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Alone in West Africa.

by Mary Eliza Bakewell Gaunt

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Published by T.W. Laurie in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa, West -- Description and travel

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT471 G38 1912
    The Physical Object
    Pagination404p.
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23271479M

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Alone in West Africa by Mary Eliza Bakewell Gaunt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Excerpt from Alone in West Africa On the German border, and I were churl indeed if I did not remember those men and women of another nation, who received me out of the unknown, fed me, welcomed me, and smoothed my way for me.

To each and all then, with this dedication, I offer my by:   Publisher: London: T. Laurie Subjects: Africa, West -- Description and travel Notes: This is an OCR reprint.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gaunt, Mary, Alone in West Africa. London, T.W. Laurie [] (OCoLC) Document Type. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; 6 by Mary Gaunt; Alone in West Africa by Mary Gaunt.

Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Gaunt, Mary, Title: Alone in West Africa Language: English: LoC Class: DT: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Africa Cited by: Gaunt had difficulties at first but eventually established herself, and was able to travel in the West Indies, in West Africa, and in China and other parts of the East.

Her experiences were recorded in five pleasantly written travel books: Alone in West Africa (), A Woman in China (), A Broken Journey (), Where the Twain Meet ( Born: Mary Eliza Bakewell Gaunt, 20 February.

America Alone: The End of the World as We Know It is a non-fiction book by the Canadian newspaper columnist and writer Mark forecasts the downfall of Western civilization due to internal weaknesses and Muslim population growth in Western countries and the world generally. Based on his own observations, Steyn says that the fall of the Western world is caused by three factors Author: Mark Steyn.

“Alone in West Africa” is one of a number of works written by Mary Gaunt. Her other works include, A Woman in China, The End of the Earth, Kirkhams Find, The Moving Finger and Deadman’s. Mary was born at Indigo near Chiltern in and lived for many years in Ballarat where her father W.H. Gaunt was gold commissioner and later a judge.

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The northern part of the region is a semi-arid terrain, south of the Sahara Desert. The southern part is covered by savannahs. The total population of West Africa exceeds million. The most populous country is Nigeria with million inhabitants ().

Mangrove rice farming on West Africa's Rice Coast was the mirror image of tidewater rice plantations worked by enslaved Africans in 18th-century South Carolina and Georgia.

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In Helen’s words: Africa was the first place I traveled alone to. I loved it, mostly because there’s a sense of camaraderie among Africa travelers that I have seldom seen elsewhere.

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Home to African landscapes of our imaginations and inhabited by an astonishing diversity of traditional peoples, this is Africa as it once was. From the Sahara to tropical rainforests, from volcanic outcrops to stony depressions in the desert's heart, West Africa is an extraordinary sweep of iconic African terrain.

Alone in West Africa by Mary Gaunt Author:Mary Gaunt [Gaunt, Mary], Date: Febru ,Views: Guide book: Both the Rough Guide and Lonely Planet have Gambia sections in their Senegal or West Africa guides.

There is also an all Gambia Bradt guide, which is. Alone in West Africa by Gaunt, Mary, Publication date [] Topics Africa, West -- Description and travel Publisher London: T. Laurie Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English.

Addeddate Pages: These tales reflect the rich oral tradition of West African folklore. Playful and sly, they teem with talking animals and shape-shifting tricksters, with pacts and promises made and broken, and with impossible deeds done through chicanery and magic.

These tales deal with themes common throughout West Africa and the world. Indeed, American readers will recognize such characters as Brer 5/5(1). Some African countries have a poor reputation for safety in general, and patriarchal societies are common.

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