Chapter 6. Appropriating the ‘Unattainable’: The British Travel Experience in Patagonia

  1. Matthew Brown Lecturer
  1. Fernanda Peñaloza Lecturer

Published Online: 21 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306613.ch6

Informal Empire in Latin America: Culture, Commerce and Capital

Informal Empire in Latin America: Culture, Commerce and Capital

How to Cite

Peñaloza, F. (2009) Appropriating the ‘Unattainable’: The British Travel Experience in Patagonia, in Informal Empire in Latin America: Culture, Commerce and Capital (ed M. Brown), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306613.ch6

Editor Information

  1. University of Bristol, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Manchester, UK

  1. Parts of this chapter were taken from Phd thesis (Peñaloza, 2004a).

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

Book Series:

  1. The Bulletin of Latin American Research

Book Series Editors:

  1. Jean Grugel,
  2. David Howard,
  3. Tony Kapcia and
  4. Geoffrey Kantaris

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179324

Online ISBN: 9781444306613

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Keywords:

  • Some Preliminary Considerations;
  • The British Travel Experience and Patagonia as a Colonial Setting;
  • Darwin and the Sublime;
  • ‘The Imperialism of Free Trade’;
  • ‘conquering’;
  • “common past”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Some Preliminary Considerations

  • The British Travel Experience and Patagonia as a Colonial Setting

  • Darwin and the Sublime

  • Conclusion