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Contents Introduction 1. "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" Abolition and Exploration Tse tse fly Abdullah Susi Map 1: Stanley's Expedition to Find Livingstone, 1871 2. The Modern Era of Exploration and Empire Khoi Khoi and the San Scurvy The Seven Years War Map 2: The Voyages of Discovery and the Spanish and Portuguese Empires, 1492-1522 Map 3: European Overseas Empires and Trade in the 18th Century Map 4: The European Empires, 1760 3. The Great Game in Central Asia East India Company Tools for Surveying Dalai Lama Map 5: Russian Expansion in Central Asia, 1801-1920 Map 6: The Russian and British Empires in Central Asia 1840-1914 Map 7: Moorcroft's Travels, 1819-1825 Map 8: Tibet and Neighboring Countries in the 19th Century 4. Following the Niger and the Nile Malaria and Quinine The Geographical Societies Porters and Captains Map 9: Mungo Park's Route to Bussa, 1805 Map 10: Journeys to Timbuktu by Laing (1826) and Caillié (1827-1828) Map 11: Speke's Journeys in Africa, 1857-1862 Map 12: The Expeditions of Samuel and Florence Baker, 1863-1864 and 1872-1873 5. Taming the Heart of Darkness Photography in Africa A Portable Boat King Leopold II of Belgium Map 13: Livingstone's Journeys in Africa, 1849-1873 Map 14: Cameron's Expedition across Africa, 1873-1875 Map 15: Stanley Expedition on the Congo, 1874-1877 Map 16: The Map of Africa in 1870 and in 1914 6. Pilgrimages to Mecca and the Arabian Sands Mecca The Bedouin Map 17: Palgrave's Journey, 1862-1863 Map 18: The Expeditions of Thomas (1931) and Philby (1932) 7. Exploring the Top of the World Sir George Everest Altitude Sickness and Oxygen Technology Sherpas Map 19: The Himalayas Map 20: The Northern Route up Everest, 1921-1933 Map 21: The Approach to Everest through Nepal Map 22: The Route of the 1953 Ascent Epilogue Glossary Further Information Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Discoveries in geography European Juvenile literature, Discoveries in geography European, Explorers