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Author Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East. Conference (2013 : Birmingham, England), author

Title Every traveller needs a compass : travel and collecting in Egypt and the Near East / edited by Neil Cooke and Vanessa Daubney
Published Philadelphia : Oxbow Books, 2015
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Contents Introduction / Neil Cooke -- Sir John Young, High Commissioner for the Ionian Islands, and his private letter book, 1856-57 / Sonia P. Anderson -- Edward Lear in Gozo, March 1868 / Joseph Attard Tabone -- The travels of G.A. Wallin and his views on Western influence in the Middle East / Patricia Berg -- The relative contributions of William John Bankes and Charles Barry to the early plans of Gerasa/Jerash (Jordan) : evidence from the Bankes and Barry archives / Don Boyer -- John-Jacques Rifaud's lithographs : his drawings of Egyptian archaeology, natural history, manners and customs / Marie-Cécile Bruwier -- Travelling companions : Mohammed Ashgar (also known as John Bedair), 1815-74 / Neil Cooke -- The innovative antiquarian : Alexander Henry Rhind's excavations in Egypt and his collection in the National Museums Scotland / Ross Irving and Margaret Maitland -- From the Kremlin's walls to the foot of the pyramids : early Muscovite travellers in Egypt / Maksim Lebedev -- Hieroglyphs from the north : Newcastle's early travellers in Egypt and their correspondence with Jean-François Champollion / Margaret Maitland -- Amalia Sola Nizzoli (1805-45/49), archaeologist ante litteram in Egypt and the origins of the third Nizzoli collection / Daniela Picchi -- Artists and painters in the "German house" at Thebes, 1905-15 / Daniel Polz -- Raymond O'Shea and the Sand Kings of Oman as a source for Trucial Coast history / Nicholas Stanley-Price -- Did the elephants ever forget? / Peta Rée -- The admiral's daughter / John Thompson -- A Swiss Egyptologist on Her Majesty's service : Edouard Naville (1844-1926) in the Delta / Hélène Virenque -- Ulrich Jasper Stetzen / Carsten Walbiner -- Every traveller needs a compass / Ronald E. Zitterkopf
Notes "Collection of papers from the ASTENE Conference held at Aston University, Birmingham, over the weekend of 12-15 July 2013"--Introduction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Travelers -- Egypt -- Congresses.
Travelers -- Middle East -- Congresses.
Travelers' writings, European -- Congresses.
Egypt -- Antiquities -- Collectors and collecting -- Europe -- Congresses.
Egypt -- Description and travel -- Congresses.
Middle East -- Antiquities -- Collectors and collecting -- Europe -- Congresses.
Middle East -- Description and travel -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Cooke, Neil, 1947- editor
Daubney, Vanessa, editor
LC no. 2015020260
ISBN 1785701002 (electronic bk.)
1785701029 (electronic bk.)
9781785701009 (electronic bk.)
9781785701023 (electronic bk.)