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The Great travelers : a collection of firsthand narratives of wayfarers, wanderers, and explorers in all parts of the world from 450 B.C. to the present / edited, with introductions, by Milton Rugoff

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The Great travelers : a collection of firsthand narratives of wayfarers, wanderers, and explorers in all parts of the world from 450 B.C. to the present / edited, with introductions, by Milton Rugoff
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The Great travelers
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a collection of firsthand narratives of wayfarers, wanderers, and explorers in all parts of the world from 450 B.C. to the present / edited, with introductions, by Milton Rugoff
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1913-
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Rugoff, Milton
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  • Voyages and travels
  • Travelers' writings
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The Great travelers : a collection of firsthand narratives of wayfarers, wanderers, and explorers in all parts of the world from 450 B.C. to the present / edited, with introductions, by Milton Rugoff
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and indexes
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  • Volume 1. THE ORIENT : from Persia to Japan -- The wonders of the East (1271-ca. 95) / Marco Polo -- Of feasts and pleasure domes (1318-30) / Friar Odoric -- The Marco Polo of Islam (1325-54) / Ibn Battuta -- Adventurer in Calicut (1502-8) / Ludovico di Varthema -- Caravan to Bokhara (1558-60) / Anthony Jenkison -- The Indian letters of "Il Fantastico" (1614-26) / Pietro Della Valle -- Tartars, llamas and butter flowers (1844-46) / Évariste Régis Huc -- Tea hunter (1848-51) / Robert Fortune -- Anna and the King's harem (1862-67) / Anna H. Leonowens -- At home amony the Koryaks (1865-67) / George Kennen -- Turkestan: a harem escapade and a Cossak massacre (1873) / J. A. Mac Gahan -- Victorial lady on the Upper Yangtze (1878-79, 1896-97) / Isabella Bird Bishop -- Japan through Western eyes (1878-79) / Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld -- Goal: unexplored Asia (1893-97, 1905-8) Svem Hedin -- Tutor to a God-king (1943-50) / Heinrich Harrer -- THE LEVANT : from Istanbul to the Arabian Sea -- The Rabbi and the Caliph of Bagdad (1160-73) / Benjamin of Tudela -- An Elizabethan in Persia (1568-74) Geofrey Ducket -- The English organ builder and the Sultan (1599-1600) / Thomas Dallam -- Turkey: baths, harems, and the use of inoculation (1716-18) / Lady Mary Wortley Montagu -- Court in Cairo, a sheik's treachery and the jews of Jerusalem (1835-36) / John Lloyd Stephens -- Adventures in wild Persia: the wanderjahr of an English archaeologist (1839-42) / Austen Henry Layard -- An Infidel in Mecca (1853) / Sir Richard Burton -- Englishman as desert nomad (1876-78) / Charles Montagu Doughty -- In quest of forgotten places (1930-32) / Freya Stark -- Wine-shop on Cyprus (1953-56) / Lawrence Durrell -- AFRICA. -- The ways of the Egyptians (ca. 450 B.C) / Herodotus of Halicarnassus -- Slaves and public women (1686-1700) / William Bosman -- The Niger fever (1795-97) / Mungo Park -- End of the Niger quest (1830-31) / Richard Lander -- Gorillas and witch trials (1855-59) / Paul Du Chaillu -- Passing the time in Uganda (1860-63) / John Hanning Speke -- Rhinos, elephants and a very durable wife (1861-65) / Samuel White Baker -- Mission without limit (1865-73) / David Livingstone -- Breaker of stones (1871-72) / Henry Morton Stanley -- Kimberley and the diamond mines (1877-78) / Anthony Trollope -- Elephant ivory and "Captain" Obanjo (1893-95) / Mary H. Kingsley -- The strange city in the desert (ca. 1923-30) / R.V.C. Bodley -- The shy people of the Kalahari (1951-55) / Elizabeth