Time to Eat the Dogs

A Podcast About Science, History, and Exploration

Portuguese Exploration After the Age of Discovery

Catarina Madruga talks about Portuguese exploration in the nineteenth century as European powers made plans to conquer Africa and colonize its peoples. Madruga is a post-doctoral researcher at the Natural History Museum of Berlin. She’s the author of “Expert at a Distance: Barbosa du Bocage and the Production of Scientific Knowledge on Africa,”  Journal for the History of Science and Technology, 11, 57-74.

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