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by John Bierman
- ISBN: 039422180X
- Category: Biographies
- Author: John Bierman
- Subcategory: Memoirs
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- Language: English
- Publisher: Knopf; 1st edition (1990)
- FB2 size: 1856 kb
- EPUB size: 1749 kb
- Rating: 4.7
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Best remembered for his innocuous greeting upon finding the lost Dr. Livingstone, Henry Morton Stanley was the most celebrated explorer in an age that worshipped explorers. Dark Safari recounts Stanley's adventures in Africa.
John Bierman, reports Stanley was a consummate liar and that Stanley's autobiography is filled with perversions of reality.
An exploration of the darkest heart of the man who greeted the explorer. John Bierman, reports Stanley was a consummate liar and that Stanley's autobiography is filled with perversions of reality. Stanley says he found himself in America after deserting England via ship. He was conned into the Confederate army by a southern belle who promised eternal love (Stanley says. Nonsense, reports Bierman. This was another part of the myth. There is evidence he fought at Shiloh, where he was captured by Union troops, and interned near Chicago.
Dark Safari is a BOMC alternate. James A. Casada, Winthrop Coll. Today, if he's thought of at all, Stanley is chiefly remembered as the author of comically droll inquiry, "Doctor Livingstone, I presume?" In "Dark Safari: The Life Behind the Legend of Henry Morton Stanley," we're introduced to an almost stereotypical celebrity. A man who substitutes the spotlight for the affection and love he never received as a child.
A biography of the American 19th-century explorer, Henry Morton Stanley. The author has also written "Napoleon III and His Colonial Empire" and "Righteous Gentile".
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Despite much public criticism of Stanley's obsessive behavior and lack of concern for human life, however, he was ultimately knighted, Bierman handles these complex matters with admirable clarity.
Dark safari the life behind the legend of henry morton stanley by john bierman .
Dark safari the life behind the legend of henry morton stanley by john bierman published by john curtis, hodder and stoughton, london 1991. This book shatters this self perpetuating myth and brings the Anglo American explorer back to the forefront of African Exploration. Stanley had a very different view of Africans compared to Livingston, while Livingston was a more gentle and loved European in Africa, Stanley used the whip and the gun to get his bearers to do exactly as he wanted.
McLynn's book is also the better balanced treatment of the two; Bierman focuses on that portion of Stanley's life between 1841 and 1877-the "dark safari" of his title
McLynn's book is also the better balanced treatment of the two; Bierman focuses on that portion of Stanley's life between 1841 and 1877-the "dark safari" of his title. Both books will be greeted with enthusiasm by students of exploration, British imperialism, and African history, and are highly recommended for most libraries. Dark Safari is a BOMC alternate.
An exploration of the darkest heart of the man who greeted the explorer David Livingstone with the phrase, Dr. Livingstone, I presume? John Bierman, with the help of the newly discovered Stanley letters, leads readers into the interior of both the man and the Africa he tamed. A Cracking Good Tale of History's First Media Superstar. com User, May 15, 2007.