Marshall Thomas -- THE SOUTH SEAS -- "Primus Circumdedisti Me" (1519-22) / Ferdinand Magella -- Tahitian girls and tenpenny nails (1766-68) / George Robertson -- "...to go as far as possible for a man to go" (1768-80) / James Cook -- As Bligh saw it (1787-90) / William Bligh -- Sandalwood trader in the Fiji Isands (1807-9) / William Lockerby -- Valley in Paradise (1842-43) / Herman Melville -- Australia deserta (1844-46) / Charles Sturt -- His magesty, the King of Apemama (1888-90) / Robert ouis Stevenson -- Easter Island: the riddle of the giant statues (1955-56) / Thor Heyerdahl
  • Volume 2. A CIRCUIT OF EUROPE. -- Italy: forks, fans and courtesans (1608) / Thomas Coryat -- Italy: glimpses on a wedding tour (1784-87) / Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi -- France: the eve of the revolution (1787-90) / Arthur Young -- Elegance and decay: a glipse of Portuguese high society (1787-88, 1794-95) / William Beckford -- The strange ways of Irishmen and Englishmen (1799-1803) / Abu Taleb Khan -- London: plum pudding and pugilists (1810-11) / Louis Simond -- The English aristocracy: a rake's report (1826-28) / Prince Hermann Pückler-Muskau -- Musketeer in the Alps (1832) / Alexander Dumas -- From a bullfight in Madrid to the fair at Nizhni Novgorod (1840, 1858-60) / Théophile Gautier -- Roman carnival and other scenes (1844-45) / Charles Dickens -- Men and manners in wild Wales (1854) / George Borrow -- The schoolroom, the iron mills and the slums (1859-71) Hippolyte Taine -- Living on the Grand Canal (1861-65) / William Dean Howells -- Venice: the color and the sound (1869-82) / Henry James -- Scandinavia: smörgåsbord and communal steam baths (1871-78) / Paul Du Chaillu -- The fine art of seeing an Alpine sunrise (1878) / Mark Twain -- Dining in Paris: an Englishman's report (1878-79) / George Augustus Sala -- To the magnetic South: a flight from Switzerland (1912-13) / D. H. Lawrence -- Leningrad and a hospital in Odessa (1935) / Edmund Wilson -- Bosnian jews, a magician as Bishop, and a women who questioned her fate (1937) / Rebecca West -- Trapani: the mystery of Easter (1954) / Herbert Kubly -- Young love in Moscow (1957) / Santha Rama Rau -- AMERICA SOUTH -- A landfall in the Bahamas (1492-93) / Christopher Columbus -- Conquistador (1517-21) / Bernal Díaz del Castillo -- Capture of an Inca King (1530-34) / Francisco Pizarro -- The Amazon women (1541-42) / Francisco de Orellana -- English freebooters and Spanish terror (1567-82) / Miles Philips -- Ladies of Lima, Vicuñas and coca chewers (1838-42) / Johann Jakob Von Tschudi -- Journey to a Mayan ruin (1839-40) / John Lloyd Stephens -- Street cries, nuns and gamblers (1839-42) / Frances Calderón de la Barca -- Down the Amazon (1851-52) / William Lewis Herndon -- Trial by pain (1948-50) Alain Gheerbrant -- AMERICA NORTH -- Visit to a virgin coast (1584) / Philip Amadas and Arthur Barlow -- Life among the Hurons (1604-18) / Samuel de Champlain -- Early Americans: a close-up (1748-51) / Peter Kalm -- Pioneer life (1801-3) / François André Mmichaux -- A note on the not so noble savage (1804-6) / Meriwether Lewis and William Clark -- The Santa Fé Trail (1831-40) / Josiah Gregg -- Self-torture and wild horses (1832-39) / George Catlin -- Broadway, slums, and a steamboat on the Ohio (1842) / Charles Dickens -- Boston Brahmin at a buffalo hunt (1846) / Francis Parkman -- Gold rush fever (1849-51) / J. Goldsborough Bruff -- New York streetcars and western manners (1861-62) / Anthony Trollope -- A stagecoach on the prairie and the camel that ate an overcoat (1861-65) / Mark Twain -- Saratoga: "The democratization of elegance" (1870-82) / Henry James -- Lady in the wild west (1873) / Isabella Bird Bishop -- Skyscrapers, stockyards and a football game at Harvard (1893-94) / Paul Bourget -- Florida (1946-52) / Alistair Cooke -- POLAR PLACES -- Eskimo interlude (1819-27) / William Edward Parry -- North of Siberia (1878-79) / Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld -- Wanderer in Greenland (1907-34) / Peter Freuchen -- Doing as the Eskimos do (1908-12) / Vilhjalmur Stefansson -- Fortitude (1910-12) / Robert Flacon Scott -- Life in an igloo (1934-49) / Roger P. Buliard
