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Author Battell, Andrew.

Title The strange adventures of Andrew Battell of Leigh, in Angola and the adjoining regions. / reprinted from "Purchas his Pilgrimes" ; edited by E.G. Ravenstein
Published Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 210 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Works issued by the Hakluyt Society ; 2nd ser., no. 6
Works issued by the Hakluyt Society ; 2nd ser., no. 6
Contents COVER; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; BIBLIOGRAPHY; THE STRANGE ADVENTURES OF ANDREW BATTELL OF LEIGH; I. Andrew Battell, his voyage to the River of Plate, who being taken on to the coast of Brazill was sent to Angola; II. His trading on the coast; offer to escape; imprisonment; exile; escape and new imprisonment; his sending to Elamba and Bahia das Vaccas; many strange occurrences; III. Discovery of the Gagas: their wars, man-eating; overrunning countries. His trade 'with them, betraying, escape to them, and living with them; with many strange adventures
IV. His return to the Portugals: invasions of diverse countries abuses; flight from them and living in the woods diversemonths; his strange boat, and coming to Loango; V. Of the Province of Engoy [Ngoyo] and other Regions of Loango, with the Customs there observed by the King and People; VI. Of the Provinces of Bongo, Calongo, Mayombe, Manikesocke, Motimbas: of the ape-monster Pongo: their Hunting, Idolatries, and divers other observations; VII. Of the Zebra and Hippopotamus; The Portugals Wars in those parts; the Fishing, Grain, and other things remarkable
ON THE RELIGION AND THE CUSTOMS OF THE PEOPLES OF ANGOLA, CONGO AND LOANGOAPPENDICES; I. ANTHONY KNIVET IN KONGO AND ANGOLA; II. A SKETCH OF THE HISTORY OF KONGO TO THE END OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY; III. A LIST OF THE KINGS OF KONGO; IV. A SKETCH OF THE HISTORY OF ANGOLA TO THE END OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY; V.A LIST OF THE GOVERNORS OF ANGOLA, 1575-1702; INDEX AND GLOSSARY; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; l; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary Adventures between 1589 and 1607, edited, with notes and a concise history of Kongo and Angola. With part of Anthony Knivet's account of his activities in the same countries, from the same source. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1901
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Voyages and travels.
SCIENCE -- Earth Sciences -- Geography.
TRAVEL -- Budget.
TRAVEL -- Hikes & Walks.
TRAVEL -- Museums, Tours, Points of Interest.
TRAVEL -- Parks & Campgrounds.
Voyages and travels.
Angola.
Congo.
Angola.
Form Electronic book
Author Purchas, Samuel, 1577?-1626.
Ravenstein, Ernst Georg, 1834-1913.
ISBN 1283015315
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