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Gender, geography, and empire : Victorian women travellers in West Africa

Author: Cheryl McEwan
Publisher: Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, Vt., USA : Ashgate, ©2000.
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An exploration of the contribution to geographical thought of 19th-century British women travellers in West Africa. Themes include representation, empowerment, and feminist and post-colonial  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McEwan, Cheryl.
Gender, geography, and empire.
Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, Vt., USA : Ashgate, ©2000
(OCoLC)606350228
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl McEwan
ISBN: 1840142529 9781840142525
OCLC Number: 42834773
Description: ix, 250 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Travel, text and empowerment --
3. Paradise or pandemonium --
4. White women and 'race' --
5. Slavery, witchcraft and cannibalism --
6. Colonized counterparts --
7. Retrieving subaltern histories --
8. Conclusions.
Responsibility: Cheryl McEwan.

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