Literature of Travel and Exploration: R to Z, index

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Taylor & Francis, 2003 - Travel writing - 1479 pages
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.
 

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Contents

Preface
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Fitzroy Dearborn
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Acknowledgments ix
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London EC4P
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Library of Congress CataloginginPublication Data
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EXPLORATION
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Board of Advisors xvii
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Alphabetical Entry List xix
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R TO
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General Index 1393
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