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The Resource To the heart of the Nile : Lady Florence Baker and the exploration of central Africa, Pat Shipman

To the heart of the Nile : Lady Florence Baker and the exploration of central Africa, Pat Shipman

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To the heart of the Nile : Lady Florence Baker and the exploration of central Africa
Title
To the heart of the Nile
Title remainder
Lady Florence Baker and the exploration of central Africa
Statement of responsibility
Pat Shipman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait drawn from historical documents discusses the nineteenth-century adventurer's rescue from slavery, her education under and marriage to English adventurer Sam Baker, and her life in the uncharted interior of Africa
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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176146
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 916.76/1041/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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Lady Florence Baker and the exploration of central Africa
Label
To the heart of the Nile : Lady Florence Baker and the exploration of central Africa, Pat Shipman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [405]-412) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I am not a slave -- Shots, knives, yells, corpses, and fire -- Like a hawk after a mouse -- A girl from the harem -- So absurd an errand -- Heart of a lion -- Sitt, I be your boy -- A perfect hell -- Are the men willing to march? -- A gorilla in London -- Tock-tock-tock -- The water cabbages are moving -- My legs are but useless things -- Life so uncertain here -- A courageous lady -- Supreme and absolute power -- My lady and I shall proceed alone -- Not a gentleman in the whole of Africa -- The legendary reputation for Amazonian qualities -- That disgraceful outrage -- You promised you would never return without me -- How can I live? -- March 11, 1916
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 428 pages
Isbn
9780060505554
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003054137
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
BRO-copy20040812-145
System control number
ocm54358616
Label
To the heart of the Nile : Lady Florence Baker and the exploration of central Africa, Pat Shipman
Publication
Copyright
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [405]-412) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I am not a slave -- Shots, knives, yells, corpses, and fire -- Like a hawk after a mouse -- A girl from the harem -- So absurd an errand -- Heart of a lion -- Sitt, I be your boy -- A perfect hell -- Are the men willing to march? -- A gorilla in London -- Tock-tock-tock -- The water cabbages are moving -- My legs are but useless things -- Life so uncertain here -- A courageous lady -- Supreme and absolute power -- My lady and I shall proceed alone -- Not a gentleman in the whole of Africa -- The legendary reputation for Amazonian qualities -- That disgraceful outrage -- You promised you would never return without me -- How can I live? -- March 11, 1916
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 428 pages
Isbn
9780060505554
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003054137
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
BRO-copy20040812-145
System control number
ocm54358616

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