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river Congo, from its mouth to Bolobo

Harry Hamilton Johnston

river Congo, from its mouth to Bolobo

a general description of the natural history and anthropology of its western basin

by Harry Hamilton Johnston

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Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history -- Congo (Democratic Republic),
  • Congo River -- Description and travel,
  • Angola -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H.H. Johnston ... with over seventy illustrations by the author
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 300 p. :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14970519M

    Fiction and non-fiction books set completely or at least partially in either the Republic of the Congo or the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Looking for books by Harry Hamilton Johnston? See all books authored by Harry Hamilton Johnston, including The River Congo - From Its Mouth to Bolobo - With a General Description of the Natural History and Anthropology of Its Western Basin, and The Gay-Dombeys, and more on

    The middle course of the Congo, from a point about miles above Nyangwe to Bolobo, come miles down the river, and the tributaries on both sidcH of this part of the river are the regions where nearly all of the Congo cannibals are found. They are not known near the source* of the river nor near its mouth. The expeditions continued after Henry’s death in , and in , ten years before Columbus discovered America, Diogo Cão discovered the mouth .

    Paradoxically, the river is also a symbol of defeat, as A. Mabanckou points out: it was through here that the Congo-DRC was explored and further annexed as a colony of Belgium. It was also through the mouth of the river that European colonization began in Congo-Brazaville in the late 19 th century. But it is in the beginning of the country’s Author: Teresa Lopes Vieira. The river Congo, from its mouth to Bolobo a general description of the natural history and anthropology of its western basin. 4th and cheaper ed., rev. by the author ed. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co. ———.


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First edition "Bookplate of Lord Carew, Castle Boro, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, Ireland." Publishers pictorial cover. Gilt title to spine. xvii, pages. Frontispiece etching with tissue-guard. Full-page plates and one etching with tissue-guard. In-text illustrations.

2 fold-out colour maps. "Work by noted empire-builder, explorer and administrator, who says this work is not. Bolobo is a town on the Congo River in Mai-Ndombe Province in the western part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

It is the administrative center of Bolobo Territory. As of it had an estimated population of 31, People. The predominant tribe is that of the Banunu people, who originate from upriver and whose Bobangi Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo. About this Item: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1st edition, 17+ pages, 3 etchings, 70+ illustrations, 3 maps of the Congo: famous Africa man, SCARCE book of his account of the river from its mouth to Bolobo, with a general description of the natural history & anthropology of its Western basin; hardback, profssionally.

The Congo's drainage basin covers 4, square kilometres (1, sq mi), an area larger than Congo's discharge at its mouth ranges f to 75, cubic metres per second (, to 2, cu ft/s), with an average of 41, cubic metres per second (1, cu ft/s). The river and its tributaries flow through the Congo Rainforest, the second Mouth: Atlantic Ocean.

The River Congo from its Mouth to Bolobo. With a general history of the natural history and anthropology of its western basin () Published: Sampson Low Marston, London, Edition: Fourth and cheaper edition.

The river Congo, from its mouth to Bólóbó Harry Hamilton Johnston Read. Read. Read. Read. Publishing History This is a chart to show the publishing history of editions of works about this subject.

Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions published. Description and travel, Accessible book, Travel, Protected. Life on the Congo (ca. ), by W. Holman Bentley (multiple formats at ) Filed under: Congo River -- Description and travel.

The River Congo, From Its Mouth to Bólóbó With a General Description of the Natural History and Anthropology of Its Western Basin (4th edition; London: Sampson Low, Marston and Co., ), by Harry Johnston.

Smithsonian Libraries, Natural History Building, 10 th St. and Constitution Ave. NW, Washington DC, | +1 () | Contact Us. The River Congo: The Discovery, Exploration & Exploitation of the World's Most Dramatic River was intended to follow Alan Moorehead's two excellent books, The White Nile & Blue Nile.

Indeed, Forbath has done an admirable job in this regard.4/5. The officer Mbuyu explains how the mechanics work for the River Congo forcing its way through the Atlantic ocean. THE MOUTH OF CONGO RIVER DU CUmeters EACH SECOND, RUNS 35 KM THROUGH THE.

Congo River - Congo River - Study and exploration: The question of the source of the Congo confronted European explorers from the time that the Portuguese navigator Diogo Cão encountered the river’s mouth inwhich he believed to be a strait providing access to the realm of the mythical Prester John, a Christian priest-king.

It is virtually certain that, well before. 1 Research for this text was conducted in the context of a 4-year fwo-project entitled “Re-assessing ; 2 Harry Hamilton Johnston, The River Congo. From its mouth to Bolobo. Fourth and cheaper edition., L 3 Chalux, Un an au Congo Belge, Brussels: Dewit,p.

1 In his book The River Congo, an travelogue of his journey to the lower reaches of the Congo River, Author: Robby Fivez.Title and Author/Editor: The River Congo, from Its Mouth to Bólóbó (H. H. Johnston), Lion Hunting and Sporting Life in Algeria (Jules Gerard), The Crack Shot; or, Young Rifleman’s Complete Guide: Being a Treatise on the Use of the Rifle (Edward C.

Barber), and More: Genre: Biography, Autobiography and Memoirs, History, Nature, Reference, Sports, Hunting and Fishing.Henry Johnston was born on J in London, the eldest of 12 children of Esther and John Johnston, a wealthy and well-traveled insurance company director.

Education Henry discovered his aptitude for drawing, painting, and languages at an early age and, before he was out of his teens, had attracted the attention of the London Zoological.