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Keltie, John Scott Sir 1840-1927

Overview
Works: 225 works in 750 publications in 4 languages and 7,335 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Reference works  History  Records and correspondence  Biography  Genealogy  Military history  Yearbooks  Juvenile works 
Roles: Editor, Author, Contributor, Translator, Cartographer, Composer, Author of introduction, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Correspondent
Classifications: JA51, 320
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Most widely held works by John Scott Keltie
The Statesman's year-book( )

in English and held by 3,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A manual of descriptive and statistical information about the governments of the world
The story of Emin's rescue as told in Stanley's letters by Henry M Stanley( Book )

11 editions published between 1889 and 1969 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The partition of Africa by John Scott Keltie( Book )

28 editions published between 1893 and 2015 in English and German and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the latter part of the nineteenth century, as technological progress enabled the exploration of hitherto neglected territory, the powers of Western Europe embarked on a process of imperial expansion into the African continent. As a journalist for The Times, geographer John Scott Keltie (1840-1927) wrote articles on the 'scramble' at the time, and in 1893 published this authoritative text on the subject, here reissued in its revised and augmented second edition of 1895. Keltie's presentation of the topic was well received and remained of lasting relevance, being described in his obituary as 'the best text-book of that exploration and division of a forgotten continent'. Early chapters address certain aspects of African history, but the bulk of the book deals with European attempts at settlement, partition and commercial exploitation. The future of Africa, as a site of ongoing European contention and competition, is also considered
History of geography by John Scott Keltie( Book )

18 editions published between 1913 and 2010 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Africa by John Scott Keltie( Book )

18 editions published between 1906 and 1939 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley and the map of Africa by John Scott Keltie( Book )

5 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A History of the Scottish Highlands, Highland clans and Highland regiments by John Scott Keltie( Book )

29 editions published between 1875 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The position of geography in British universities by John Scott Keltie( Book )

6 editions published in 1921 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Daniel Defoe, carefully selected from the most authentic sources. With Chalmers' life of the author, annotated by Daniel Defoe( Book )

33 editions published between 1869 and 2007 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of the British dramatists : carefully selected from the best editions, with copious notes, biographies, and a historical introduction by John Scott Keltie( Book )

32 editions published between 1870 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A naturalist in the Guianas by Eugene André( Book )

13 editions published between 1902 and 1964 in English and Spanish and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Applied geography, a preliminary sketch by John Scott Keltie( Book )

9 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Africa by John Scott Keltie( Book )

11 editions published between 1907 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La délivrance d'Emin Pacha d'après les lettres de H.-M. Stanley by Henry M Stanley( Book )

12 editions published between 1890 and 2007 in French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considéré comme le grand explorateur du continent africain, Stanley est envoyé au Congo afin d'apporter de l'aide à Emin Pacha: l'aventurier allemand converti à l'Islam, devenu gouverneur de la province équatoriale du Soudan, est menacé par des forces mahdistes hostiles. Si l'expédition a un objectif humain, sa destination est aussi bien géographique, ethnographique que politique. Le récit des événements, sous forme de lettres, apporte un témoignage historique réel
The Statesman's year-book : statistical and historical annual of the states of the world for the year 1990-1991 by John Paxton( Book )

72 editions published between 1864 and 2017 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley's Briefe über Emin Pascha's Befreiung by Henry M Stanley( Book )

22 editions published between 1890 and 1891 in German and Undetermined and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the Scottish Highlands, Highland clans and Highland regiments, with an account of the Gaelic language, literature, and music by John Scott Keltie( Book )

15 editions published between 1885 and 1900 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures in the air. Being memorable experiences of great aeronauts by W. de Fonvielle( Book )

3 editions published in 1877 in English and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geographical education report to the Council of the Royal Geographical Society by John Scott Keltie( Book )

8 editions published between 1885 and 1886 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the Highlands & Highland clans by John Scott Keltie( Book )

4 editions published in 1887 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The works of Daniel Defoe, carefully selected from the most authentic sources. With Chalmers' life of the author, annotated
Alternative Names
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John Scott Keltie British geographer

John Scott Keltie Brits geograaf (1840-1927)

Keltie, J. S. 1840-1927

Keltie, J. S. (John Scott), 1840-1927

Keltie, J. Scott.

Keltie, John S.

Keltie, John S. 1840-1927

Keltie, John Scott

Keltie, John Scott 1840-1927

Keltie, John Scott 1840-1927 Sir

Keltie, John Scott, Sir, 1840-1927

Scott Keltie, J.

Scott Keltie, John.

Scott Keltie John 1840-1927

ケルテー, ゼー スコツト

ジョン・スコット・ケルティ

Languages
English (329)

German (23)

French (12)

Spanish (3)

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