Стенлі

Роулендс Д. 1841-1904

Роулендс, Джон 1841-1904

Стенли Г. М. 1841-1904

Стенли, Генри Мортон, Сэр, 1841-1904

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Хенри Мортън Стенли

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הנרי מורטון סטנלי סופר בריטי

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هنري مورتون ستانلي

هنری مورتون استنلی ژورنالیست، نویسنده، کاشف، و سیاست‌مدار بریتانیایی

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스탠리, 헨리 1841-1904

스탠리, 헨리 모턴 1841-1904

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スタンレ, H. 1841-1904

スタンレー, H. M.

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亨利·莫顿·史丹利 英裔美国记者和探险家

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Through the Dark continent : or, The sources of the Nile around the great lakes of equatorial Africa, and down the Livingstone river to the Atlantic oceanHow I found Livingstone : travels, adventures and discoveries in Central Africa: including an account of four months' residence with Dr. LivingstoneHow I found Livingstone in Central AfricaCoomassie and Magdala: the story of two British campaigns in AfricaThe Congo and the founding of its free state : a story of work and explorationMy early travels and adventures in America and AsiaThe autobiography of Sir Henry Morton StanleyIn darkest Africa or the quest, rescue, and retreat of Emin, governor of Equatoria : in 2 vol