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Author Jones, Jeannette Eileen, 1970-

Title In search of brightest Africa [electronic resource] : reimagining the dark continent in American culture, 1884-1936 / Jeannette Eileen Jones.

Imprint Athens : University of Georgia Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xviii, 296 p. : ill.
Series Race in the Atlantic world, 1700-1900
Race in the Atlantic world, 1700-1900.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Public opinion -- United States.
Africa -- Foreign public opinion, American.
Africa -- Relations -- United States.
United States -- Relations -- Africa.
Africa -- Civilization.
United States -- Civilization -- 1865-1918.
United States -- Civilization -- 1918-1945.
United States -- Intellectual life.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780820333205 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0820333204 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780820341965 (e-book)

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