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Title What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile
Author(s) Hanning Speke, John
Section Section V: Race, Class, Imperialism and Colonialism, 1607-2007
Date 1864
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication Edinburgh and London
Publisher William Blackwood & Sons
Library British Library
Reference 010096.h.21
Region Africa, South Asia
Names John Hanning Speke, Richard Burton (pp5, 21, 23, 110, 112, 126, 151, 168, 251), Lord Elphinstone (p158), Johannes Rebmann (pp162-165)
Places Somalia, Zanzibar (pp161, 188-190), Aden (p109), India (pp1-4, 159)
Topics exploration, travel writing, Royal Geographical Society, contents, map of Somali coast, indigenous people, Journal of Adventures in Somali land (pp1-151), dress (pp14-15, 23, 234, 295), tribal conflict (pp16, 36, 70, 77), supplies (p23), law, crime and punishment (pp30, 109), natural history (pp52-53, 65, 67, 105, 179, 221, 224-225, 325, 343), scarcity of water (p73), hunting (pp74-77, 84, 105, 219), health and disease, accidental shooting and treatment (pp107-108), colonial conflict (pp132-146), port blockade as response to attack on camp (pp146-147), Treaty of Berbera (pp147-148), East India Company (p147), map of East Africa (pp151-152), Journal of a Cruise on the Tanganyika Lake (pp155-371), funding expedition (pp157-158), hunting hippos (pp177, 336-337), slavery, slave market (p190), purchase of babies (p235), slave hunt (pp235-238), health and disease, blindness (p203), beetle stuck in ear (pp224-225), Mountains of the Moon (p202), language (p239), trade, ivory (pp240-241, 252), diet, food (pp252-253), climate (pp321, 345), race (pp340-341, 344), missionary prospects (pp364-365), supplies and travelling expenses (p372)