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- DescriptionThis is a study of the famous controversy between Richard Burton and John Hanning Speke, fellow explorers who quarreled over Speke's claim (which was accurate) to have discovered the source of the Nile in the course of their joint expedition to central Africa in the 1850s.
- Author BiographyW. B. Carnochan is the Richard W. Lyman Professor of the Humanities Emeritus at Stanford University and former Director of the Stanford Humanities Center. His works include Gibbon's Solitude: The Inward World of the Historian (1987), The Battleground of the Curriculum: Liberal Education and American Experience (1993), and Momentary Bliss: An American Memoir (1999).
- Author(s)W. B. Carnochan
- PublisherStanford University Press
- Date of Publication25/01/2006
- GenreBiography: Historical, Political & Military
- Place of PublicationPalo Alto
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintStanford University Press
- Content Note2 illustrations, 3 maps
- Weight204 g
- Width3564 mm
- Height5499 mm
- Spine13 mm
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