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Moorings: Portuguese Expansion and the Writing of Africa by Josiah Blackmore

By Josiah Blackmore

during this first publication to check Portuguese texts approximately Africa, Moorings brings an enormous yet little-known physique of eu writings to endure on modern colonial suggestion. pictures of Africa as tremendous, harmful, and luxurious have been created in early Portuguese imperial writings and ruled its illustration in eu literature. Moorings establishes those key works of their right position: foundational to Western imperial discourse.

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