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The last blank spaces : exploring Africa and Australia

Autor Dane Keith Kennedy
Vydavatel: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2013.
Vydání/formát:   e-kniha : Document : EnglishZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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For a British Empire that stretched across much of the globe at the start of the nineteenth century, the interiors of Africa and Australia remained intriguing mysteries. The challenge of opening these continents to imperial influence fell to a proto-professional coterie of determined explorers. They sought knowledge, adventure, and fame, but often experienced confusion, fear, and failure. The Last Blank Spaces
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Žánr/forma: Electronic books
History
Doplňující formát: Print version:
Kennedy, Dane Keith.
Last blank spaces.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012038239
(OCoLC)812067636
Typ materiálu: Document, Internetový zdroj
Typ dokumentu Internetový zdroj, Počítačový soubor
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Dane Keith Kennedy
ISBN: 9780674074972 0674074971
OCLC číslo: 828869731
Poznámka o jazyku: In English.
Popis: 1 online resource
Obsahy: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Maps and Illustrations --
Chapter 1. Continents --
Chapter 2. Sciences --
Chapter 3. Professionals --
Chapter 4. Gateways --
Chapter 5. Logistics --
Chapter 6. Intermediaries --
Chapter 7. Encounters --
Chapter 8. Celebrities --
Epilogue --
Comparative Timeline of African and Australian Expeditions --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Odpovědnost: Dane Kennedy.
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