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Zambesi: David Livingstone and Expeditionary Science in Africa

Biography / Memoir
By: Lawrence Dritsas
Publisher: IB Tauris
Zambesi: David Livingstone and Expeditionary Science in Africa
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This book tells the story of David Livingstone's Zambesi Expedition. It exposes the rivalry among some of Victorian Britain's leading establishment figures and institutions - including the Foreign Office, the Royal Society, Royal Geographical Society, British Museum, Kew Gardens and the Admiralty - as abolitionists, scientists, and entrepreneurs sought to promote and protect their differing interests.

Making use of letters, documents and materials neglected by previous writers and researchers, the author reveals how tensions arose from the very beginning between those in pursuit of knowledge for its own sake and the proponents of the civilizing missions who saw scientific knowledge as the utilitarian means to a social end.

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Biography / Memoir
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Publisher: IB Tauris
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