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King Solomon's mines

Author: H Rider Haggard; Gerald Cornelius Monsman
Publisher: Peterborough, Ont. : Broadview Press, 2002.
Series: Broadview literary texts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When first published, King Solomon's Mines (1885) was an enormous popular success. The narrative follows the explorations of Allan Quatermain, a fortune hunter who travels to Africa in search of ancient treasures and a lost fellow explorer. Written as an adventure story, the novel is also a late-Victorian imperial romance that illuminates the politics of British imperialist capitalism in 1870s and 1880s South  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Adventure fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H Rider Haggard; Gerald Cornelius Monsman
ISBN: 1551114399 9781551114392
OCLC Number: 50022729
Description: 306 pages : map ; 22 cm.
Contents: King Solomon's mines --
Appendix A: Victorian Critical Reaction --
Appendix B: Haggard on Africa and romance --
Appendix C: Historical documents: natives and imperialists in South Africa --
Appendix D: Historical documents: spoils of imperialism: gold, diamonds, and ivory.
Series Title: Broadview literary texts.
Responsibility: H. Rider Haggard ; edited by Gerald Monsman.
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When first published, King Solomon's Mines (1885) was an enormous popular success. The narrative follows the explorations of Allan Quatermain, a fortune hunter who travels to Africa in search of  Read more...

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"Scholars, students and general readers will welcome Gerald Monsman's new edition, which comes lavishly supplied with illuminating contextual documents. In a provocative introductory essay, Professor Read more...

 
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