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James L. Newman

James L. Newman is emeritus professor of geography at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School. His previous works include The Peopling of Africa: A Geographic Interpretation, Imperial Fooprints: Henry M. Stanley’s African Journey, Paths Without Glory: Richard Francis Burton in Africa, and Encountering Gorillas: A Chronicle of Discovery, Exploitation, Understanding, and Survival. He lives in Syracuse, New York.

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Cover of 'Finding Dr. Livingstone'

Finding Dr. Livingstone
A History in Documents from the Henry Morton Stanley Archive
Edited by Mathilde Leduc-Grimaldi and James L. Newman
· Foreword by Guido Gryseels and Dominique Allard

In 1870, journalist Henry M. Stanley embarked on a search for the famous explorer Dr. David Livingstone. In 1872, Stanley returned with the story of how he had found Livingstone near Lake Tanganyika, restored his health, and resupplied his expedition. This collection of unpublished documents reveals how Stanley shaped the account of his journey.

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