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Title Off to the Wilds: Being the Adventures of Two Brothers
Author(s) Fenn, George Manville
Section Section II: Empire Writing & the Literature of Empire
Date 1881
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication London
Publisher Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington
Library British Library
Reference 12643.B.1
Region Africa
Names George Manville Fenn
Places South Africa, Natal, Zambezi, Zambesi falls (pp276-281)
Topics novel, fiction, children's literature, adventure, colonists, settlers, hunting, game, contents (pv), illustrations (pp3, 19, 23, 27, 28, 44, 65, 73, 82, 93, 98, 109, 123, 128, 135, 136, 149, 154, 164, 169, 178, 181, 185, 189, 200, 206, 212, 217, 225, 232, 236, 247, 257, 264, 272, 279, 282, 286, 291, 294, 302, 305, 314, 319, 328), attitude towards Zulus (pp1-10, 49, 54, 77), attitude towards Matabele (pp196, 197), dress (pp1-2, 199), cannibalism (p4), Zulus, death, health and disease (pp8, 11, 20-21), English settlers seen as superior (pp9, 196), farming (p12), Zulu weapons and hunting (pp19, 39, 188), preparations for journey (p18), Boers (pp20, 42, 45, 231, 318, 326), indigenous peoples, Kaffirs (pp184-185), Matabele warriors (p196), medicine (pp20-21), natural history (pp32-33, 46, 64-65, 105, 113), snake (pp26, 78, 106-112, 153), lynx (p28), transport (pp28, 179), weapons, guns (pp39-45, 94, 209, 305), shortage of water (p50), buffalo (pp79-84), lions (pp90-91, 93, 97-99, 120-124, 142, 290), monkeys (p117), leopard (p129), ostrich (pp133-142, 148-152), crocodile (pp163-165, 169-174), zebras (p184), meeting with tribal king (p198), tribal king in western dress (p199), music (p200), hippopotamus (p212), rhinoceros (pp225-228, 235, 245-250, 290), giraf(pp263-274), elephants (p300), tsetse fly (pp308-317), tribal conflict (p326), Amaswazis (p327), alliance with Zulus (p327)
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