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voyage to Senegal, the isle of Goree, and the River Gambia

Michel Adanson

voyage to Senegal, the isle of Goree, and the River Gambia

by Michel Adanson

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Published by London .
Written in English


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Statementby M. Adanson.
SeriesLandmarks of science
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Open LibraryOL20674879M

  Goree touts itself as a major passage way for Africans into slavery, well it wasn't. Just down the road in Gambia, Alex Haley found Kunta Kinte. Much doubt has been put on the facts to Haley's story by scholars and oral historians, nonetheless both Goree and Haley bring or brought to us the absolute horror and imhumanity of the slave trade.5/5. On arrival in Senegal, our expert cultural tour guide will meet, assist and transfer you to your hotel in a private vehicle. Once you have checked in, your guide, who will be with you throughout your stay, will brief you on what to expect during your time in Senegal and Gambia. Overnight at Hotel Farid. Day 2: Dakar and Goree Island.

Île de Gorée (also known as Goree Island) is a small island located just off the coast of Dakar, Senegal's sprawling capital city. It has a convoluted colonial history and was once an important stop on Atlantic trade routes from Africa to Europe and the Americas. In particular, Île de Gorée has earned itself a reputation as the foremost place in Senegal for those wishing to learn more Author: Anouk Zijlma. A voyage to Senegal, the isle of Goree, and the river Gambia, —Translation of Histoire naturelle du Sénégal Wikisource has original text related to this article: Adanson, MichelBorn: 7 April , Aix-en-Provence.

The British also maintained a strong interest in the region and established the River Gambia as a protectorate in The French however consolidated their position and made strong forays into the interior, building fort stations along the Senegal River – many of which are still in evidence today – and founded the administrative centre of. The "House of Slaves" on Senegal's Goree Island was, by some accounts, a first stop for some 20 million African slaves destined for ships moored in the deep waters off Goree's rocky shores.


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Notes. Micro-opaque. New York, Readex Microprint, 4 cards. 23 x 15 cm. (Landmarks of science). A Voyage to Senegal: The Isle of Goreé, and the River Gambia De Michel Adanson. Gambia River - A two day cruise on the mighty Gambia River through tropical forest, bamboo groves, rice paddies and mangroves.

Saloum Delta - Explore the river delta by traditional pirogue through mangroves and aquatic birds. Isle de Goree - A tranquil island rich in history and a UNESCO World Heritage Site/5(). William Cunningham of Craigens' engraved book-plate pasted onto front end-paper.

The author was employed by the French East India Company in Senegal for five years, He describes his travels and experiences and also his studies of natural history of West Africa.

A Voyage to Senegal, the Isle of Goree, and the River Gambia Adanson, Michel () Published by Printed for J Nourse and W Johnston, London (). A Voyage to Senegal, The Isle of Goree and the River Gambia: £ ($).

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This comprehensive book is the first field guide to the birds of The Gambia and Senegal, an area of West Africa popular with birders for its many tropical African birds.

The guide provides full accounts of over bird species and depicts nearly all of these in 48 beautiful color plates. Centrally located on Goree Island, Villa Castel offers a furnished terrace, a flower garden and Wi-Fi is free of charge in the entire property. About everything. Interesting place for a short stay.

The hotel is an island of tranquility on an island of joy. The hotel breakfast and dinner were great. The staff is so nice and helpful. ♦ The Gambia River - a 2-day cruise on the mighty Gambia River through tropical forest, bamboo groves, rice paddies and mangroves ♦ Saloum Delta - explore the river delta by traditional pirogue through mangroves and aquatic birds ♦ Isle de Goree - a tranquil island rich in history and a UNESCO World Heritage Site/5().

SAVE. See Tripadvisor's Goree Island, Dakar Region hotel deals and special prices on 30+ hotels all in one spot. Find the perfect hotel within your budget with reviews from real travelers. Goree Slave Island (House of Slaves) was a key slave post in West Africa.

Today the Island, off the coast of Dakar, Senegal is a major tourist site attracting hundreds of visitors on Weekends and.Gambia River – A two day cruise on the mighty Gambia River through tropical forest, bamboo groves, rice paddies and mangroves.

Saloum Delta – Explore the river delta by traditional pirogue through mangroves and aquatic birds. Isle de Goree – A tranquil island rich in history and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.M. Adanson.

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