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Narrative of a Journey Overland from England to India - Volume 1

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  • 460 Nombre de pages
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First published in 1830, this pioneering work introduces readers to exotic locations and intriguing cultures.

Résumé
A pioneering piece of travel writing, Anne Katharine Elwood's Narrative of a Journey Overland (1830) describes sights from cathedrals to pyramids, and deserts to termites. Volume 1 covers her journey to Bombay via France, Italy and Egypt, and constitutes a unique account of interest to travellers and historians alike.

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Preface; 1. Departure from England; 2. Aix aux Bains; 3. Turin; 4. Pisa; 5. Florence; 6. Sienna; 7. Rome; 8. Departure from Rome; 9. Naples; 10. Embarkation in steam-packet; 11. Sicilian Brigantino; 12. Malta; 13. Departure from Malta; 14. Franks at Alexandria; 15. Embarkation on the canal of Mahmoudieh; 16. Grand Cairo; 17. Arrival of Sir Hudson Lowe; 18. Pic-nic at the Pyramids; 19. Cangia; 20. Life on the Nile, and scenery; 21. Arrival at Thebes; 22. Biban Ool Moolk; 23. Memnonium; 24. Kenne; 25. Camseen; 26. Takhtrouan, or native litter; 27. Desert of the Thebaid; 28. Adel Cashia; 29. Cosseir; 30. Embarkation on the Red Sea; 31. Coast of the Hedjaz; 32. Djidda; 33. The George Cruttenden, a native vessel; 34. Hodeida; 35. Tournament at Hodeida; 36. Difficult return to the ship; 37. Straits of Bab-el-Mandeb; 38. Landing in Bombay; 39. Monsoon; 40. Pareil, the Government House; 41. Vegetable productions of Bombay; 42. Devastation caused by termites, or white ants; 43. House-rent at Bombay; 44. Cocoa-nut-day at Bombay.

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Titre: Narrative of a Journey Overland from England to India - Volume 1
Sous-titre: Europe, Egypt, Red Sea, to India 2 Volume Set Narrative of a Journey
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Code EAN: 9781108019163
ISBN: 978-1-108-01916-3
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Cambridge Univ Pr
Genre: Récits de voyage en général
nombre de pages: 460
Poids: 567g
Taille: H216mm x B140mm x T28mm
Année: 2010

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