The Last Blank Spaces

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Harvard University Press, Mar 1, 2013 - History - 365 pages
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The challenge of opening Africa and Australia to British imperial influence fell to a coterie of proto-professional explorers who sought knowledge, adventure, and fame but often experienced confusion, fear, and failure. The Last Blank Spaces follows the arc of these explorations, from idea to practice, intention to outcome, myth to reality.

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Review: The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and Australia

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Very good. Note to author - Australia has crocodiles, not alligators. Read full review

About the author (2013)

Dane Kennedy is the Elmer Louis Kayser Professor of History and International Affairs at The George Washington University.

Author's home: Fairfax, VA

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