Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine,  3rd ser. 1 (1822), 383–85.

Select List of Books Recently Published, Chiefly Religious, With Occasional Characteristic Notices



Regular Feature—Review; Literary Notice

Publications reviewed:

Campbell 1822

Publications noticed:

Jamieson 1822


Exploration, Physical Geography, Ethnography, Natural History, Piety, Astronomy

    In reviewing John Campbell's Travels in South Africa observes: 'We have heard these Travels complained of as meagre and uninteresting. To those who take them up in hope of receiving information on Natural History and Science, they are so; but these were not the objects of the Traveller.' Considers the author has done what he was sent to do, outlining 'The country, the habits of the people, the moral and political state of the Tribes visited, their superstitions, and, above all, the necessity which exists of sending them the Gospel, and the encouragements and difficulties of Missionary enterprise'. Concludes: 'Read with Missionary views and feelings, the work is very instructive and interesting'. (383)

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