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Written culture in a colonial context Africa and the Americas, 1500-1900 by Adrien Delmas

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Published by UCT Press in Cape Town .
Written in English

Subjects:

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

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Adrien Delmas and Nigel Penn
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP211.3.A35 W75 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 364 p. :
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25058605M
ISBN 101919895264
ISBN 109781919895260
LC Control Number2011509021

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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. 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.