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Livingstone: man of Africa

memorial essays, 1873-1973

by Bridglal Pachai

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Published by Longman in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Livingstone, David, 1813-1873.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 235-239.

    Statementedited by Bridglal Pachai.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT731.L8 P26
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[8], 245, [8] p.
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5461477M
    ISBN 100582641357, 0582641365
    LC Control Number73164050

    In November , journalist Henry Morton Stanley located the missing missionary David Livingstone in the wilds of Africa. Yet the famous meeting was only the beginning of Stanley’s tumultuous.   marks the bicentennial of Scottish explorer David Livingstone (). His explorations in central Africa are well known – – “Dr. Livingstone, I presume.” Less well known is his first-hand encounter with the horrors of the Arab slave trade in East : Erin Rushing.

    Awakening the Western World to Africa. If any “man in the street”–at least, in any British street–were asked at any time in the last century to name a Christian missionary, it is likely that he would name David Livingstone. Royalties from his popular book, Travels and Researches (), made him independently wealthy and enabled him to resign from the London Missionary Society. Livingstone returned to the Zambezi River as British consul, in charge of an exploration expedition ().

    But it was reading Thomas Pakenham’s book The Scramble for Africa () and understanding that, in marching to Bagamoyo, Livingstone’s companions unwittingly facilitated Africa’s. Livingstone was a man of indomitable courage, and of a simple nobility of character. His writings are plain, unadorned statements of his work and experiences. He ranks among the greatest explorers and philanthropists. The diary which he kept was published as Last Journals of David Livingstone in Central Africa []. His view of his duty in.


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Livingstone: man of Africa: Memorial essays, ; [Pachai, Bridglal] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Livingstone: man of Africa: Memorial Author: Bridglal Pachai. An extensively revised edition of Tim Jeal's classic biography published to mark the bicentenary of the great explorer David Livingstone (–) is revered as one of history’s greatest explorers and missionaries, the first European to cross Africa, and the first to find Victoria Falls /5(20).

Livingstone: man of Africa book a film director, Christian, and volunteer on 5 trips to Africa, I found this book to be the masterwork on David Livingstone. He embodied all the principles of a true Christian, and embarked at the age of 27 on a journey to Africa when only one out of three missionaries lived beyond six months/5(22).

This biography was about the exciting story of David Livingstone, a courageous man who was a missionary and an explorer in Africa. David grew up in Scotland with his parents and his two brothers.

Even from a young age he loved learning and he read many books /5. “Livingstone is the only missionary who still has monuments to his name in almost every African country he traversed,” she said.

“That says something extraordinary, I. Dr. David Livingstone, a Scotsman, is remembered as "the best friend Africa ever had" -- a medical missionary, anti-slavery crusader, naturalist, explorer, and map-maker/5. “Into Africa” by Martin Dugard is a fantastic historical account of the exploration of this largely uncharted continent in the mid ’s.

Dugard compels the reader to consider the many riveting accounts of bravery, persistence and man’s indomitable spirit exemplified by Dr.

David Livingstone and Henry Morton Stanley/5. Thus Martin Dugard’s Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone, is rightfully a story first and a history second.

In Dugard’s story, Stanley is the true protagonist, who will survive Africa to become Livingstone’s successor as the world’s greatest by: 2. As a young boy, David Livingstone () read every science book he could find and dreamed of exploring unknown lands. Later he followed his dreams, becoming a missionary doctor in Africa.

There he ventured bravely into places no other white man had been, healing people's bodies with his medical skills and reaching their hearts with the : Ywam Publishing. The publication of Dr. Livingstone’s Cambridge Lectures () roused almost as much interest as his book, and out of his Cambridge visit came the Universities’ Mission to Central Africa inon which Livingstone set high hopes during his second expedition to Africa.

" It is emphatically no sacrifice. Say rather it is a privilege." --David Livingstone Written just forty years after David Livingstone's death, this admiring account of the famous missionary's life and work takes us deep into the " dark continent" of nineteenth-century Africa, where he labored to bring " Christianity, commerce, and civilization." 4/5(1).

Reviews two books on the history of Africa. 'Livingstone: Man of Africa,' edited by Bridglal Pachai; 'I Presume: Stanley's Triumph and Disaster,' by Ian Anstruther. Books for Youth: New Religion Books for Youth. Rochman, Hazel // Booklist;10/01/98, Vol.

95 Issue 3, p Reviews the book `David Livingstone: Missionary and Explorer,' by Sam. The exploration of Africa by David Livingstone, the 19th-century Scottish doctor, has been written about extensively. Indeed, Petina Gappah lists at least 30 books in the bibliography of her Author: Caryl Phillips.

David Livingstone was a Scottish missionary, abolitionist and physician known for his explorations of Africa, having crossed the continent during the midth : Livingstone's fame as an explorer and his obsession with learning the sources of the Nile River was founded on the belief that if he could solve that age-old mystery, his fame would give him the influence to end the East African Arab-Swahili slave : 19 MarchBlantyre, South Lanarkshire.

David Livingstone: Africa’s Trailblazer tells of how an ambitious Scottish boy ended up a doctor and great African explorer. It’s written on a middle grade level and covers the basics of Livingstone’s life very well.

It focuses heavily on his missionary work and glosses over his exploration leaving a fairly unbalanced picture, however.4/5. Stanley was portrayed by Aidan Quinn, and Livingstone was portrayed by Nigel Hawthorne.

InWelsh journalist Tim Butcher wrote his book Blood River: A Journey to Africa's Broken Heart. The book followed Stanley's journey through the : Vega Medal ().

David Livingstone Man Of Prayer & Action by C. Silvester Horne and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Livingstone and the years of preperation / George Shepperson --The Zambesi Expedition / Bridglal Pachai --Livingstone and the Anglican Church / Philip Elston --James Stewart and David Livingstone / Sheila Brock --Livingstone and the Mang'anja chiefs / J.M.

Schoffeleers --Livingstone, the Arabs, and the Slave trade / Melvin E. His spirited and often self-aggrandizing accounts of his adventures include How I Found Livingstone (), Through the Dark Continent (2 vol., ), In Darkest Africa (2 vol., ), and The Exploration Diaries of H.

Stanley (ed. by R. Stanley and A. Neame, ). A British and American hero for about a century and certainly a man of great. The two were among those who tended to Livingstone during the time of colonial rule in Africa. The book, though, recounts their final service.

When he Author: Joan Gaylord.Meet the Scottish missionary-explorer of Africa during the Victorian era, David Livingstone, who worked against slave trade, explored the source of the Nile, and brought the hope of salvation to countless : Abeka.With the heart of an explorer and the passion of an evangelist, David Livingstone mapped vast, unexplored areas of Africa, sharing the gospel with whomever he encountered.

His stamina, perseverance, and dogged determination created the legacy of a trailblazing explorer with an undying hunger to make Christ known wherever his steps led him.