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Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa.

This is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally important work by David Livingstone, which is now, at last, again available to you.

Enjoy this classic work today. These selected paragraphs distill the contents and give you a quick look inside Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa:

Oswells Elephant-hunting-Return to Kolobeng-Make a third Start thence-Reach Nchokotsa-Salt-pans-Links, or Springs-Bushmen-Our Guide Shobo-The Banajoa-An ugly Chief-The Tsetse-Bite fatal to domestic Animals, but harmless to wild Animals and Man-Operation of the Poison-Losses caused by it-The Makololo- Our Meeting with Sebituane-Sketch of his Career-His Courage and Conquests-Manoeuvres of the Batoka-He outwits them-His Wars with the Matebele-Predictions of a native Prophet-Successes of the Makololo-Renewed Attacks of the Matebele-The Island of Loyelo-Defeat of the Matebele-Sebituanes Policy-His Kindness to Strangers and to the Poor-His sudden Illness and Death-Succeeded by his Daughter-Her Friendliness to us-Discovery, in June, 1851, of the Zambesi flowing in the Centre of the Continent-Its Size-The Mambari-The Slave-trade-Determine to send Family to England-Return to the Cape in April, 1852-Safe Transit through the Caffre Country during Hostilities-Need of a Special Correspondent-Kindness of the London Missionary Society-Assistance afforded by the Astronomer Royal at the Cape.

...Leave Shinte-Manioc Gardens-Mode of preparing the poisonous kind-Its general Use-Presents of Food-Punctiliousness of the Balonda- Their Idols and Superstition-Dress of the Balonda-Villages beyond Lonaje-Cazembe-Our Guides and the Makololo-Night Rains-Inquiries for English cotton Goods-Intemeses Fiction-Visit from an old Man-Theft-Industry of our Guide-Loss of Pontoon-Plains covered with Water-Affection of the Balonda for their Mothers-A Night on an Island-The Grass on the Plains-Source of the Rivers-Loan of the Roofs of Huts-A Halt-Fertility of the Country through which the Lokalueje flows-Omnivorous Fish-Natives Mode of catching them- The Village of a Half-brother of Katema, his Speech and Present-Our Guides Perversity-Mozenkwas pleasant Home and Family-Clear Water of the flooded Rivers-A Messenger from Katema-Quendendes Village: his Kindness-Crop of Wool-Meet People from the Town of Matiamvo-Fireside Talk-Matiamvos Character and Conduct-Presentation at Katemas Court: his Present, good Sense, and Appearance-Interview on the following Day-Cattle-A Feast and a Makololo Dance-Arrest of a Fugitive- Dignified old Courtier-Katemas lax Government-Cold Wind from the North-Canaries and other singing Birds-Spiders, their Nests and Webs-Lake Dilolo-Tradition-Sagacity of Ants.

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