Following the Equator, Part 6 - Mark Twain

Following the Equator, Part 6

By Mark Twain

  • Release Date - Published: 1910-04-21
  • Book Genre: Essays & Memoirs
  • Author: Mark Twain
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In Following the Equator, an account of that travel published in 1897, the author unmasks and criticizes racism, imperialism and missionary zeal in observations woven into the narrative with classical Twain wit. Of particular interest, historically, are Twain's references to Cecil Rhodes in Australia and South Africa, the in-depth description of "Thugs" and "Thuggee" in India and the Boer War period and diamonds in South Africa. (

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