Title: Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa
Author: David Livingstone
Publication Date: 1857
Subject: Travel, Exploration, Africa, Christianity
David Livingstone, Africa, Exploration, Christianity, Missions, Kalahari Desert, Zambesi River
Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa is a book by the Scottish missionary and explorer David Livingstone, published in 1857. The book is an account of Livingstone's second expedition to Africa, in which he traveled from Cape Town to Loanda on the west coast, and then across the continent to the east coast at Quelimane.
Livingstone's purpose in undertaking this expedition was to abolish the slave trade by opening the continent to Christian commerce and missionaries. He also wanted to learn more about the geography and people of Africa.
During his journey, Livingstone crossed the Kalahari Desert, explored the Zambesi River, and discovered the Victoria Falls. He also made contact with a number of African tribes, and learned about their customs and beliefs.
Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa is a classic work of travel literature. It is also an important source of information about Africa in the mid-19th century.
Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa is a must-read for anyone interested in travel, exploration, Africa, or Christianity. David Livingstone's firsthand account of his journey across Africa is full of adventure and insights.
If you're interested in learning more about the Kalahari Desert, the Zambesi River, the Victoria Falls, or the African tribes that Livingstone encountered, this book is for you. It's also a great read for anyone who wants to learn more about the history of Christianity in Africa.