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Title Travel writing in the nineteenth century : filling the blank spaces / edited by Tim Youngs
Published London ; New York : Anthem Press, 2006

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Description xi, 250 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Anthem nineteenth century studies
Anthem nineteenth century studies.
Contents 1. Introduction : filling the blank spaces / Tim Youngs -- 2. The Balkans in nineteenth-century British travel writing / Vesna Goldsworthy -- 3. Touring in extremis : travel and adventure in the Congo / Stephen Donovan -- 4. Politics, aesthetics and quest in British travel writing on the Middle East / Geoffrey Nash -- 5. Imperial player : Richard Burton in Sindh / Indira Ghose -- 6. Early Indian travel guides to Britain / Michael H. Fisher -- 7. A princess's pilgrimage : Nawab Sikandar Begam's account of Hajj / Siobhan Lambert-Hurley -- 8. A Yankee in Yucatan : John Lloyd Stephens and the lost cities of America / Nigel Leask -- 9. George Lewis and the American churches / Alasdair Pettinger -- 10. Strategies of travel : Charles Dickens and William Wells Brown / Tim Youngs -- 11. Missionary positions : romantic European Polynesias from Cook to Stevenson / Sarah Johnson -- 12. Writing the southern cross : religious travel writing in nineteenth-century Australasia / Anna Johnston -- 13. A young writer's journey into the New Zealand interior : Katherine Mansfield's The Urewera notebook / Anne Maxwell
Bibliography "Further reading": pages [237]-239
Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Travel writing -- History -- 19th century.
Travelers' writings -- History and criticism.
Travel -- 19th century.
Civilization, Modern -- 19th century.
Author Youngs, Tim.
ISBN 9781843312185 hardback
1843312182 hardback
Other Titles Travel writing in the 19th century