First footsteps in East Africa.

Edited with an introd. and additional chapters by Gordon Waterfield.
  • 320 Pages
  • 0.86 MB
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Routledge & K. Paul , London
Somaliland -- Description and travel, Harar -- Description and travel, Harari lang
SeriesTravellers and explorers
ContributionsWaterfield, Gordon, 1903-
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 320 p. illus., maps. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22314603M

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In this book, first published inBurton recounts his travels to Harar, a city in East Africa notorious for its slave trade activity.

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