Unbeaten Tracks in Japan: An Account of Travels in the Interior Including Visits to the Aborigines of Yezo and the Shrine of Nikko

Unbeaten Tracks in Japan: An Account of Travels in the Interior Including Visits to the Aborigines of Yezo and the Shrine of Nikko

by Isabella L. Bird
     
 

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The first recorded account of Japan by a Westerner, this 1878 book captures a lifestyle that has nearly vanished. The author traveled 1,400 miles by horse, ferry, foot, and jinrikisha.

Isabella Lucy Bird (1831–1904) was a pioneering woman adventurer who wrote many books about faraway places.

Overview

The first recorded account of Japan by a Westerner, this 1878 book captures a lifestyle that has nearly vanished. The author traveled 1,400 miles by horse, ferry, foot, and jinrikisha.

Isabella Lucy Bird (1831–1904) was a pioneering woman adventurer who wrote many books about faraway places.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933330198
Publisher:
Stone Bridge Press
Publication date:
04/01/2007
Series:
Stone Bridge Classics Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Bird (1831-1904), a clergyman's daughter, gained a reputation as one of the most adventurous woman travelers of her day and was the first woman to become a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. At a time when proper ladies were expected to stay home, Bird travelled 19th Century America, Hawaii, Japan, Malay, Tibet, Korea, China, Turkey, and Morocco.

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