In search of brightest Africa : reimagining the dark continent in American culture, 1884-1936 (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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In search of brightest Africa : reimagining the dark continent in American culture, 1884-1936

Author: Jeannette Eileen Jones
Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2011.
Series: Race in the Atlantic world, 1700-1900.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of the idea of Africa with an eye to recovering the emergence of a belief in ""Brightest Africa"" - a tradition that runs through American cultural and intellectual history with  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeannette Eileen Jones
ISBN: 9780820333205 0820333204 9780820340296 0820340294
OCLC Number: 761382557
Description: 1 volume.
Contents: Introduction: in search of brightest Africa --
A cry from Africa : Victorians, new women, new Negroes, and moderns confront the dark continent --
To Bunco a Yankee : America and the Congo question --
Written on the wall : pan-African dreams of African empires and republics --
To capture a vanishing world : naturalist-environmentalist discourses and displays of Africa --
Reel Africa : American filmmaking and criticism in defense of Africa --
Conclusion: the wonders of Africa brought to America.
Series Title: Race in the Atlantic world, 1700-1900.
Responsibility: Jeannette Eileen Jones.

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