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Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton - Edward Rice
Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton
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Describes the life of Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton, who explored India, the Near East, and Africa, went to Mecca, discovered the Kama Sutra, and introduced the Arabian Nights to the West. Reprint.
Describes the life of Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton, who explored India, the Near East, and Africa, went to Mecca, discovered the Kama Sutra, and introduced the Arabian Nights to the West. Reprint.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060973940 (0060973943)
ASIN: 60973943
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 688
Edition language: English
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5.0 Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton: The Secret Agent Who Made the Pilgrimage to Mecca, Discovered the Kama Sutra, and Brought the Arabian Nights to the West
Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890) is one of my longstanding heros, and an adventurer for the ages. He made a career of exploration during the mid-1800s when much of the world was surprisingly (to me) still very alien, unfamiliar, and exotic. Another reviewer compares him to Indiana Jones, and it's ...
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