Dr. Livingstone, I Presume?: Missionaries, Journalists, Explorers, and Empire

Dr. Livingstone, I Presume?: Missionaries, Journalists, Explorers, and Empire

by Clare Pettitt
     
 

When American reporter Henry Morton Stanley met Scottish missionary-explorer Dr. David Livingstone in 1871, his greeting was to take on mythological proportions. Drawing on films, children's books, games, songs, cartoons, and TV shows, this book reveals the many ways our culture has remembered Stanley's phrase, while tracking the birth of an Anglo-American Christian… See more details below

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When American reporter Henry Morton Stanley met Scottish missionary-explorer Dr. David Livingstone in 1871, his greeting was to take on mythological proportions. Drawing on films, children's books, games, songs, cartoons, and TV shows, this book reveals the many ways our culture has remembered Stanley's phrase, while tracking the birth of an Anglo-American Christian imperialism that still sets the world agenda today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674024878
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
05/15/2007
Series:
Profiles in History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.69(d)

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