“The Last African Explorer”

Title“The Last African Explorer”
Year for Search1879
AuthorsJones, Eustace Hinton
Secondary TitleHood’s Comic Annual for 1879. Thirty Pages of Illustrations By Eminent Artists Engraved By the Brothers Dalziel
Pagination59-63
Date Published1879
PublisherPub. by the Proprietors at the Fun Office
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Satire on African exploration in which a man walks from London to Central Africa and comes across a eutopia. Government ministers are paid to think; other government officials are paid to propangandize and not think; murderers become army officers with those guilty of violent assaults forming the ranks; thieves are placed in the financial ministry or made tax collectors. Since no debt is recoverable by law, all transactions are in cash.

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Author Note

(d. 1881)

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1879 Jones, Eustace Hinton (d. 1881). “The Last African Explorer.” Hood’s Comic Annual for 1879. Thirty Pages of Illustrations By Eminent Artists Engraved By the Brothers Dalziel (London: Pub. by the Proprietors at the Fun Office, 1879), 59-63. PSt

Satire on African exploration in which a man walks from London to Central Africa and comes across a eutopia. Government ministers are paid to think; other government officials are paid to propangandize and not think; murderers become army officers with those guilty of violent assaults forming the ranks; thieves are placed in the financial ministry or made tax collectors. Since no debt is recoverable by law, all transactions are in cash.