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Livingstone and the Victorian explorers

Author: Peter Hepplewhite; Neil Tonge
Publisher: Hove, East Sussex : Wayland, 1997.
Series: Great Victorians.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Looks at exploration and explorers in the Victorian era, looking in depth at concentrating on David Livingstone in Africa. It also covers the search for the North-west Passage, the exploration of central Australia, and Francis Younghusband's exploration of India's north-west frontier and Tibet. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Named Person: David Livingstone; David Livingstone
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hepplewhite; Neil Tonge
ISBN: 0750220619 9780750220613
OCLC Number: 38449362
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Strange meeting --
David Livingstone and the quest for the heart of Africa --
Even deeper into Africa --
Search for the Nile and the Congo (Henry Morton Stanley) --
North West Passage and the search for Franklin --
Opening a continent : Burke and Wills across Australia --
Francis Younghusband and the great game --
Legacy of the explorers.
Series Title: Great Victorians.
Responsibility: Peter Hepplewhite and Neil Tonge.

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Using Livingstone as a central character, this book covers the whole history of Victorian exploration. It studies the work of other explorers who were active at the same time as Livingstone, what  Read more...

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