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Title The 'book' of travels : genre, ethnology, and pilgrimage, 1250-1700 / edited by Palmira Brummett
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 329 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Series Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions, 1573-4188 ; v. 140
Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions ; v. 140. 1573-4188
Contents Introduction : genre, witness, and time in the 'book' of travels / Palmira Brummett -- Late medieval ambassadors and the practice of cross-cultural encounters, 1250-1450 / Joan-Pau Rubiés -- Ruy González de Clavijo's narrative of courtly life and ceremony in Timur's Samarqand, 1404 / David J. Roxburgh -- Copying maps by Matthew Paris : itineraries fit for a king / Daniel K. Connolly -- 'A mirrour of mis-haps, a mappe of miserie' : dangers, strangers, and friends in Renaissance pilgrimage / Wes Williams -- Postcards from the harem : the cultural translation of Niccolao Manucci's book of travels / Pompa Banerjee -- Afterword : one reader reading / Mary Baine Campbell
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-309) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ethnology in literature.
Europeans -- Travel -- Asia.
Intercultural communication in literature.
Literary form -- History.
Pilgrims and pilgrimages in literature.
Travelers' writings, European -- History and criticism.
Travelers' writings, European -- Themes, motives.
Asia -- Description and travel.
Asia -- In literature.
Form Electronic book
Author Brummett, Palmira Johnson, 1950-
LC no. 2009008453
ISBN 1282601474
9047428447 (electronic bk.)
9789047428442 (electronic bk.)
(hbk. ; alk. paper)
(hbk. ; alk. paper)