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Title The Gorilla Hunters: a Tale of the Wilds of Africa
Author(s) Ballantyne, R. M
Section Section II: Empire Writing & the Literature of Empire
Date 1861
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication London
Publisher T. Nelson and Sons
Library British Library
Reference 12806.cc.16
Region Africa
Names Robert Michael Ballantyne
Places West Africa, Central Africa
Topics novel, fiction, children's literature, adventure, contents, naturalist, naval officer, hunting (pp15, 17-18, 60, 96-107, 156, 168-172, 181, 192, 216-218, 236-238, 245-250), colonial conflict (p17), dress (p33), natural history (pp31, 35, 50, 54-63, 66, 74, 93-94, 316), gorilla (pp19, 180-184, 222, 223, 238, 239, 252, 417-422), desert (p201), ants (pp74-75, 165), bull (pp56-57), leopard (pp56-57, 267, 306), monkey (pp47, 54, 267, 388), elephant (pp96-107, 157, 267, 306), lion (pp101, 162, 173, 267, 291, 306-311), gazelle (p55, 100), zebra (pp158, 267, 289), rhinoceros (pp158, 162, 175-176, 267, 306), antelope (pp165, 267), iguanas (p94), pelican and fish-hawk (pp95-96), wild pigs (pp55, 100), giraf(pp166, 267, 300), oxen (p198), alligators (p267), apes (p267), ostrich (pp167-172), ebony (p252), spider (pp36, 300), tsetse fly (pp204-205), lions (pp209, 263), trade (pp47-49, 79-80, 131), ivory (pp48, 108, 157, 294), language (p48), law (p48), African tribe (pp48, 49, 80, 327-374, 407), village (pp137, 327), health and disease (p90), African customs (pp78-79, 84-85, 408), superstition, fetish (pp78, 94, 116, 143), missionary work (pp79, 87, 187, 253), cannibalism (pp118, 220, 370), religion (pp87, 296), Christianity (p87), slavery, slave trade (pp255, 315, 321-322, 325-326), tribal conflict (pp320, 356), European military leadership (pp340-361), weapons (p346)
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