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His attention to detail and evident respect for his subject shine through the text and can't fail to infect the reader with an enthusiam for finding out more about this remarkable man.
Joseph Thomson (14 February 1858 – 2 August 1895) was a Scottish geologist and explorer who played an important part in the Scramble for Africa. Thomson's gazelle and Thomson's Falls, Nyahururu, are named after him. Excelling as an explorer rather than an exact scientist, he avoided confrontations among his porters or with indigenous peoples, neither killing any native nor losing any of his men to violence. His motto is often quoted to be "He who goes gently, goes safely; he who goes safely, goes fa.
Together they slowly passed through the narrow, Joseph Thomson and the exploration of Africa - Page 214. These agreements could with luck enable Goldie to exclude his competitors, pari passu, and despite the provisions of freedom of navigation.
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Volume 13 Issue 3. Joseph Thomson: Explorer and C. .By Robert I. New York, Oxford University Press, 1971.The Journal of African History.
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Of all the great Victorian era African explorers, Thomson is probably the least feted considering his immense capacity for travel and endeavour. Paradoxical perhaps, as the gazelle most often predated on in literally thousands of wildlife documentaries featuring the central African plain bears his name. It is however unlikely, as this book readily demonstrates, that fame and fortune formed the basis of his motivations. Black Heart: Gore-Browne and the Politics of Multiracial Zambia (Perspectives on Southern Africa) by Rotberg, Robert I. (June 1, 1978) Hardcover. The Rise of Nationalism in Central Africa: The Making of Malawi and Zambia, 1873-1964. The Black Homelands of South Africa: The Political and Economic Development of Bophuthatswana and Kwa-Zulu (Perspectives on Southern Africa).
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