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Moorings: Portuguese Expansion and the Writing of Africa

Josiah Blackmore
Format
Book
Published
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2009.
Language
English
ISBN
9780816648320 (hardcover : alk. paper), 0816648328 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9780816648337 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0816648336 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction: Into Africa
  • Encountering the African
  • Some medieval formulations
  • The African in-between
  • Expansion and the contours of Africa
  • Routes, histories, and chronicles
  • Strangeness under the imperial sun
  • Africa and the imagination
  • The monster of melancholy
  • Adamastor melancholicus
  • The masculine ship
  • The devil's map.
Description
xxiv, 203 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-195) and index.
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