The owner of West Indian plantations, McQueen collected extensive information from slaves which led him correctly to the conclusion that the Niger ended in the great delta of the Blight of Benin. First published in 1840.
General view of Africa, population and states; great desert, nature, extent, miseries in crossing it; Arabian divisions of Africa; Guinea - the pepper and ivory coasts; Ashantee, or western Wangara - states, rivers, mountains, manners, customs, wars, slavery; human sacrifices - bloody fetisch rites, etc.; western division of Africa, countries, rivers, Rokelle, Rio Nunez, Rio Grande, Gambia, Senegal, etc.; the Niger, or Joliba, and its early tributaries, the Tankisso, Sarano, the Bagoe, the Kowara Ba, Ba Nimma etc.; butter tree, colat-nut tree, Jinne, Massina etc.; course of the Niger below Jinne, lake Dibbie - Jinbala - the Gozen Zair, the Mossica Ba, etc.; La Mar Zarah river, Cabra, Timbuctoo, small rivers etc.; the Niger below Timbuctoo - Ghou, Haoussa, yaoori, states betwixt the Niger and the Kong mountains, population, lakes, rivers, Boussa, park's death etc.; the Niger below Boussa, the Oli, the Moussa, Wawa - Nikky, Rakkah, rabbah, etc.; the country from Badagry to Katungah; delta of the Niger - Rio de Formosa, the Calabar, Old Calabar, Bonny, Cameroons, high land of Cameroons, etc.; the lower Niger and the Shadda etc.; Yacoba, Adamowa, Kornorfa, Biafra, etc.; rivers and countries eastward from Boussa to Bornou, Mayyarrow, Coodonia, Quarrama etc.; Kashna, Ghana, Oongaroo, Maczara, Lamlam, Agadez, the Yeou, Old Birnie, Gambarou etc.; Bornou, Kouka, Lander and Clapperton's itineraries; the river Shary and its tributaries; country from Mourzook to Bornou - the Tibboos, Bilma or Domboo, Kowar, Kanem etc.; lake Shad, or Zad, Bagherme, Bahr el Gazelle, Wajunga, the Gir, the Asoo, Caugha, Kuku, lake Fittre etc.; Runza, Dar Saley or Waday, Darfur, Kordofan, Zagawa, Nubia; the Bahr el Abiad, Shilluk, Denke, or Donga, the Bahr el Azreek, Abyssinia, Angot, Gondar etc.; African rivers which flow to the south, Shoa and Effat, Tadjoura, Zeilah, river Hawsh, Ancober; Berbera - eastern horn of Africa, etc.; Magdosh, the Zebbec, Narea, Gingiro etc.; Jaba, the Quillimancy, Limmou, the Habahia and its tributaries; the Zaire or Congo, Cataracts etc.; the Coanza, the Cuanene, Mattemba, Cassenge, Meropooa, the fish river; the eastern coast of Africa, the Zambeze and Senna, Tatta, Zanzibar, Quiloa, population of South Africa, lakes in southern Africa; concluding remarks.
Series: Cass Library of African Studies: Travels and Narratives
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 303
Published: 1st January 1969
Publisher: F CASS PUBN
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 15.34
Weight (kg): 0.71
Edition Number: 1