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The Resource Moorings : Portuguese expansion and the writing of Africa, Josiah Blackmore

Moorings : Portuguese expansion and the writing of Africa, Josiah Blackmore

Label
Moorings : Portuguese expansion and the writing of Africa
Title
Moorings
Title remainder
Portuguese expansion and the writing of Africa
Statement of responsibility
Josiah Blackmore
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this first book to study Portuguese texts about Africa, Moorings brings an important but little-known body of European writings to bear on contemporary colonial thought. Images of Africa as monstrous, dangerous, and lush were created in early Portuguese imperial writings and dominated its representation in European literature. Moorings establishes these key works in their proper place: foundational to Western imperial discourse. Attentive to history as well as the nuances of language, Josiah Blackmore leads readers from the formation of the "Moor" in medieval Iberia to the construction of a
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blackmore, Josiah
Dewey number
960/.22072
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DT36.3
LC item number
.B58 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Africans in literature
  • Muslims in literature
  • Imperialism in literature
  • Historiography
  • Historiography
  • Portuguese literature
  • Portugal
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • HISTORY
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Africans in literature
  • Historiography
  • Imperialism in literature
  • Muslims in literature
  • Portuguese colonies
  • Portuguese literature
  • Public opinion, Portuguese
  • Travel
  • Africa
  • Portugal
Label
Moorings : Portuguese expansion and the writing of Africa, Josiah Blackmore
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-195) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Into Africa -- Encountering the African -- Some medieval formulations -- The African in-between -- Expansion and the contours of Africa -- Routes, histories, and chronicles -- Strangeness under the imperial sun -- Africa and the imagination -- The monster of melancholy -- Adamastor melancholicus -- The masculine ship -- The devil's map
Control code
318219319
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 203 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816666300
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbkkzd
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318219319
Label
Moorings : Portuguese expansion and the writing of Africa, Josiah Blackmore
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-195) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Into Africa -- Encountering the African -- Some medieval formulations -- The African in-between -- Expansion and the contours of Africa -- Routes, histories, and chronicles -- Strangeness under the imperial sun -- Africa and the imagination -- The monster of melancholy -- Adamastor melancholicus -- The masculine ship -- The devil's map
Control code
318219319
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 203 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816666300
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbkkzd
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318219319

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