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The Resource The fateful journey : the expedition of Alexine Tinne and Theodor von Heuglin in Sudan (1863-1864) : a study of their travel accounts and ethnographic collections, Robert Joost Willink

The fateful journey : the expedition of Alexine Tinne and Theodor von Heuglin in Sudan (1863-1864) : a study of their travel accounts and ethnographic collections, Robert Joost Willink

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The fateful journey : the expedition of Alexine Tinne and Theodor von Heuglin in Sudan (1863-1864) : a study of their travel accounts and ethnographic collections
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The fateful journey
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the expedition of Alexine Tinne and Theodor von Heuglin in Sudan (1863-1864) : a study of their travel accounts and ethnographic collections
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Robert Joost Willink
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eng
Summary
This compelling, richly illustrated work recounts the African journeys of the intrepid Dutch traveller Alexine Tinne (1835-1869). Heiress to a huge fortune -she was at the time the richest woman in the country - and bored with the royal court intrigues in The Hague, Tinne left for Egypt and Sudan accompanied by her mother Henriette Tinne-Van Capellen, ultimately settling in Khartoum. On her expedition in 1862-64, Tinne was joined by the German zoologist Theodor von Heuglin: the whole party set out for the as yet uncharted Bahr-el-Ghazal, hoping to explore that region and ascertain how far west
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The fateful journey : the expedition of Alexine Tinne and Theodor von Heuglin in Sudan (1863-1864) : a study of their travel accounts and ethnographic collections, Robert Joost Willink
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The fateful journey : the expedition of Alexine Tinne and Theodor von Heuglin in Sudan (1863-1864) : a study of their travel accounts and ethnographic collections, Robert Joost Willink
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt6wp676
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue; Introduction; Sudan: the place for adventure, trade and science; The White Nile and Khartoum; Preparations for the journey; To the Bahr el-Ghazal; Beyond the Bahr el-Ghazal; The reversal of fortune; A pause in Cairo; After Cairo; Epilogue; Appendices; The White Nile excursion of the Tinne party; Khartoum in the summer of 1862; Khartoum; Sudan; Letters A. Tinne from Khartoum and Berber; Tidings from Cairo; Petermann's maps of 1865 and 1869; Explanatory notes to the consulted sources; Acknowledgements; Source Notes; Catalogue; Introduction to the ethnographic collections
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1 online resource (455 pages)
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online
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9789048514908
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rdamedia
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