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Central Africa. Adventures and Missionary Labors in Several Countries in the Interior of Africa, from 1849 to 1856. By T. J. Bowen.

By: BOWEN, THOMAS JEFFERSON.

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Charleston:, Southern Baptist Publication Society. No. 229 King Street.: 1857 1857

Item Number: 16732


A narrative of several journey in West Africa: Liberia, Sierra Leone, and the Yoruba country--present day Nigeria. The author's travels also touched parts of present day Ghana and Benin (Dahomey). The author along with reporting on the missions in the various countries, includes a wealth of descriptive detail about the people, countryside, customs, agriculture (including a few recipes), slavery and the slave trade, language, etc. Folding map of the Yoruba country (prese... View more info