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Paths without glory Richard Francis Burton in Africa by James L. Newman

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Published by Potomac Books in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Burton, Richard Francis, -- Sir, -- 1821-1890,
  • Explorers -- Great Britain,
  • Travelers -- Africa -- History -- 19th century,
  • Africa -- Description and travel

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJames L. Newman.
LC ClassificationsG246.B8 N49 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23832713M
ISBN 109781597972871
LC Control Number2009038259

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