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The White Man"s Grave

A Visit To Sierra Leone In 1834

by F. Harrison Rankin

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10576439M
ISBN 100548321612
ISBN 109780548321614

  The White Man's Grave by F Harrison Rankin, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Buy Travels in the White Man's Grave 1 by Donald MacIntosh (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(15).

At the beginning of the s, the interior of West and Central Africa was still known to most of the outside world a 'The White Man's Grave', and there were still large parts where its forests were But to Macintosh it was a dream come true when he found himself posted to the hot cloying humidity of those fabled lands for thirty years. The End of the "White Man's Grave"? Nineteenth-Century Mortality in West Africa By the early nineteenth century, Europeans believed firmly that coastal West Africa was the "white man's grave." They under-stood this phenomenon in a literal sense: that people from Europe were racially incapable of surviving in the African climate.

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White Man's Grave: A Novel Paperback – The White Mans Grave book by Richard Dooling (Author)Cited by: 9. "White Man's Grave" is one of those rare novels that deserves inclusion into the required reading list of any Sociology curriculum. The book raises fundamental questions about cultural perceptions of reality and poses a powerful case for Occasionally a book surfaces that is so thought-provoking it demands insertion into an academic curriculum/5.

White Man's Grave: A Novel on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.4/5(19). White Man's Grave Hardcover – June 1, by Richard Dooling (Author)/5(20). White Man's Grave Hardcover – January 1, by Richard Dooling (Author)/5(20). His book is a collection of tales from his time in the land he refers to as the "White Man's Grave." MacIntosh tells of his encounters with the often-dangerous denizens of the forests, which included masses of ants, deadly snakes, and even a leopard/5(13).

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White Man's Grave by Richard Dooling When Peace Corps volunteer Michael Killigan goes missing in West Africa, his father Randall and his best friend Boone Westfall begin separate quests to find him. Using the unprincipled excesses of lawyers and insurers as both a background against which supposedly bizarre elements of West African culture are displayed and as a big fat target for ridicule, Dooling's (Critical Care, ) ethnographic thriller/satire set in present-day Sierra Leone portrays politics and witchcraft as two sides of a single coin.

The novel's progress depends. This shows how very far medicine has advanced in the last years, because for well in to the 20th century, Africa, and West Africa in particular, was called ‘The White Man’s Grave.’ If the snakes did not get you, then disease would.

The Paperback of the White Man's Grave: A Novel by Richard Dooling at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Pages: Richard Dooling ’s White Man’s Grave, a National Book Award nominee, is set in Sierra Leone and concerns the disappearance of a Peace Corps volunteer.

White Man’s Grave. Home» Books» The white man's grave v. The white man's grave v. Rankin, F. Harrison R. Bentley, Part of: The white man's grave Creator: Rankin, F.

Harrison. Published: R. Bentley, Subject(s): History and Culture; Sierra Leone. Each story may be about a person, a Donald MacIntosh shares stories and anecdotes from his 30 years spent in West Africa (known as the white man's grave - for its high mortality rate amongst it's white visitors in the 18th and 19th centuries)/5.

In the course of the book, we also come across a varied assortment of interesting and entertaining human beings, including: Obi, the Leopard Man; the dancing R.C. Father; Old Man Africa, who taught Macintosh - amongst other things - how to prepare snacks of fat, white, goliath beetle caterpillars fried in rich, red palm-oil; Osei, the Carpenter.

National Book Foundation > Books > White Man’s Grave. White Man’s Grave Finalist, National Book Awards for Fiction. ISBN Farrar Straus & Giroux. Richard Dooling. More about this author > Get This BOOK.

White Man's Grave .Chapter 1 Randall Killigan was a senior partner in the biggest law firm in Indianapolis, chairman of its bankruptcy department, and commanding officer when his firm did battle in federal bankruptcy court. A Novel by Richard Dooling. National Book Award Finalist.

New York Times Notable Book of Read Chapter One of White Man’s Grave. Review Excerpts “A bravura display of satire Dooling evokes the humane checks and balances of a deep world: the logic, you might say, of its magic.”– Richard Eder, L.A. Times. YA book about another planet set in a medieval world with monsters.

Main character is a boy with a journal/book that has anatomical descriptions of the monsters. Cover has a white background with drawings from the monster book around the border.

By Azra 2 posts 60 views. White man's grave. [Richard Dooling] -- A peace corps worker disappears in Africa and Boone Westfall, his best friend, flies out to look for him.

The search is complicated by witchcraft, tribal politics and cultural misunderstandings. The white man's grave a visit to Sierra Leone in Volume 2, ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US See details - The white man&#;s grave a visit to Sierra Leone in Volume 2, Brand New, Fr.

White man's grave, White Man's Grave Etymology [ edit ] Referring to the high mortality rate among white missionaries and colonists in Africa, due to the tropical climate, diseases, and sanitation. Noun [ edit ].Get this from a library!

Travels in the white man's grave. [Donald Macintosh] -- Posted to Nigeria inthe author, a Scottish forester, spent the next thirty years traveling through the "white man's grave"--The vast, mysterious, primeval forests of West and Central Africa.