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1329196
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24 cm
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2 volumes
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60012591
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illustrations
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The Great travelers : a collection of firsthand narratives of wayfarers, wanderers, and explorers in all parts of the world from 450 B.C. to the present / edited, with introductions, by Milton Rugoff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Volume 1. THE ORIENT : from Persia to Japan -- The wonders of the East (1271-ca. 95) / Marco Polo -- Of feasts and pleasure domes (1318-30) / Friar Odoric -- The Marco Polo of Islam (1325-54) / Ibn Battuta -- Adventurer in Calicut (1502-8) / Ludovico di Varthema -- Caravan to Bokhara (1558-60) / Anthony Jenkison -- The Indian letters of "Il Fantastico" (1614-26) / Pietro Della Valle -- Tartars, llamas and butter flowers (1844-46) / Évariste Régis Huc -- Tea hunter (1848-51) / Robert Fortune -- Anna and the King's harem (1862-67) / Anna H. Leonowens -- At home amony the Koryaks (1865-67) / George Kennen -- Turkestan: a harem escapade and a Cossak massacre (1873) / J. A. Mac Gahan -- Victorial lady on the Upper Yangtze (1878-79, 1896-97) / Isabella Bird Bishop -- Japan through Western eyes (1878-79) / Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld -- Goal: unexplored Asia (1893-97, 1905-8) Svem Hedin -- Tutor to a God-king (1943-50) / Heinrich Harrer -- THE LEVANT : from Istanbul to the Arabian Sea -- The Rabbi and the Caliph of Bagdad (1160-73) / Benjamin of Tudela -- An Elizabethan in Persia (1568-74) Geofrey Ducket -- The English organ builder and the Sultan (1599-1600) / Thomas Dallam -- Turkey: baths, harems, and the use of inoculation (1716-18) / Lady Mary Wortley Montagu -- Court in Cairo, a sheik's treachery and the jews of Jerusalem (1835-36) / John Lloyd Stephens -- Adventures in wild Persia: the wanderjahr of an English archaeologist (1839-42) / Austen Henry Layard -- An Infidel in Mecca (1853) / Sir Richard Burton -- Englishman as desert nomad (1876-78) / Charles Montagu Doughty -- In quest of forgotten places (1930-32) / Freya Stark -- Wine-shop on Cyprus (1953-56) / Lawrence Durrell -- AFRICA. -- The ways of the Egyptians (ca. 450 B.C) / Herodotus of Halicarnassus -- Slaves and public women (1686-1700) / William Bosman -- The Niger fever (1795-97) / Mungo Park -- End of the Niger quest (1830-31) / Richard Lander -- Gorillas and witch trials (1855-59) / Paul Du Chaillu -- Passing the time in Uganda (1860-63) / John Hanning Speke -- Rhinos, elephants and a very durable wife (1861-65) / Samuel White Baker -- Mission without limit (1865-73) / David Livingstone -- Breaker of stones (1871-72) / Henry Morton Stanley -- Kimberley and the diamond mines (1877-78) / Anthony Trollope -- Elephant ivory and "Captain" Obanjo (1893-95) / Mary H. Kingsley -- The strange city in the desert (ca. 1923-30) / R.V.C. Bodley -- The shy people of the Kalahari (1951-55) / Elizabeth Marshall Thomas -- THE SOUTH SEAS -- "Primus Circumdedisti Me" (1519-22) / Ferdinand Magella -- Tahitian girls and tenpenny nails (1766-68) / George Robertson -- "...to go as far as possible for a man to go" (1768-80) / James Cook -- As Bligh saw it (1787-90) / William Bligh -- Sandalwood trader in the Fiji Isands (1807-9) / William Lockerby -- Valley in Paradise (1842-43) / Herman Melville -- Australia deserta (1844-46) / Charles Sturt -- His magesty, the King of Apemama (1888-90) / Robert ouis Stevenson -- Easter Island: the riddle of the giant statues (1955-56) / Thor Heyerdahl
