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Visualizing Africa in Nineteenth-Century British Travel Accounts

Leila Koivunen
Format
Book
Published
New York : Routledge, 2009.
Language
English
Series
Routledge Research in Travel Writing
ISBN
9780415990011, 0415990017, 9780203884638, 0203884639
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Table of contents Contributor biographical information
Contents
  • Exploration and the production of travel pictures. The framed view of Africa ; The ideal of visual documentation ; Problematic picturing ; Africa captured in pictures
  • Illustrations of Africa take shape in Europe. Shared eye-witnessing ; Selection of imagery ; The inevitable transformation ; Coping with the unknown continent
  • Conclusion: Africa through western eyes.
Description
xvi, 351 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages [319]-344) and index.
Series Statement
Routledge research in travel writing ; 2
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