Literature of Travel and Exploration: R to Z, index

Literature of Travel and Exploration: R to Z, index

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Containing more than 600 entries, this valuable resource presents all aspects of travel writing. There are entries on places and routes (Afghanistan, Black Sea, Egypt, Gobi Desert, Hawaii, Himalayas, Italy, Northwest Passage, Samarkand, Silk Route, Timbuktu), writers (Isabella Bird, Ibn Battuta, Bruce Chatwin, Gustave Flaubert, Mary Kingsley, Walter Ralegh, Wilfrid Thesiger), methods of transport and types of journey (balloon, camel, grand tour, hunting and big game expeditions, pilgrimage, space travel and exploration), genres (buccaneer narratives, guidebooks, New World chronicles, postcards), companies and societies (East India Company, Royal Geographical Society, Society of Dilettanti), and issues and themes (censorship, exile, orientalism, and tourism). For a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia website.Essay: Philippines. Edgar, Katherine. Doctoral candidate, faculty of classics. University of Cambridge. Essay: Levant. ... Psychoanalysis, Psychology, and Classical Mythology (1987), Travelers to an Antique Land: The History and Literature of Travel to Greece (1991). ... Author of Scotland for the Holidays: Tourism in Scotland 1780-1939 (2001), Water Is Best: The Hydropathic Movement in Scotland, anbsp;...

Title:Literature of Travel and Exploration: R to Z, index
Author: Jennifer Speake
Publisher:Taylor & Francis - 2003

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