Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Travels in West Africa

Travels in West Africa by Mary H. Kingsley

LibriVox recording of Travels in West Africa, by Mary H. Kingsley. Read by Kehinde. Mary Henrietta Kingsley (13 October 1862 – 3 June 1900) was an British explorer and writer who greatly influenced European ideas about Africa and its people. Kingsley was an outspoken critic of European colonialism, a champion for indigenous customs, and a dedicated campaigner for a revised British policy which supported traders and merchants over the needs of settlers and missionaries.

 see also
Travels in West Africa, Congo Francais, Corisco and Cameroons

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