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Author: William Thomas Lowndes

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Category: English literature

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Literature of Travel and Exploration: R to Z, index

Author: Jennifer Speake

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781579584405

Category: Travel writing

Page: 1479

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Containing more than 600 entries, this valuable resource presents all aspects of travel writing. There are entries on places and routes (Afghanistan, Black Sea, Egypt, Gobi Desert, Hawaii, Himalayas, Italy, Northwest Passage, Samarkand, Silk Route, Timbuktu), writers (Isabella Bird, Ibn Battuta, Bruce Chatwin, Gustave Flaubert, Mary Kingsley, Walter Ralegh, Wilfrid Thesiger), methods of transport and types of journey (balloon, camel, grand tour, hunting and big game expeditions, pilgrimage, space travel and exploration), genres (buccaneer narratives, guidebooks, New World chronicles, postcards), companies and societies (East India Company, Royal Geographical Society, Society of Dilettanti), and issues and themes (censorship, exile, orientalism, and tourism). For a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia website.



A Biographical History of England, from Egbert the Great to the Revolution

Consisting of Characters Disposed in Different Classes, and Adapted to a Methodical Catalogue of Engraved British Heads. Intended as an Essay Towards Reducing Our Biography to System, and a Help to the Knowledge of Portraits. Interspersed with Variety of Anecdotes, and Memoirs of a Great Number of Persons

Author: James Granger

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Great Britain

Page: 567

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An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk

Containing a Description of the Towns, Villages, and Hamlets, with the Foundations of Monasteries ... and Other Religious Buildings ... Collected Out of Leiger-books, Registers ... and Other Authentic Memorials

Author: Francis Blomefield

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Norfolk (England)

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The History Of England

Illustrated with Maps, Genealogical Tables, and the Heads and Monuments of the Kings, Engraven on Seventy Seven Copper Plates

Author: Paul Rapin de Thoyras,Nicholas Tindal

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London A-Z

Author: Geographers' A-Z Map Company

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781843480211

Category: London (England)

Page: 368

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Flash MX developers who need instant on-the job reminders about the ActionScript language should find O'Reilly's new ActionScript for Flash MX Pocket Reference useful. This concise reference is the portable companion to the Flash coder's essential resource, ActionScript for Flash MX: The Definitive Guide by Colin Moock.