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Bruce of the Blue Nile.

Robert Silverberg

Bruce of the Blue Nile.

by Robert Silverberg

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland,
  • Africa, North
    • Subjects:
    • Bruce, James, 1730-1794 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Bruce, James, 1730-1794.,
    • Explorers -- Scotland -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Scots -- Africa, North -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature.

    • About the Edition

      A biography of a pioneer in African exploration whose extraordinary experiences in his quest for the source of the Nile made many of his contemporaries label him a charlatan.

      Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [225]-226.

      GenreBiography, Juvenile literature.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT115 .S55
      The Physical Object
      Pagination232 p.
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5679127M
      ISBN 100030724554
      LC Control Number69010246

      Full Leather. Very Good binding. An attractive set of Bruce's Travels, in which he recounts in which he recounts his twelve years in North Africa searching for the origins of the Nile. He did in fact discover the origins of the Blue Nile, and was the first European to follow the Blue Nile to its confluence with the White Nile.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, Volume 3 (of 5) by James Bruce - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

        Now a book, Explorers Of The Nile, by historian Tim Jeal, gives a detailed account of these forays in search of the Nile’s source. The object of the quest had been the planet’s most elusive. Directed by Kenneth Branagh. With Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Rose Leslie, Kenneth Branagh. While on vacation on the Nile, Hercule Poirot must investigate the murder of a young heiress.

        The Blue Nile alone contributes 59 percent of the River Nile waters, making it the most important source of socio-economic development now. Prof Saifeddin adds that the topography of the Blue Nile Basin, in Ethiopia in particular, permits the construction of huge dams to produce electricity and irrigate wide areas of land in Ethiopia and Sudan. An account of the course of the Blue Nile from the Ethiopian Highlands, through the Sudan and Egupt to the sea. The book contains an historical narrative which starts in the eighteenth century and ends in The period was dominated by four men: James Bruce, the Scot who journeyed to the supposed source of the Blue Nile, and stayed in warring.


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'The Blue Nile' features in the 'recommended further reading' of that book, and clearly for all the right reasons. The book is made up of four parts: 1. The travels to Ethiopia by the arrogant yet imposing aristocrat Bruce, who found the source of the Blue Nile (although 16th century Portuguese arguably did that already a few centuries before) by: Abyssinia Bruce --Youth of an explorer --First adventures in Africa --Baalbek, Palmyra, and the Nile --By sea to Massawa --The road to Gondar --Into Ethiopia --Bruce at the royal court --Conspiracies and delays --To the source of the Blue Nile --Turmoil in Gondar --Out of Ethiopia --The desert crossing --The end of the journey.

Responsibility. James Bruce and the Blue Nile, Gouache painting by Frank Marsden Lea. The Illustration Art Gallery The Book Palace established [email protected] (+44 20 ). In this book Moorehead first recounts the search for the origins of the Blue Nile, whose source waters were nowhere near as difficult to locate as were those of the White Nile, which passe They are very well written, although through both The White Nile and The Blue Nile the recurring themes of destruction and bloodshed run like a red thread/5(82).

The flow of the Blue Nile reaches maximum volume in the rainy season (from June to September), when it supplies 70–80% of the water of the Nile proper.

The Blue Nile was a major source of the flooding of the Nile that contributed to the fertility of the Nile Valley and the consequent rise of Ancient Egypt and Egyptian mythology. 'The Blue Nile' features in the 'recommended further reading' of that book, and clearly for all the right reasons.

The book is made up of four parts: 1. The travels to Ethiopia by the arrogant yet imposing aristocrat Bruce, who found the source of the Blue Nile (although 16th century Portuguese arguably did that already a few centuries before) s: Travels to discover the source of the Nile Volume 6 of Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, in the YearsJames Bruce Travels to discover the source of the Nile, James Bruce: Author: James Bruce: Edition: 2: Publisher: Ballantyne, Original from: Oxford University: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote.

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Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, Volume 1 (of 5) by James Bruce - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. James Bruce >The Scottish explorer James Bruce () introduced Ethiopia to the >Western world and confirmed the source of the Blue Nile. He was the first >modern explorer of tropical Africa.

James Bruce was born on Dec. 14,near Larbert in Stirlingshire. In going to remote Ethiopia, Bruce risked "numberless dangers and sufferings," purportedly just "in order to discover the source of the Nile." Hancock further states: "Lest any should be in any doubt that this was indeed his ambition he enshrined it conspicuously in the full title of the immense book that he later wrote: Travels to Discover the.

“The Blue Nile” is the subject of a book written by Alan Moorehead in Africa already ancient appeared Arabs army arrived bank battle began Blue Nile boats Bonaparte Bonaparte’s British Bruce Burckhardt Cairo called Cameron camp campaign carried civilization command continued course Desaix early east Egypt Egyptian enemy England 4/5(10).

Softcover. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Highlights the dominant roles played by James Bruce, Napoleon, Muhammad Ali, and Emperor Theodore of Ethiopia in the turbulent history of the Blue Nile Solid binding.

Book. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller 5. James Bruce, Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile () One of the first European explorers in this part of Africa was a Scot named James Bruce.

After serving as consul general in Algiers, he set off in in search of the Nile’s source, a puzzle that had preoccupied people since. The source of the Blue Nile is usually seen as either the Gish Abay spring or the river’s outlet from Lake Tana.

Despite the importance of the River Nile since antiquity, very little research has been conducted into the cultural and religious aspects of the Blue Nile in general or into its sources in particular. Books > Children & Young Adults > Children & YA Non-Fiction; Share - Bruce of the Blue Nile by Robert A.

Silverberg (Hardcover) Bruce of the Blue Nile by Robert A. In the Scottish explorer James Bruce visited Lake Tana as well as the source of the Blue Nile.

Magdi M. El-Kammash Charles Gordon Smith. Modern exploration of the Nile basin began with the conquest of the northern and central Sudan by the Ottoman viceroy of Egypt, Muḥammad ʿAlī, and his sons from onward. The Highest Order of the Blue Ray Family emanate from the 13th Circuitry Gate, which is the first layer projected from the Zero Point Universal God Core.

This First Order Blue Ray Family is the esotericGenetic Timekeepers of our Universal System and is known in Egyptian-Sirian histories as the Code of the Blue Nile. In The Blue Nile, Alan Moorehead continues the classic, thrilling narration of adventure he began in The White Nile, depicting this exotic place through the lives of four explorers so daring they can be considered among the world's original adventurers — each acting and reacting in separate expeditions against a bewildering background of.

Bruce believed that the Blue Nile was the Nile of antiquity and claimed, falsely, that it was the larger of the two Nile tributaries. In his narrative Bruce further announced that he had discovered the source of the Nile, while in fact, the first Europeans to visit Gish Abay were the 16th century Spanish Jesuit Pedro Paez and, later, the 17th.The Nile River has two major branches, the Blue Nile and the White Nile.

Both branches are named for the color of their water. The Blue Nile is a bright blue at its source, and begins to darken when it reaches the Sudan, while the White Nile’s water is a whitish-gray (Hoyt, ).Blue Nile synonyms, Blue Nile pronunciation, Blue Nile translation, English dictionary definition of Blue Nile.

A river of northeast Africa. It is the chief headstream of the Nile and flows about 1, km from northwest Ethiopia to Sudan.