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First Footsteps in East Africa or an Exploration of Harar

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Sir Richard Francis Burton KCMG FRGS (1821-1890) was a British explorer, geographer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, cartographer, ethnologist, spy, linguist, poet, fencer, and diplomat. He was famed for his travels and explorations in Asia, Africa and America, as well as for his extraordinary knowledge of languages (purportedly he spoke 29 European, Asian and African languages) and cultures. His best known achievements include: a well-documented journey to Mecca in disguise at a time when Europeans were forbidden ...

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First Footsteps in East Africa or an Exploration of Harar
2006, Echo Library, Cirencester

ISBN-13: 9781406800975

Reprint of an Earlier edition

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