the nile quest, a record of the exploration of the nile and its basin. by sir harry Johnson

Cover of: the nile quest, a record of the exploration of the nile and its basin. | sir harry Johnson

Published in london awrence and bullen .

Written in English

Read online

Book details

The Physical Object
Pagination341p. :
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21855326M

Download the nile quest, a record of the exploration of the nile and its basin.

The Nile Quest, a Record of the Exploration of the Nile and Its Basin [Johnston, Harry Hamilton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Nile Quest, a Record of the Exploration of the Nile and Its BasinFormat: Paperback.

Excerpt from The Nile Quest: A Record of the Exploration of the Nile and Its Basin Hen the author of this book was composing his recent work on the Uganda Protectorate, he was led through the history of its discovery into the general consideration of Nile exploration, since it was in the search for the Nile sources that the terri tories now forming the Uganda Protectorate were laid bare to Cited by: 2.

This book, first published inis Johnston's wide-ranging history of Nile exploration, beginning with the Ancient Egyptians and the Greeks and continuing into the Victorian period.

As well as charting the development of ancient civilisations in the Nile region, Johnston also discusses its wider role in world history and its appeal to Author: Harry Johnston.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. a record of the exploration of the Nile and its basin Item Preview remove-circle The Nile quest, a record of the exploration of the Nile and its basin by Johnston, Harry Hamilton, Sir, Publication datePages: Books on Google Play The Nile Quest: A Record of the Exploration of the Nile and Its Basin Sir Harry Hamilton Johnston, Harry Johnston F.

Stokes Company, - Science - pages. The Nile Quest: A Record of the Exploration of the Nile and Its Basin Cambridge Library Collection - African Studies Cambridge Library Collection - Travel and Exploration Cambridge library collection: Author: Harry Johnston: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Cambridge University Press, ISBN:Length: pages.

Get this from a library. The Nile quest; a record of the exploration of the Nile and its basin. [Harry Johnston]. Johnston, Harry Hamilton, Sir, The Nile quest: a record of the exploration of the Nile and its basin / (London: A. Rivers, ) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Johnston, Harry Hamilton, Sir, On the urgent need for reform in our national and class education: [lecture] delivered at South Place Institute on.

Modern exploration of the Nile basin began with the conquest of the northern and central Sudan by the Ottoman viceroy of Egypt, Muḥammad ʿAlī, and his sons from onward.

As a result of this, the Blue Nile was known as far as its exit from the Ethiopian foothills and the White Nile as far as the mouth of the Sobat River. The Nile quest: a record of the exploration of the Nile and its basin / By Sir Harry Hamilton Johnston.

Abstract. Includes bibliographical references (p. []).Mode of access: Internet Publisher: London: A. Rivers, Year: OAI identifier: oai. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker.

Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "The Nile quest; a record of the exploration of the Nile and its basin". The Nile quest: a record of the exploration of the Nile and its basin / by Sir Harry Hamilton Johnston, G.C.M.G., K.C.B.

(President of the African Society) ; with illustrations from drawings and photographs by the author and others ; with maps by J.G. Bartholomew Lawrence and Bullen London Australian/Harvard Citation.

Johnston, Harry. London: Lawrence and Bullen, First edition, 8vo, xv, i,1 pp. 74 plates and a folding map, the latter with a closed tear a record of the exploration of the nile and its basin.

book the inner margin, some mostly light foxing. Original gilt decorated cloth, spine a little rubbed. Item # Nile River - Nile River - Climate and hydrology: Almost no area within the Nile basin experiences a true equatorial or a true Mediterranean type of climate. While the Nile basin in Sudan and Egypt is rainless during the northern winter, its southern parts and the highlands of Ethiopia experience heavy rain—more than 60 inches (1, millimetres)—during the northern summer.

The Nile quest; a record of the exploration of the Nile and its basin. The Nile quest; a record of the exploration of the Nile and its basin.

Request an Image [] The book of the dead. Facsimile of the Papyrus of Ani in the British Museum. by Budge, Ernest Alfred Wallis.

The Nile Quest - by Harry Johnston November A Record of the Exploration of the Nile and its Basin. Chapter.

Chapter; Aa; Aa; Get access. Check if you have access via personal or institutional login. Log in Register Recommend to librarian A Record of the Exploration of the Nile and its Basin; Published online: 05 November ; Chapter. The Nile Quest. A Record of the Exploration of the Nile and its Basin.

Reserve: $ Estimate: $ View & Bid. Lot Cherry Lander. My Kenya Acres. A Woman Farms in Mau Mau Country. Reserve: $ Estimate: $ View & Bid. Lot Wilfred Thesiger. My Kenya Days (SIGNED) Reserve: $ Estimate: $ Publishers pale green gilt pictorial cover. xv, pages. Frontispiece portrait with tissue-guard 73 full-page illustrations.

Large fold-out colour map 41 x 60 cm. Bookplate and name on inside cover. Sporadic foxing/spotting. "By the mid-nineteenth century, Europeans had become obsessed with finding the source of the Nile. InRichard Burton and John Hannington Speke, who already. A record of the exploration of the Nile and its basin, by Sir Harry Johnston, with illustrations from drawings and photographs by the author and others, with maps by J.

