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Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
... Chaillu, achieved fame by describing monster- like gorillas and human cannibals in the Gabonese rainforest; his Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa sold ten thousand copies in its first two years in England alone.6 The po liti cal meaning of cannibals and apes extended to racial positioning...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012818-025
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1281-8
... the Squirrel. From Paul Belloni Du Chaillu, Wildlife under the Equator, Narrated for Young People (New York: Harper, 1869). Photo © British Library Board, HMNTS 10095.bb.42. X I S F O R X E R U S · 207 princeps is found in rocky and dry mountains and is much more reclu- sive than the Xerus inauris...
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By Florence Bernault
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
...Notes Introduction 1 Paul Belloni Du Chaillu, Recent Remarkable Discoveries in Central Africa (Phila- delphia, PA: Barclay, 1867), 63 and 71; and Appendix 1 in Paul Du Chaillu, A Journey to Ashango­ Land and Further Penetration into Equatorial Africa (New York, D. Appleton, 1867), 439 60. See also...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012818-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1281-8
... Hunters: A Tale of the Wilds of Africa. Ballan- tyne s novel was contemporaneous with and likely influenced by the anthropological writings and public lectures of celebrity explorer Paul Du Chaillu. Du Chaillu returned from his travels throughout equato- rial Africa with gorilla skulls and taxidermied...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
...: University of California Press, 2002. Du Berrie, Jéuan. Under the Cannibal Curse. London: Stanley Paul, 1938. Du Chaillu, Paul Belloni. A Journey to Ashango­ Land and Further Penetration into Equatorial Africa. New York: D. Appleton, 1867. Du Chaillu, Paul Belloni. Adventures in the Great Forest...
Book Chapter

By Florence Bernault
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
... fathers, 157 64; Du Chaillu and, 155 59, 161, 163 67, 275n82, 275n84, 276nn99 100, 277n104, 277n109, 277n114, 279n136; grafts from, 169; interspecies sex and, 157, 164 66; preservation of, 163 64, 205n2; race and, 139, 155 57; transference, 20, 139, 154 57, 275nn90 92, 276nn98 101, 277n102 archaic father...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012818-028
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1281-8
..., 46 52; dingoes contrasted with, 99; and hunting, 33, 64, 65, 67, 97 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Stevenson), 25 Du Chaillu, Paul, 25 26, 206, 209 Dunlop, R. H. W., 65 East African Mammals (Kingdon), 206 East India Company, 57, 80 83 ecosystems: animal transportation and, 7, 10; boars and, 31, 33...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
.... Explorer Paul Du Chaillu so frequently stole decaying limbs and skulls from a village s cemetery that women claimed that he [was] a leopard coming to eat them. 1 Other white men preserved the remains of exotic animals in arsenic, decapitating monkeys and pickling the heads for curio shops abroad.2...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
... blacksmiths.43 Incapable of seeing the deep water, they had sunk in as ultimate offerings to the spirit. In 1867, traveling near a large market by the Ngounié River, Paul Du Chaillu heard similar warnings about Fougamou, the blacksmith spirit that lived next to the nearby rapids. Fougamou had long worked...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
....62 In 1867, Paul Du Chaillu opined that the Gabonese, if left alone, would soon fall back into barbarism.63 On the eve of World War I, local officers optimistically reported that local communities started to feel the advantage of [French] presence and would soon change their habits and customs...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
... for the shift are difficult to explain with any cer- tainty. At first, foreigners remained ambivalent about local objects. Franco- American explorer Paul Du Chaillu s opus, Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa (1861), featured many negative comments on the repulsive figures of the idols owned...