Category Archives: Cartography

Anti-Apartheid in Exile: Digital Humanities and Oral History

It’s launch day for Anti-Apartheid In Exile: Alfred Hutchinson’s Road to Ghana ! Over the last few months Nicholas Grant and I have been developing this interactive online map to tell the story of the ANC activist Alfred Hutchinson, who in 1958 illegally left apartheid … Continue reading

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‘Mastering the River Niger: James MacQueen’s Map of Africa and the Struggle over Atlantic Slavery’ (Review of David Lambert’s presentation on the 13th February 2013)

This post is a review of the seminar given by David Lambert on James MacQueen’s Map of Africa (University of Leeds, 13 February 2013). David Lambert presented a fascinating analysis of the influences upon James MacQueen’s geographical imagination of the River … Continue reading

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