David Livingstone

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Standard Name: Livingstone, David

Connections

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Occupation Isabella Bird
About a month later she wrote that thirty-five cabmen used the shelter regularly. So far, she wrote, it has worked more smoothly than I expected.
Stoddart, Anna M. The Life of Isabella Bird (Mrs. Bishop). John Murray, 1906.
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She vigorously lobbied to retain a city-paid employee hired...
Textual Production Emily Hickey
In 1895 EH contributed a preface to a new edition of Roden Noel 's Livingstone in Africa (a poem originally published in 1874). In 1901 she collaborated with John Addington Symonds in a privately printed...
Textual Production Elspeth Huxley
EH thought a perfect precept for biography was voiced by Shakespeare 's Othello: nothing extenuate, nor set down ought in malice.
Nicholls, C. S. Elspeth Huxley. HarperCollins, 2002.
427
After publishing a life (that of Hugh, third Baron Delamere ) as her...
Textual Production Anne Manning
In 1861 came both The Cottage History of England and Family Pictures, which contains reminiscences from life. She wrote another volume of biography in Heroes of the Desert, The Story of the Lives and...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Mary Anne Barker
In fact her writing personality is clearly discernible here. She makes exploration at second hand as vivid as she did her own travels as she constructs her record of the perseverance and energy of brave...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Margaret Forster
This examines the lives of Mary Livingstone (mid-Victorian daughter of a missionary in Africa, who married the more famous missionary David Livingstone , a colleague and protégé of her father), Fanny Stevenson (late Victorian...

Timeline

8 December 1840
David Livingstone , Scottish explorer and missionary, sailed from the UK for Bechuanaland.
November 1857
Scottish missionary David Livingstone published Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa.
10 April 1858
An advertisement for Mudie's Circulating Library boasted of its vast holdings of popular titles.
1865
David and Charles Livingstone published Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi and its Tributaries and the Discovery of the Lakes of Shirwa and Nyassa.
28 October 1871
Henry Stanley of the New York Herald had his famous encounter with explorer David Livingstone at Ujiji on Lake Tanganyika.
By 16 November 1872
Sir Henry Morton Stanley published an account of his African journey: How I Found Livingstone.