Jennifer Howard from the Chronicle writes about scholars and imaging scientists have managed to recover the mostly illegible contents of David Livingstone’s 1871 field diary and made them accessible online. View the Livingstone Field Diary online.
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1873 May 1, David Livingstone (60), British physician, explorer (Africa), died in Chitambo, Zambia. His body passed through Zanzibar for a funeral in London in Apr 18, 1874. 1891 Jun 11, Portugal assigned Barotseland, now in Zambia, to Britain and Nyasaland becomes a British protectorate. 1938 J. Desmond Clark (d.2002) became curator of the David [...]
The Great Rift Valley, which cleaves the earth from the Lower Zambezi River in Southern Zambia to the headwaters of the River Jordan in Egypt, is now known to be one of the cradles of the human race, and Zambia’s present population lives on lands that have been inhabited by our forebears for almost uncountable [...]