Quiz: Mary Kingsley: Petticoats in the Jungle
Mary Kingsley: Petticoats in the Jungle
By: Nathan Chandler
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About This Quiz

In the 19th century, women were expected to marry and to raise children. Mary Kingsley, however, had other plans. She disposed of society's norms, headed off for adventure and made a name for herself in the history books. How much do you know about this gutsy female adventurer?

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