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Deciphering Livingstone’s 1871 Field Diary

Gjersø, Jonas Fossli (2011) Deciphering Livingstone’s 1871 Field Diary. Africa at LSE (16 Nov 2011). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Jonas Fossli Gjersø belongs to LSE’s Department of International History. He reports on how spectral analysis, which is essentially photographing the document with different light wavelengths to isolate the written text from the newsprint, was used to decipher explorer David Livingstone’s 1871 diary.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
D History General and Old World > DT Africa
Sets: Collections > Africa at LSE
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2017 16:12
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2019 23:17
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/69451

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