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Mungo ParkMungo Park: Explorer of Africa (Scots'... The remarkable story of the courageous Scottish surgeon who travelled to hitherto unexplored regions of Africa along the River Niger at the end of the 18th century. Surviving fever, robbery and capture, Park wrote about his adventures, bringing a new image of West African life to the European public. Mark Duffill captures the integrity, drive and sense of purpose of the brave explorer in this nail- biting story. Mungo Park.

Travels in the Interior of Africa In 1795, the 24 year old Scottish surgeon Mungo Park set out from the Gambia to trace the Niger's course. This journal records his experiences. Throughout his travels and misadventures the author records what he sees as accuratly as he could, and without presuming European superiority.

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