Bartholomew. Travels in Central Africa, and Explorations of the Western Nile Tributaries by Mr. and Mrs. Petherick Call Number: Online - free - HathiTrust. The Nile Quest: A Record of the Exploration of the Nile and Its Basin. Cambridge University Press.

– ISBN ^ Chisholm The Nile quest: a record of the exploration of the Nile and its basin. The story of exploration. Northern France from Belgium and the English Channel to the Loire excluding Paris and its environs.

Handbook for travellers. 2nd ed. Norway and its fjords Out-of-doors in the Holy Land: impressions of travel in body and spirit Palestine and Syria. Exploration activity, particularly in the offshore Nile Delta and Mediterranean, continues to add new giant field discoveries which extend eastward into the Levant Basin.

Egypt’s geological history is complex, with multiple phases of basin formation resulting in working petroleum systems from Paleozoic through Pliocene strata.

The Nile is the longest river in Africa and the disputed longest river in the world. Its incredible length spans over 11 countries, from Egypt all the way to Tanzania. Now, we are aware of its. The Nile River. The Nile River itself is easy to trace.

It runs northward from the city of Khartoum in Sudan through Egypt and drains into the Mediterranean. It is created, though, from the confluence of two other rivers, The White Nile and the Blue Nile.

The desert and the Nile River emerged millions of years ago when the ancient sea that covered most of Europe and northern Africa (45 million years ago) shifted, forming the Mediterranean Sea basin. This happened when the earth's plates moved, creating the Himalayas and the Alps.

The Nile quest, a record of the exploration of the Nile and its basin, by Sir Harry Johnston, () The Uganda protectorate by Sir Harry Johnston. A horde of gold grinding stones dating between 2, and 1, B.C. were discovered at the site, supporting claims that ancient Nubia was known for its fabulous gold deposits.

Though the ancient Nubians possessed no formal writing system or even urban centers to support their trade, the Nile River provided a wealth of resources and trade options. On the expedition, he explored the headwaters of the Kagera River, which he reasoned, was the true source of the Nile.

As a result of the journey, he produced a book titled "Durch Massailand zur Nilquelle" (By Massailand to the Source of Nile, ).

InBaumann was appointed consul to Zanzibar by the Austro-Hungarian government. The Nile River flows over 6, kilometers (4, miles) until emptying into the Mediterranean Sea. For thousands of years, the river has provided a source of irrigation to transform the dry area around it into lush agricultural land.

Today, the river continues to serve as a source of irrigation, as well as an important transportation and trade route. It has always asserted its right to the lion’s share of Nile River water, formalizing that claim in the Nile Waters Agreements, with little regard to the needs of upstream countries.

Hosni Mubarak compounded that slight during his long reign as Egypt’s president, taking other Nile Basin countries for granted and effectively withdrawing. Hydroclimate variability in the Nile River Basin during the p years.

Earth and Planetary Science Letters Krom MD, Stanley JD, Cliff RA, and Woodward JC. Nile River sediment fluctuations over the past yr and their. Modern exploration of the Nile basin began with the conquest of the northern and central Sudan by the Ottoman viceroy of Egypt, Muḥammad Ali, and his sons from onward.

As a result of this, the Blue Nile was known as far as its exit from the Ethiopian foothills and the White Nile. The Nile quest, a record of the exploration of the Nile and its basin ; The life of Dr.

Elisha Kent Kane and of other distinguished American explorers [microform]: containing narratives of their researches and adventures in remote and interesting portions of the globe.

I read Explorers of the Nile in part because I enjoyed Tim Jeal’s book on Stanley, and this in many ways takes up that story where it left off.

The tale gets quite complicated, not least because what might be the common-sense assumption, that explorers of the Nile started off by sailing up the river from its estuary, is largely wrong/5(). the Horn of Africa most particularly among the riparian of the Nile basin is its diplomatic influence internationally, continentally and regionally and its emerging soft power in the sub region.

Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile, FIRST EDITION, 2 engraved portraits, plates and illustrations, 2 maps (one laid on linen, loose as issued), leaf A1 loose with short tears, ownership of William Speke, later cloth, William Blackwood, JOHNSON (HARRY) The Nile Quest.

A Record of the Exploration of the Nile and its Basin, FIRST EDITION, frontispiece and 73 plates. Liberia 2 by Johnston, Harry Hamilton, Sir, at - the best online ebook storage. Download and read online for free Liberia 2 by Johnston, Harry Hamilton, Sir, The White Nile is simply the better book, if only because the White Nile itself is the better story.

The White Nile focuses on the exploration of the Nile and the search for it's source, telling a number of other stories along the way but all Excellent book - Alan Moorehead is to Nilotic Africa what Peter Hopkirk is to Central Asia, except that /5(83).

Search Nile River. Visit & Look Up Quick Results Now On celebrandoleonardocom. 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.

The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), created in with the aim to “take care of and jointly use the shared Nile Basin water and related resources”, could be an example of regional.Filed under: Nile River Valley -- Discovery and exploration. The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources, by Samuel White Baker (Gutenberg text) Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile, by John Hanning Speke.

Gutenberg text; frame-dependent HTML at ; Items below (if any) are from.Common sense in foreign policy by Johnston, Harry Hamilton, Sir, at - the best online ebook storage. Download and read online for free Common sense in foreign policy by Johnston, Harry Hamilton, Sir,

56161 views Monday, November 23, 2020