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How I Found Livingstone By Henry M. Stanley
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David Livingstone was a Scottish medical missionary and explorer of Africa who, after having gone missing, was famously "found" by "American" journalist Henry Stanley, giving rise... More > to the popular phrase, "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" Livingstone had reached cult levels of fame in Victorian England: he was a Protestant missionary "martyr", a working class "rags to riches" persona, a scientist and explorer obsessed with mysterious source of the Nile, and an anti-slavery, imperial reformer. So by time Stanley had gone to look for him, Livingstone had been missing for 6 years, and was presumed dead. Stanley, who was an adventurer himself, went on said mission in 1871 on behalf of the New York Herald. He traveled 700 miles in nearly eight months, suffered diseases and tribal warfare, until he found the ill Dr. Livingstone in the town of Ujiji (a same place Richard Burton and John Speke had reached, on the shore of Tanganyika in Tanzania).< Less
How I Found Livingstone By Sir Henry M. Stanley
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On October 16, 1869, the manager of the New York Herald directed Henry Stanley to find Livingstone. Dr. David Livingstone was searching for the source of the Nile, he had not been heard from and was... More > thought to be dead. The adventures of traveling, the triumph moment when the famous question "DR. LIVINGSTONE, I PRESUME?" was asked, and the resulting praise for Stanley makes for an epic tale.< Less
Cthulhu and How I Found Livingstone By Felbrigg Herriot, Henry Stanley
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In 1871 Henry M. Stanley entered the dark and mysterious interior of Africa in search of Dr. Livingstone. Financed by Gordon Bennett of the New York Herald, Stanley with no experience of Africa was... More > charged with finding and relieving Livingstone, whatever the cost. This brave young man, took the mission to his heart and commenced a journey that has since become a trek of living myth. In this book you'll find the entire text of Stanley's book detailing his adventure, interspersed with 70+ footnotes and additional pictures and diagrams not in the original text, making suggestions for how this epic journey might be turned into a Role Playing campaign for those who like a taste of horror in their games.< Less
Cthulhu and How I Found Livingstone By Felbrigg Herriot
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In 1871 Henry M. Stanley entered the dark and mysterious interior of Africa in search of Dr. Livingstone. Financed by Gordon Bennett of the New York Herald, Stanley with no experience of Africa was... More > charged with finding and relieving Livingstone, whatever the cost. This brave young man, took the mission to his heart and commenced a journey that has since become a trek of living myth. In this book you'll find the entire text of Stanley's book detailing his adventure, interspersed with 70+ footnotes and additional pictures and diagrams not in the original text, making suggestions for how this epic journey might be turned into a Role Playing campaign for those who like a taste of horror in their games.< Less
How I Found Livingstone: Travels, Adventures and Discoveries in Central Africa including four months residence with Dr. Livingstone By Henry Morton Stanley, Gary Dale Cearley (editor)
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Henry Morton Staley's own account of his long and difficult search for the Scotsman, Dr. David Livingstone. This is a story that tells of incredible hardships including disease, abandonment by... More > natives, African tribal warfare, overcoming impossible terrain, and other great obstacles. Not only is the story fascinating, but it is also extremely informative about the interior of Africa before it was known to the outside world.< Less