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Dr. Livingstone and Mary Kingsley in Africa

Lecture no. 20 from the course: History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration

Dr. Livingstone and Mary Kingsley in Africa

Taught by Professor Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

First, consider how the most famous PR stunt in the history of exploration—journalist Henry Stanley finding ailing Scottish explorer Dr. Livingstone in a remote town in Africa—reveals how Africa long remained the “Dark Continent” to the outside world. Then, turn to Mary Kingsley, an Englishwoman whose writing revealed West Africa to a European audience.

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