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The Resource Written culture in a colonial context : Africa and the Americas 1500-1900, edited by Adrien Delmas, Nigel Penn, (electronic resource)

Written culture in a colonial context : Africa and the Americas 1500-1900, edited by Adrien Delmas, Nigel Penn, (electronic resource)

Label
Written culture in a colonial context : Africa and the Americas 1500-1900
Title
Written culture in a colonial context
Title remainder
Africa and the Americas 1500-1900
Statement of responsibility
edited by Adrien Delmas, Nigel Penn
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Exploring the extent to which the control over the materiality of writing has shaped the numerous and complex processes of cultural exchange from the 16th century onwards, this book introduces the specifities of written culture anchored in colonial contexts
Member of
Dewey number
302.2/24409
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Delmas, Adrien
  • Penn, Nigel
Series statement
African history
Series volume
v. 2
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  • Africa
  • America
  • Communication and culture
  • Communication and culture
  • Cultural relations
  • Written communication
  • Written communication
  • Social sciences
  • Africa
  • America
Label
Written culture in a colonial context : Africa and the Americas 1500-1900, edited by Adrien Delmas, Nigel Penn, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Written Culture in a Colonial Context; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword: Writing at Sea; Contributors; Introduction: The written word and the world; Part I; 1. Rock art, scripts and proto-scripts in Africa: The Libyco-Berber example; 2. From pictures to letters: The early steps in the Mexican tlahcuilo's alphabetisation process during the 16th century; 3. Edmond R. Smith's writing lesson: Archive and representation in 19th-century Araucanía; Part II; 4. Missionary knowledge in context: Geographical knowledge of Ethiopia in dialogue during the 16th and 17th centuries
  • 5. From travelling to history: An outline of the VOC writing system during the 17th century6. Towards an archaeology of globalisation: Readings and writings of tommaso campanella on a theological-political empire between the old and the new worlds (16th-17th centuries); Part III; 7. Charlevoix and the American savage: The 18th-century traveller as moralist; 8. Written culture and the cape khoikhoi: From travel writing to kolb's 'Full Description'; 9. Nothing new under the sun: Anatomy of a literary-historical polemic in colonial Cape Town circa 1880-1910; Part IV
  • 10. Mapuche-Tehuelche Spanish writing and Argentinian-Chilean expansion during the 19th century11. To My Dear Minister: Official letters of African Wesleyan Evangelists in the Late 19th-century Transvaal; 12. Literacy and land at the Bay of Natal:Documents and practices across spaces and social economies; Part V; 13. The 'Painting' of black history: The Afro-Cuban codex of José Antonio Aponte (Havana, Cuba, 1812); 14. On Not Spreading the Word: Ministers of religion and written culture at the Cape of Good Hope in the 18th century
  • 15. Occurrences and eclipses of the myth of Ulysses in Latin American cultureIndex
Control code
ocn775301938
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (379 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004225244
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)775301938
Label
Written culture in a colonial context : Africa and the Americas 1500-1900, edited by Adrien Delmas, Nigel Penn, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Written Culture in a Colonial Context; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword: Writing at Sea; Contributors; Introduction: The written word and the world; Part I; 1. Rock art, scripts and proto-scripts in Africa: The Libyco-Berber example; 2. From pictures to letters: The early steps in the Mexican tlahcuilo's alphabetisation process during the 16th century; 3. Edmond R. Smith's writing lesson: Archive and representation in 19th-century Araucanía; Part II; 4. Missionary knowledge in context: Geographical knowledge of Ethiopia in dialogue during the 16th and 17th centuries
  • 5. From travelling to history: An outline of the VOC writing system during the 17th century6. Towards an archaeology of globalisation: Readings and writings of tommaso campanella on a theological-political empire between the old and the new worlds (16th-17th centuries); Part III; 7. Charlevoix and the American savage: The 18th-century traveller as moralist; 8. Written culture and the cape khoikhoi: From travel writing to kolb's 'Full Description'; 9. Nothing new under the sun: Anatomy of a literary-historical polemic in colonial Cape Town circa 1880-1910; Part IV
  • 10. Mapuche-Tehuelche Spanish writing and Argentinian-Chilean expansion during the 19th century11. To My Dear Minister: Official letters of African Wesleyan Evangelists in the Late 19th-century Transvaal; 12. Literacy and land at the Bay of Natal:Documents and practices across spaces and social economies; Part V; 13. The 'Painting' of black history: The Afro-Cuban codex of José Antonio Aponte (Havana, Cuba, 1812); 14. On Not Spreading the Word: Ministers of religion and written culture at the Cape of Good Hope in the 18th century
  • 15. Occurrences and eclipses of the myth of Ulysses in Latin American cultureIndex
Control code
ocn775301938
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (379 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004225244
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)775301938

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