Last edited by Kagajora
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 | History

6 edition of The White Nile found in the catalog.

The White Nile

by Alan Moorehead

  • 38 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel,
  • History: World,
  • History - General History,
  • Africa - General,
  • Expeditions & Discoveries,
  • Rivers,
  • Travel / Adventure,
  • Special Interest - Adventure

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9240272M
    ISBN 100060956399
    ISBN 109780060956394

    : The White Nile () by Moorehead, Alan and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K). Alan McCrae Moorehead, AO, OBE (22 July – 29 September ) was a war correspondent and author of popular histories, most notably two books on the nineteenth-century exploration of the Nile, The White Nile () and The Blue Nile (). Australian-born, he lived in England, and Italy, from Children: Caroline Moorehead.

    Book tells "the story of the Nile from the mountains of the Moon to the Mediterranean." Front cover shows an engraving of the Murchison Falls taken from Sir Samuel Baker's The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, adapted and coloured by Ronald Clark. THE WHITE NILE by Moorehead, Alan Seller Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore. item 6 The White Nile by Moorehead, Alan Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping - The White Nile by Moorehead, Alan Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping. $ Free shipping. Ratings and Reviews. Write a review. 1 product rating. 5. 1 users rated this 5 out of 5 stars 1. 4.

    Based on contemporary records, as well as Alan Moorehead's solid sense of history and subtler character insights, this is an exciting record of the fifty years of African exploration and the attempt to reach the sources of the Nile. Across these pages we meet a mixed group of reckless to resolute figures &#; soldiers, sportsmen, scholars and reformers who through whatever motivation made. The White Nile (Book): Moorehead, Alan: Relive all the thrills and adventure of Alan Moorehead's classic bestseller The White Nile -- the daring exploration of the Nile River in the second half of the nineteenth century, which was at that time the most mysterious and impenetrable region on earth. Capturing in breathtaking prose the larger-than-life personalities of such notable figures as.


Share this book
You might also like
report of the Archdiocesan Commission of Enquiry into the Sexual Abuse of Children by Members of the Clergy.

report of the Archdiocesan Commission of Enquiry into the Sexual Abuse of Children by Members of the Clergy.

Evaluating Youth Participation

Evaluating Youth Participation

Edwin S. Harris.

Edwin S. Harris.

Census 1971, England and Wales, report for the county ... as constituted on1st April 1974.

Census 1971, England and Wales, report for the county ... as constituted on1st April 1974.

Description generative et transformationelle de la langue française

Description generative et transformationelle de la langue française

Doing sociology: chapter guides, projects, tool kit.

Doing sociology: chapter guides, projects, tool kit.

Good food from Mexico.

Good food from Mexico.

Repair Master for Gas Ranges and Controls (Repair Master for Gas Ranges & Controls)

Repair Master for Gas Ranges and Controls (Repair Master for Gas Ranges & Controls)

C.P. Cavafy

C.P. Cavafy

American Indian arts

American Indian arts

Starswarm

Starswarm

The White Nile by Alan Moorehead Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wide-ranging book, covering all there is to say about the White Nile in the latter s, from the heroics of the discoverers of the White Nile's origins, about mid-century, to the epic defeat of the Sudanese 'fuzzy-wuzzys' at the hands of the British under Kitchener just before Cited by: The other book is more about European and Turkish conquest in Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia; while this book is more about East and Central Africa and the lives of the European explorers searching for the source of the Nile and then exploring the White Nile from its source in Lake Victoria to where it meets the Blue Nile in Khartoum/5.

The White Nile covered the river raft expedition by National Geographic down the White Nile. From the beginning, the book brought you into the group of explorers as though you were there. The White Nile book main person from National Geographic happened to be a lady.

She organized the trip and what a trip it was/5(9). Excellent book - Alan Moorehead is The White Nile book Nilotic Africa what Peter Hopkirk is to Central Asia, except that Moorehead did it decades earlier. That said, I cannot give this the 5 stars it probably deserves unless I could upgrade Moorehead's The White Nile to White Nile is simply the better book, if only because the White Nile itself is the better story/5.

Relive all the thrills and adventure of Alan Moorehead's classic bestseller The White Nile -- the daring exploration of the Nile River in the second half of the nineteenth century, which was at that time the most mysterious and impenetrable region on earth.

Capturing in breathtaking prose the larger-than-life personalities of such notable figures as Stanley, Livingstone, Burton and many others. The White Nile is about the quest for the source of the White Nile, which runs from Lake Victoria to the Mediterranean.

