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A labyrinth of kingdoms : 10,000 miles through Islamic Africa, Steve Kemper

Label
A labyrinth of kingdoms : 10,000 miles through Islamic Africa
Title
A labyrinth of kingdoms
Title remainder
10,000 miles through Islamic Africa
Statement of responsibility
Steve Kemper
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the 1849 journey by Heinrich Barth into the unexplored Islamic regions of North and Central Africa, detailing the discoveries he made as he traveled 10,000 miles over five years, lost most of his companions, and finally arrived at Timbuktu
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
Dewey number
916.70423
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT351.B277
LC item number
K46 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A labyrinth of kingdoms : 10,000 miles through Islamic Africa, Steve Kemper
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-396) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preparations -- Invitation to Africa -- At the edge of the desert -- First steps -- Stalled in Murzuk -- The palace of demons -- To Aïr -- Plundered -- Days and nights in Tintellust -- Desert port -- Separate ways -- "The celebrated emporium of Negroland" -- An ending -- The kingdom of Bornu -- A mystery solved -- "The horde of the Welad Sliman" -- Razzia -- Captive in Bagirmi -- Letters from home -- Resurrection and death -- Westward -- The prospect of the Niger -- "Obstructed by nature and infested by man" -- Golden city -- In Timbuktu -- Stuck -- Released, more or less -- Rumors and consequences -- Getting out -- Problems at home -- Last journeys
Control code
ocn755705006
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 415 pages
Isbn
9780393079661
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012002562
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780393079661
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)755705006
Label
A labyrinth of kingdoms : 10,000 miles through Islamic Africa, Steve Kemper
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-396) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preparations -- Invitation to Africa -- At the edge of the desert -- First steps -- Stalled in Murzuk -- The palace of demons -- To Aïr -- Plundered -- Days and nights in Tintellust -- Desert port -- Separate ways -- "The celebrated emporium of Negroland" -- An ending -- The kingdom of Bornu -- A mystery solved -- "The horde of the Welad Sliman" -- Razzia -- Captive in Bagirmi -- Letters from home -- Resurrection and death -- Westward -- The prospect of the Niger -- "Obstructed by nature and infested by man" -- Golden city -- In Timbuktu -- Stuck -- Released, more or less -- Rumors and consequences -- Getting out -- Problems at home -- Last journeys
Control code
ocn755705006
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 415 pages
Isbn
9780393079661
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012002562
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780393079661
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)755705006

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