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Expeditionary Science: Conflicts of Method in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Geographical Discovery

Lawrence Dritsas (ed.)

in Geographies of Nineteenth-Century Science

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226487267
eISBN:
9780226487298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487298.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the conflicts in method of mid-nineteenth century expeditionary science in England, focusing on the geographical discovery of the Central African Lakes. It highlights the ... More


Iberia in the Greek Geographical Imagination

Javier Gómez Espelosín

in Colonial Encounters in Ancient Iberia: Phoenician, Greek, and Indigenous Relations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226148472
eISBN:
9780226148489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148489.003.0011
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

We know very little of actual experiences of geographical discovery achieved by the Greeks, or conveyed in some way to them by the real protagonists, during the Archaic period. Most of the ... More


The Saga of Captain Cook 1

Hobbles Danaiyarri

in Australia’s Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563739
eISBN:
9780191701894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563739.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter presents an account of British explorer Captain James Cook’s discovery of Australia as recorded the memory of Hobbles Danaiyarri, an Aboriginal cultural custodian and cattle-station ... More


(Post)colonial Translations in V. S. Naipaul's The Enigma of Arrival

Shirley Chew

in Translating Life: Studies in Transpositional Aesthetics

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236740
eISBN:
9781846314285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236740.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines V. S. Naipaul's attitude towards Joseph Conrad by focusing on the complex manner in which colonial societies and colonial identity are revisioned in the novel The Enigma of ... More


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