The book also follows the rise of the Mahdi in Sudan and his movement’s defeat by Lord Kitchener, and the consolidation of British control over the Nile valley. Relive all the thrills and adventure of Alan Moorehead's classic bestseller The White Nile-- the daring exploration of the Nile River in the second half of the nineteenth century, which was at that time the most mysterious and impenetrable region on ing in breathtaking prose the larger-than-life personalities of such notable figures as Stanley, Livingstone, Burton and many others.

The White Nile and the Blue Nile being the two main tributaries of the great river. This volume concentrates on expeditions of the years - Australian-born journalist and author Alan Moorehead ( - ) also wrote the complimentary volume, "The. The White Nile by Alan Moorehead in EPUB, FB2, FB3 download e-book.

Welcome to our site, dear reader. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%().

Relive all the thrills and adventure of Alan Moorehead's classic bestseller The White Nile — the daring exploration of the Nile River in the second half of the nineteenth century, which was at that time the most mysterious and impenetrable region on earth.

Capturing in breathtaking prose the larger-than-life personalities of such notable figures as Stanley, Livingstone, Burton and many /5(5). In The Blue Nile, Alan Moorehead continues the classic, thrilling narration of adventure he began in The White Nile, depicting this exotic place through the lives of four explorers so daring they can be considered among the world's original adventurers -- each acting and reacting in separate expeditions against a bewildering background of.

The Blue Nile joins the White Nile at Khartoum. The Blue Nile brings life down from the mountains to the desert and the delta. In the 18th century James Bruce declared that he had been to the source of the Blue Nile. He was brave and determined and a dedicated amateur.

Bruce thought the Blue Nile was the main stream and the White Nile was a 5/5(5). The Nile River has two major branches, the Blue Nile and the White Nile. Both branches are named for the color of their water. The Blue Nile is a bright blue at its source, and begins to darken when it reaches the Sudan, while the White Nile’s water is a whitish-gray (Hoyt, ).

White Nile River, Arabic Baḥr al-Abyaḍ, section of the Nile between Malakal, South Sudan, and Khartoum, Sudan. It is formed by the confluence of the Mountain Nile (Baḥr al-Jabal) and the Sobat River above Malakal, and it flows for about miles ( km) northeast and north past Al-Rank, Kūstī (railway bridge), Al-Duwaym, and Jabal al.

Buy a cheap copy of The White Nile book by Alan Moorehead. Relive all the thrills and adventure of Alan Moorehead's classic bestseller The White Nile -- the daring exploration of the Nile River in the second half of the Free shipping over $Cited by:   The White Nile led me to the Blue Nile book and a plan for some follow-up reading on the explorer, Richard Francis Burton.

The main point is the shocking realization that that source of one of the world most historic rivers was not common knowledge until fairly recent times. Read more. One person found this helpful/5(57). Africa is an ancient continent, of hard lands, in which good lands are scarce.

There are few deep alluvial spaces. The oldest is in the bucket of Chad. There is another one in the middle Niger and this one from the Bahr el Gazal-White Nile, which should have an extension of perhapskm2.

In The Blue Nile, Alan Moorehead continues the classic, thrilling narration of adventure he began in The White Nile, depicting this exotic place through the lives of four explorers so daring they can be considered among the world's original adventurers — each acting and reacting in separate expeditions against a bewildering background of 4/4(2).

Alan Moorehead THE WHITE NILE Book Club Edition Hardcover New York Harper & Brothers Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Shipping and handling. This item will ship to United States, but the seller has not specified shipping Rating: % positive.

Wide-ranging book, covering all there is to say about the White Nile in the latter s, from the heroics of the discoverers of the White Nile's origins, about mid-century, to the epic defeat of the Sudanese 'fuzzy-wuzzys' at the hands of the British under Kitchener just before /5(54).

Get this from a library! The White Nile. [Alan Moorehead] -- Chronicles the history of exploration of the Nile River in the second half of the nineteenth century, and looks at the personalities of some of the notable people involved in the discoveries.Get this from a library!

The White Nile. [Alan Moorehead] -- Among heroic annals, the discovery of the sources of the Nile and the exploration of Darkest Africa stand out dramatically. No less dramatic is the story of the missionaries and men of action.Relive all the thrills and adventure of Alan Moorehead's classic bestseller The White Nile -- the daring exploration of the Nile River in the second half of the nineteenth century, which was at that time the most mysterious and impenetrable region on earth.

Capturing in breathtaking prose the larger-than-life personalities of such notable figures as Stanley, Livingstone, Burton and many others 4/5(7).