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Author Koivunen, Leila.

Title Visualizing Africa in nineteenth-century British travel accounts / Leila Koivunen
Published New York : Routledge, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 351 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge research in travel writing ; 2
Routledge research in travel writing ; 2
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-344) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Illustration of books -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Travelers' writings, English -- Africa -- History and criticism.
Africa -- Description and travel.
Africa -- Discovery and exploration.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203884639 (electronic bk.)
9780203884638 (electronic bk.)