Representing Africa: landscape, exploration and empire in Southern Africa, 1780–1870
McAleer, John (2010) Representing Africa: landscape, exploration and empire in Southern Africa, 1780–1870, Manchester, GB, Manchester University Press, 272pp. (Studies in Imperialism).
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Southern Africa played a varied but vital role in Britain’s maritime and imperial stories: it was one of the most intricate pieces in the British imperial strategic jigsaw, and representations of southern African landscape and maritime spaces reflect its multifaceted position.
*Representing Africa* examines the ways in which British travellers, explorers and artists viewed southern Africa in a period of evolving and expanding British interest in the region. Drawing on a wide range of archival sources, contemporary travelogues and visual images, many of which have not previously been published in this context, this book posits landscape as a useful prism through which to view changing British attitudes towards Africa.
|Subjects:||D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
D History General and Old World > DT Africa
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
|Divisions:||Faculty of Humanities > History
|Date Deposited:||04 Oct 2012 14:27|
|Last Modified:||04 Oct 2012 14:27|
|Contributors:||McAleer, John (Author)
|Publisher:||Manchester University Press|
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