Women's voices on Africa : a century of travel writings / Patricia W. Romero, editor

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Subjects: Women travelers--Africa--Biography
British--Africa--Biography
British--Travel--Africa--History--19th century
Travel in literature
English prose literature--Women authors--History and criticism
English prose literature--19th century--History and criticism
Africa--Description and travel
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : M. Wiener Pub., 1992
Series: Topics in world history
LC Classification: D, DT
Physical Description: 280 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgements 7
Introduction 9
Anna Martin Hinderer (Nigeria, 1853) 25
Mary Kingsley (West Africa, 1893 and 1895) 43
Lambarene 47
Life in West Africa 62
Mary Hall (Southern and Central Africa, 1904) 71
Mary Eliza Bakewell Gaunt (West Africa, 1911) 91
Anne Louise (Hay) Dundas (Tanganyika, 1921) 105
Life in an Out-Station 110
Quaint Customs and Beliefs 120
Joan Rosita Torr Forbes (East Africa, 1917) 123
A Forest City 127
Concerning Women 141
H. H. Princess Marie Louise (Gold Coast, 1925) 159
May Mott-Smith (West Africa, 1920s) 183
Nigeria 185
Lagos and Abeokouta 190
The Mahogany Hunt 197
Margery Perham (Southern Africa, 1929) 207
Prologue 210
Arrival in South Africa 215
Capetown 220
Lovedale and Fort Hare 226
Basutoland 236
Durban 246
Katherine Fannin (Ethiopia and Kenya, 1934) 255
Jocelyn Murray (Kenya, 1954) 269
Bibliography 279
Notes: LCCN: 90036228 //r94
ISBN: 1558760474 (hc : acid-free paper) :$38.95
ISBN: 1558760482 (pb) :$14.95
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-280) and index
OCLC Number: 24502660
ISBN/ISSN: 1558760474
1558760482