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Title:The river Congo: the discovery, exploration and exploitation of the world's most dramatic river
Author:Forbath, PeterISNI
Year:1978
Pages:411
Language:English
City:London
Publisher:Secker and Warburg
ISBN:0436160919
Geographic terms:Central Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic of)
Subjects:colonialism
rivers
Abstract:Tells the story of the Congo as Moorehead told the story of the Nile, the story of the river's discovery, exploration by Europe told as that seamless narrative of incredible adventure which more than anything else explains the special place the Congo holds in the Western imagination.
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