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The sad story of Burton, Speke, and the Nile ; or, was John Hanning Speke a cad? : looking at the evidence

Author: W B Carnochan
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford General Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a study of the famous controversy between Richard Burton and John Hanning Speke, fellow explorers who quarreled over Speke's claim (which was accurate) to have discovered the source of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carnochan, W.B.
Sad story of Burton, Speke, and the Nile; or, was John Hanning Speke a cad?
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford General Books, 2006
(OCoLC)607714438
Online version:
Carnochan, W.B.
Sad story of Burton, Speke, and the Nile; or, was John Hanning Speke a cad?
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford General Books, 2006
(OCoLC)631628627
Named Person: John Hanning Speke; Richard Francis Burton, Sir; Richard Francis Burton, Sir; John Hanning Speke; Richard Francis Burton; John Hanning Speke
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W B Carnochan
ISBN: 0804753253 9780804753258 080475571X 9780804755719
OCLC Number: 61864078
Description: xii, 140 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The odd couple --
The story begins : Aden --
Somaliland --
Seeking the Nile --
Was Speke a cad? --
Telling the truth.
Other Titles: Sad story of Burton, Speke, and the Nile
Was John Hanning Speke a cad?
Responsibility: W.B. Carnochan.
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