  • Volume 2. A CIRCUIT OF EUROPE. -- Italy: forks, fans and courtesans (1608) / Thomas Coryat -- Italy: glimpses on a wedding tour (1784-87) / Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi -- France: the eve of the revolution (1787-90) / Arthur Young -- Elegance and decay: a glipse of Portuguese high society (1787-88, 1794-95) / William Beckford -- The strange ways of Irishmen and Englishmen (1799-1803) / Abu Taleb Khan -- London: plum pudding and pugilists (1810-11) / Louis Simond -- The English aristocracy: a rake's report (1826-28) / Prince Hermann Pückler-Muskau -- Musketeer in the Alps (1832) / Alexander Dumas -- From a bullfight in Madrid to the fair at Nizhni Novgorod (1840, 1858-60) / Théophile Gautier -- Roman carnival and other scenes (1844-45) / Charles Dickens -- Men and manners in wild Wales (1854) / George Borrow -- The schoolroom, the iron mills and the slums (1859-71) Hippolyte Taine -- Living on the Grand Canal (1861-65) / William Dean Howells -- Venice: the color and the sound (1869-82) / Henry James -- Scandinavia: smörgåsbord and communal steam baths (1871-78) / Paul Du Chaillu -- The fine art of seeing an Alpine sunrise (1878) / Mark Twain -- Dining in Paris: an Englishman's report (1878-79) / George Augustus Sala -- To the magnetic South: a flight from Switzerland (1912-13) / D. H. Lawrence -- Leningrad and a hospital in Odessa (1935) / Edmund Wilson -- Bosnian jews, a magician as Bishop, and a women who questioned her fate (1937) / Rebecca West -- Trapani: the mystery of Easter (1954) / Herbert Kubly -- Young love in Moscow (1957) / Santha Rama Rau -- AMERICA SOUTH -- A landfall in the Bahamas (1492-93) / Christopher Columbus -- Conquistador (1517-21) / Bernal Díaz del Castillo -- Capture of an Inca King (1530-34) / Francisco Pizarro -- The Amazon women (1541-42) / Francisco de Orellana -- English freebooters and Spanish terror (1567-82) / Miles Philips -- Ladies of Lima, Vicuñas and coca chewers (1838-42) / Johann Jakob Von Tschudi -- Journey to a Mayan ruin (1839-40) / John Lloyd Stephens -- Street cries, nuns and gamblers (1839-42) / Frances Calderón de la Barca -- Down the Amazon (1851-52) / William Lewis Herndon -- Trial by pain (1948-50) Alain Gheerbrant -- AMERICA NORTH -- Visit to a virgin coast (1584) / Philip Amadas and Arthur Barlow -- Life among the Hurons (1604-18) / Samuel de Champlain -- Early Americans: a close-up (1748-51) / Peter Kalm -- Pioneer life (1801-3) / François André Mmichaux -- A note on the not so noble savage (1804-6) / Meriwether Lewis and William Clark -- The Santa Fé Trail (1831-40) / Josiah Gregg -- Self-torture and wild horses (1832-39) / George Catlin -- Broadway, slums, and a steamboat on the Ohio (1842) / Charles Dickens -- Boston Brahmin at a buffalo hunt (1846) / Francis Parkman -- Gold rush fever (1849-51) / J. Goldsborough Bruff -- New York streetcars and western manners (1861-62) / Anthony Trollope -- A stagecoach on the prairie and the camel that ate an overcoat (1861-65) / Mark Twain -- Saratoga: "The democratization of elegance" (1870-82) / Henry James -- Lady in the wild west (1873) / Isabella Bird Bishop -- Skyscrapers, stockyards and a football game at Harvard (1893-94) / Paul Bourget -- Florida (1946-52) / Alistair Cooke -- POLAR PLACES -- Eskimo interlude (1819-27) / William Edward Parry -- North of Siberia (1878-79) / Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld -- Wanderer in Greenland (1907-34) / Peter Freuchen -- Doing as the Eskimos do (1908-12) / Vilhjalmur Stefansson -- Fortitude (1910-12) / Robert Flacon Scott -- Life in an igloo (1934-49) / Roger P. Buliard
Control code
1329196
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
2 volumes
Lccn
60012591
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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