The Livingstones at Kolobeng 1847-1852

Title The Livingstones at Kolobeng 1847-1852
Abstract

This book explores the five years spent by David Livingstone and his family in Kolobeng, Botswana, from 1847 to 1852. Drawing from the Livingstone family's letters, journals, and other primary sources, the author provides a detailed and nuanced picture of their experiences in this remote part of southern Africa. The book covers a range of topics, including the Livingstones' interactions with the local Tswana people, their struggles with illness and death, and their efforts to establish a mission station in Kolobeng. Overall, the book offers a fascinating insight into the early years of one of the most well-known figures in African history, and sheds light on the complex and often fraught relationships between missionaries and the people they sought to convert.

Author Janet Wagner Parsons
Publisher The Botswana Society and Pula Press
Publication Date 1997
Number of Pages 230
Length [mm] 228
Width [mm] 153
Depth [mm] 20
Condition Good

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Reference: RLDLB 349

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