Travel, Humanitarianism, and Becoming American in Africa
Travel, Humanitarianism, and Becoming American in Africa uses observations of American travelers to southern Africa to ask: why is Africa so important to Americans? These travel stories show how encounters with Africans lead to a problematic desire to save Africa.Kathryn Mathers argues that this is then seenas a way to resolve the tensions between aspirations for a globall...more
Hardcover, 236 pages
Published December 15th 2010 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published January 1st 2010)
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