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François Le Vaillant Le Vaillant
Travel into the interior parts of Africa [Voyage de M. LeVaillant dans l'intéreur de l'Afrique] , 1790
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This text is an example of the dialogue that took place when attempting to describe a species - a mix of collaboration, criticism, correction, and praise. While Le Vaillant’s accuracy was later questioned, his book was perhaps the most popular guide to Africa of its time.
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Art Of African Exploration
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