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The Resource Everfair, Nisi Shawl

Everfair, Nisi Shawl

Label
Everfair
Title
Everfair
Statement of responsibility
Nisi Shawl
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • An "alternate history novel that explores the question of what might have come of Belgium's ... colonization of the Congo if the native populations had learned about steam technology a bit earlier"--Amazon.com
  • Fabian Socialists from Great Britian join forces with African-American missionaries to purchase land from the Belgian Congo's "owner," King Leopold II. This land, named Everfair, is set aside as a safe haven, an imaginary Utopia for native populations of the Congo as well as escaped slaves returning from America and other places where African natives were being mistreated. As the native populations adopt advances in steam technology as their own, an uneasy truce between the country's many factions leads to a revolt against Leopold's harsh reign
Summary
In a world where the native populations of the Congo adopt steam technology and declare independence from King Leopold II, the land of Everfair is created to provide sanctuary for all people of African descent who are mistreated in their current homelands
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10518152
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shawl, Nisi
Dewey number
813
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alternative histories (Fiction)
  • Utopias
  • Utopias
  • Steampunk fiction
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Belgium
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Belgium
Target audience
adult
Label
Everfair, Nisi Shawl
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000058836582
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
383 pages
Isbn
9780765338051
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
Stock number
BRO-adap20160922-054
System control number
(OCoLC)918994463
Label
Everfair, Nisi Shawl
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000058836582
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
383 pages
Isbn
9780765338051
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
Stock number
BRO-adap20160922-054
System control number
(OCoLC)918994463

Library Locations

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