Knowledge is Light: Travellers in the Near East

Knowledge is Light: Travellers in the Near East

by Katherine Salahi (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781842174487
Publisher: Oxbow Books
Publication date: 08/16/2011
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction (Deborah Manley)

1. John Covel: a Levant Company Chaplain at Constantinople in the 1670s (Lucy Pollard)

2. Depictions of Islam in Seventeenth-Century English Travel Accounts (Anders Ingram)

3. Saved From Pirates (Peta Rée)

4. Willey Reveley and the Greek Revival: A Journey Through Italy, Egypt and Greece in the Years 1785 and 1786 (Patricia Usick)

5. James Rennell and his Scientific World of Observation (Janet Starkey)

6. A Journey Through the Holy Land, 1820 (Deborah Manley)

7. Death and Resurrection: the Renans in Syria (1860-61) (Geoffrey Nash)

8. Theodore Ralli’s Diary on his Travel to Athos (1885) (Maria-Mirka Palioura)

9. Men in Skirts and How to Become Frank (John Chapman)

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