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Title The Art of Travel, or Shifts and Contrivances available in Wild Countries
Author(s) Galton, Francis
Section Section V: Race, Class, Imperialism and Colonialism, 1607-2007
Date 1856
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication London
Publisher John Murray
Library British Library
Reference 10027-b-21
Region Africa
Places South Africa
Topics travel, travel writing, survival techniques, missionaries, emigrants, soldiers, explorers, contents (p4), index (pp4-7), water (pp1-21), fire (pp22-30), bivouac (pp31-55), clothes (pp56-65), food and cooking (pp66-78), matters of discipline (pp79-92), defence (pp93-96), hiding places or caches (pp97-101), boats, rafts, fords, bridges (pp102-118), line of road across country (pp119-130), heavy bodies to move (pp130-134), carpentry and smith's work (pp135-141), skins, horns (pp142-147), candles, wax (pp148-149), soap and its substitutes (pp149-150), pottery (p150), charcoal, tar (pp150-151), writing materials (pp152-156), cattle (pp157-169), saddles, bridles and packing gear (pp170-176), wagons and draught harness (pp177-184), guns and rifles (pp185-207), hunting, trapping (pp207-214), fishing (pp215-218), health and disease, medicine (pp219-226), presents and articles for payment and exchange (pp227-228), stores, supplies, stationary, mapping instruments, chapter of estimates (pp229-236), "stores calculated for a six months journey, for each white man" (pp234-235), "stores calculated for a six months journey, for each black man" (pp235-236), instruments (pp237-247), bibliography, list of works (pp132-148)
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