Explorers of the Nile: the triumph and tragedy of a great Victorian adventure

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From award-winning author Tim Jeal comes a vivid examination of the six larger-than-life men and one extraordinary woman who set out to find the source of the White Nile in the nineteenth century.
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table_of_contents pt. 1. Solving the mystery. Blood in god's river ; A great misalliance ; A rush of men like a stormy wind ; About a rotten person ; Everything was to be risked for this prize ; Promises and lies ; A blackguard business ; Our adventurous friend ; As refulgent as the sun ; An arrow into the heart ; Nothing could surpass it! ; The Nile is settled ; A hero's aberrations ; Death in the afternoon ; The doctor's dilemma ; The glory of our prize ; A trumpet blown loudly ; Almost in sight of the end ; Never to give up the search until I find Livingstone ; The doctor's obedient and devoted sevitor ; Threshing out the beaten straw ; Nothing earthly will make me give up my work ; Where will you be? Dead or still seeking the Nile? ; The unknown half of Africa lies before me -- pt. 2. The consequences. Shepherds of the world? ; Creating Equatoria ; An unheard of deed of blood ; Pretensions on the Congo ; An Arabian princess and a German battle squadron ; 'Saving' Emin Pasha and Uganda ; The prime minister's protectorate ; To die for the Mahdi's cause ; Equatoria and the tragedy of the southern Sudan ; A sin not theirs : the tragedy of northern Uganda -- Coda. Lacking the wand of an enchanter.
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title Explorers of the Nile : the triumph and tragedy of a great Victorian adventure
title_display Explorers of the Nile : the triumph and tragedy of a great Victorian adventure
title_full Explorers of the Nile : the triumph and tragedy of a great Victorian adventure / Tim Jeal, Explorers of the Nile The Triumph and Tragedy of a Great Victorian Adventure, Explorers of the Nile [electronic resource] : the triumph and tragedy of a great Victorian adventure / Tim Jeal
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