oa Boleswa Occasional Papers in Theology and Religion - From 'barbarism' to 'civilisation': an interpretation of colonial statues and monuments in southern Africa

Volume 2006, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1818-3816



Starting from the Renaissance right through the age of Enlightenment, Europeans were arrogantly asserting the superiority of their own culture. Images of savage Africa and its people abound in pre-19th century literature about this vast continent.

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