Literature of Travel and Exploration: G to P

Literature of Travel and Exploration: G to P
Author : Jennifer Speake
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Total Pages : 542
Release : 2003
ISBN 10 : 1579584241
ISBN 13 : 9781579584245
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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.

Literature of Travel and Exploration: G to P
Language: en
Pages: 542
Authors: Jennifer Speake
Categories: Travel writing
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Containing more than 600 entries, this valuable resource presents all aspects of travel writing. There are entries on places and routes (Afghanistan, Black Sea,
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Language: en
Pages: 2100
Authors: Jennifer Speake
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-12 - Publisher: Routledge

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Language: en
Pages: 524
Authors: Jennifer Speake
Categories: Travel writing
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Containing more than 600 entries, this valuable resource presents all aspects of travel writing. There are entries on places and routes (Afghanistan, Black Sea,
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