You are browsing the archive for river niger.

Mungo Park’s Travels in the Interior of Africa (1858)

- June 10, 2014 in africa, mungo park, river niger, slavery

First published in 1799, this remarkable book is the Scottish explorer Mungo Park's account of his journey through Senegal and Mali to the central portion of the Niger River, the first time a Westerner is known to have reached such central regions.

Mungo Park’s Travels in the Interior of Africa (1858)

- June 10, 2014 in africa, mungo park, river niger, slavery

First published in 1799, this remarkable book is the Scottish explorer Mungo Park's account of his journey through Senegal and Mali to the central portion of the Niger River, the first time a Westerner is known to have reached such central regions.