Travels in West Africa by Mary Kingsley

This book is a captivating travelogue by a Victorian-era Englishwoman who explores the uncharted territories of West Africa. The author, a pioneering female explorer, recounts her journeys through remote regions, encountering diverse cultures, dangerous wildlife, and challenging climates. Her observations, insights, and experiences provide a unique perspective on the colonial attitudes of her era, as well as the rich cultural tapestry and natural beauty of West Africa. The book serves as both an adventure story and a historical document, offering a woman's perspective on exploration and colonialism.

The 8183rd greatest book of all time


Published
1897
Nationality
British
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
134,000
Original Language
English

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