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The Explorers: A Story of Fearless Outcasts, Blundering Geniuses, and Impossible Success – Martin Dugard

Richard Francis Burton was determined to find the source of the Nile and convinced the Royal Geographic Society to fund his journey. That was not unexpected. When Burton proposed that John Hanning Speke accompany him, that was most unexpected. Their … Continue reading

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