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Periodical article Periodical article Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:The Victorians and Namibia
Author:Brewis, Alexander
Year:2015
Periodical:Journal - Namibia Scientific Society (ISSN 1018-7677)
Volume:63
Pages:181-202
Language:English
Geographic term:Namibia
Subjects:travel
British
1800-1899
images
travel books (form)
Abstract:This article throws light on a relatively unexpected area of Namibian history, namely the writings by Victorians on the country. It gives a brief overview of English writings concerning Namibia and its inhabitants. The Victorians directly involved with Namibia were Charles Andersson, James Alexander, Francis Galton (the eugenicist), Thomas Baines and James Chapman. Bibliogr. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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