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The last blank spaces : exploring Africa and Australia

저자: Dane Keith Kennedy
출판사: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2013.
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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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Kennedy, Dane Keith.
Last blank spaces.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012038239
(OCoLC)812067636
자료 유형: 문서, 인터넷 자료
문서 형식: 인터넷 자원, 컴퓨터 파일
모든 저자 / 참여자: Dane Keith Kennedy
ISBN: 9780674074972 0674074971
OCLC 번호: 828869731
언어 메모: In English.
설명: 1 online resource
내용: 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.
책임: Dane Kennedy.
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