Livingstone's 'Lives': A Metabiography of a Victorian Icon

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David Livingstone, the 'missionary-explorer', has attracted more commentary than nearly any other Victorian hero. Beginning in the years following his death, he soon became the subject of a major biographical tradition. Yet out of this extensive discourse, no unified image of Livingstone emerges. Rather, he has been represented in diverse ways and in a variety of socio-political contexts. Until now, no one has explored Livingstone's posthumous reputation in full. This book meets the challenge. In approaching Livingstone's ...

Livingstone'S 'Lives': A Metabiography of a Victorian Icon 2017, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9781526106797

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Livingstone'S 'Lives': A Metabiography of a Victorian Icon 2014, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719095320

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