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The sad story of Burton, Speke, and the Nile, or, Was John Hanning Speke a cad?

W. B. Carnochan

The sad story of Burton, Speke, and the Nile, or, Was John Hanning Speke a cad?

looking at the evidence

by W. B. Carnochan

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Published by Stanford General Books in Stanford, CA .
Written in English


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StatementW. B. Carnochan.
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LC ClassificationsDT
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 140 p. :
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22723131M
ISBN 10080475571X

Synonyms for Speke in Free Thesaurus. Antonyms for Speke. 2 synonyms for Speke: John Hanning Speke, John Speke. What are synonyms for Speke? Nov 27,  · Genealogy profile for Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton Mountains of the Moon () (starring Patrick Bergin as Burton) related the story of the Burton-Speke exploration and the subsequent controversy over the source of the Nile. Carnochan, W.B. (), The Sad Story of Burton, Speke, and the Nile; or, Was John Hanning Speke a Cad Parents: Martha Burton, Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Netter.

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Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton KCMG FRGS (19 March – 20 October ) was a British geographer, explorer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, cartographer, ethnologist, spy, linguist, poet, fencer and runrevlive.com was known for his travels and explorations within Asia, Africa and the Americas as well as his extraordinary knowledge of languages and cultures. Air Power in the Age of Total War Buckley, John Review of the Future of the U.S. Aerospace Infrastructure and Aerospace Engineering Disciplines to Meet the Needs of the Air Force and the Department of Defense Committee on the Future of the U.S.


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