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The last blank spaces : exploring Africa and Australia

Author: Dane Keith Kennedy
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. [u.a.] : Harvard Univ. Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The challenge of opening Africa and Australia to British imperial influence fell to a coterie of proto-professional explorers who sought knowledge, adventure, and fame but often experienced  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dane Keith Kennedy
ISBN: 9780674048478 0674048474
OCLC Number: 854688913
Notes: Continents -- Sciences -- Professionals -- Gateways -- Logistics -- Intermediaries -- Encounters -- Celebrities -- Epilogue -- Comparative timeline of African and Australian expeditions.
Description: 353 S. : Ill., Kt
Responsibility: Dane Kennedy.

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As a result of Kennedy's excellent analysis, we see more clearly what Australian exploration was, and what it was not.--Jim Davidson"The Australian" (03/09/2013) Considering Australia and Africa Read more...

 
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