Standard Name: Kingsley, Mary
Birth Name: Mary Henrietta Kingsley
New Woman figure because of her independence as a late Victorian traveller and a thinker, she was opposed to the contemporary women's movement, and her critique of the crown colony system was aimed at improving rather than dismantling it.'s two lengthy travel books about West Africa feature personal experience (including sharply amusing anecdotes) and comment on African culture, politics, and biology. As well as books, she penned essays for periodicals and letters to newspapers on the same themes, and a memoir of her father. Though viewed by some as a
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Kingsley, Mary. A Hippo Banquet. Penguin, 2015.
Gunther, Albert Karl Lewis Gotthilf et al. “Appendix III: Report on a Collection of Reptiles and Fishes made by Miss M. H. Kingsley during her travels on the Ogowé River and in Old Calabar”. Travels in West Africa, 3rdrd ed, Frank Cass, 1965, pp. 692-17.
Kingsley, Mary, and George Henry Kingsley. “Memoir”. Notes on Sport and Travel, Macmillan, 1900, pp. 1-206.
Kingsley, Mary. “The Development of Dodos”. National Review, Vol.
27, pp. 66-79.
Kingsley, Mary. Travels in West Africa. Macmillan, 1897.
Kingsley, Mary, and John E. Flint. Travels in West Africa. Frank Cass, 1965.
Kingsley, Mary. “Travels in West Africa, 1897”. University of Adelaide Library: Electronic Texts Collection.
Kingsley, Mary. West African Studies. Macmillan, 1899.
Kingsley, Mary. West African Studies. Macmillan, 1901.
Kingsley, Mary. West African Studies. Cambridge University Press, 2010, http://www.cambridge.org/series/sSeries.asp?code=CLOR.