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Eyewitnesses from History

Charles Dickens

A unique collection of eyewitness accounts from some of the greatest diarists and journal writers of the last two centuries. Experience first hand the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in Italy, the discovery of the Victoria Falls, life in nineteenth century Rome, London and Manchester, colonial life in Jamaica and the search for the source of the White Nile. •William Hamilton’s first hand account of the eruption of Vesuvius from 1766 •Charles Darwin’s account of his arrival at Bahia Blanca from his journal of his voyage on the Beagle •Charles Dickens account of his travels in Italy, including getting hopelessly lost on his way to a dinner party in Rome •Dr. David Livingstone’s account of his discovery of the Victoria falls •Henry Mayhew’s journals of working class people in Victorian London •Lady Nugent’s Jamaican Journal describing the crossing of the Rio Magno •Richard Burton’s account of finding Lake Tanganyika •Jerome Caminada’s account of his life as a Manchester detective

A unique collection of eyewitness accounts from some of the greatest diarists and journal writers of the last two centuries. Experience first hand the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in Italy, the discovery of the Victoria Falls, life in nineteenth century Rome, London and Manchester, colonial life in Jamaica and the search for the source of the White Nile. •William Hamilton’s first hand account of the eruption of Vesuvius from 1766 •Charles Darwin’s account of his arrival at Bahia Blanca from his journal of his voyage on the Beagle •Charles Dickens account of his travels in Italy, including getting hopelessly lost on his way to a dinner party in Rome •Dr. David Livingstone’s account of his discovery of the Victoria falls •Henry Mayhew’s journals of working class people in Victorian London •Lady Nugent’s Jamaican Journal describing the crossing of the Rio Magno •Richard Burton’s account of finding Lake Tanganyika •Jerome Caminada’s account of his life as a Manchester detective
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Genres:

History

Description:

A unique collection of eyewitness accounts from some of the greatest diarists and journal writers of the last two centuries. Experience first hand the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in Italy, the discovery of the Victoria Falls, life in nineteenth century Rome, London and Manchester, colonial life in Jamaica and the search for the source of the White Nile. •William Hamilton’s first hand account of the eruption of Vesuvius from 1766 •Charles Darwin’s account of his arrival at Bahia Blanca from his journal of his voyage on the Beagle •Charles Dickens account of his travels in Italy, including getting hopelessly lost on his way to a dinner party in Rome •Dr. David Livingstone’s account of his discovery of the Victoria falls •Henry Mayhew’s journals of working class people in Victorian London •Lady Nugent’s Jamaican Journal describing the crossing of the Rio Magno •Richard Burton’s account of finding Lake Tanganyika •Jerome Caminada’s account of his life as a Manchester detective

Language:

English

Narrators:

Charles Darwin, William Hamilton, Cathy Dobson

Length:

3h 20m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

13:03


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

02:50


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

12:27


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

02:16


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

02:52


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:09


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:39


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

17:15


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:30


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:38


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:26


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

09:08


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

08:09


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:47


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

17:07


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

08:15


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

10:50


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:45


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

25:08


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

03:12


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

24:57