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Written culture in a colonial context

Adrien Delmas

Written culture in a colonial context

Africa and the Americas, 1500-1900

by Adrien Delmas

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Published by Brill in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Communication and culture,
  • Congresses,
  • Cultural relations,
  • Written communication,
  • Colonization

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Adrien Delmas, Nigel Penn
    SeriesAfrican history -- v. 2, African history (Brill Academic Publishers) -- v. 2.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP211.3.A35 W75 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25116027M
    ISBN 109789004223899
    LC Control Number2011047480

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There is very little in the modern literature on the history of written culture that describes specific practices related to writing that were anchored in the colonial context: from introducing writing into societies without alphabets, to the ships' logs kept by captains, which were often the first documents written on previously unknown : Adrien Delmas.

Recent developments in the cultural history of written culture have omitted the specificity of practices relative to writing that were anchored in colonial contexts. The circulation of manuscripts and books between different continents played a key role in the process of the first globalization from the 16th century onwards.

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Written Culture in a Colonial Context: Adrien Delmas: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Written Culture in a Colonial Context: Africa and the Americas - Written Culture in a Colonial Context.: 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.

There is very little in the modern literature on the history of written culture that describes the specific practices related to writing that were anchored in colonial contexts.

It was not just ships, soldiers and missionaries that drove the process of European expansion from the 16th to the 19th centuries. Written culture in a colonial context (ePub) has been added to your cart. of writing into societies without alphabets was a major factor in changing the very function and meaning of written culture.

This book explores the extent to which the types of written information that resulted during colonial expansion shaped the numerous and complex Format: Ebook. Their colonial forbearers, however, did not have Google to decode the local rock engravings they stumbled upon.

Nor did they have Written Culture in a Colonial Context: Africa and the Americas,edited by Adrien Delmas and Nigel Penn, with which to cross-reference and contextualise the varieties of authorship already extant in the.

There is very little in the modern literature on the history of written culture that describes the specific practices related to writing that were anchored in colonial contexts.

It was not just ships, soldiers, missionaries and settlers that drove the process of European expansion from the Cited by: 6. Recent developments in the cultural history of written culture have omitted the specificity of practices relative to writing that were anchored in colonial contexts.

The circulation of manuscripts and books between different continents played a key. Written culture and the Cape Khoikhoi: From travel writingto Kolb’s ‘Full Description’ Nothing new under the sun: Anatomy of a literary-historical polemic in colonial Cape Town circa –   There is very little in the modern literature on the history of written culture that describes specific practices related to writing that were anchored in the colonial context.

It was not just ships, soldiers and missionaries that drove the process of European expansion from the 16th to Pages: The Writing Culture Debate. Although Writing Culture was to give rise to multifaceted debates on reflexivity, objectivity, epistemology, culture, ethnography of the world system, and the politics of representation, the text itself primarily dealt with the poetics of ethnography, largely sidelining political and epistemological matters.

In its textualist attempt to challenge then-conventional. Get this from a library. Written culture in a colonial context: Africa and the Americas, [Adrien Delmas; Nigel Penn;]. Print culture embodies all forms of printed text and other printed forms of visual prominent scholar in the field is Elizabeth Eisenstein, who contrasted print culture, which appeared in Europe in the centuries after the advent of the Western printing-press (and much earlier in China where woodblock printing was used from AD), to scribal culture.

Written culture in a colonial context: Africa and the Americas, [Adrien Delmas; Nigel Penn;] -- "Ships, soldiers, missionaries and settlers drove the process of European expansion from the 16th to the 19th centuries.

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