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The 'book' of travels : genre, ethnology, and pilgrimage, 1250-1700

edited by Palmira Brummett.
  • Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.
  • xvi, 329 pages, [20] p. of plates : illustrations(some colored), maps (some colored) ; 25 cm.
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Series
Contents
  • Introduction : genre, witness, and time in the 'book' of travels / Palmira Brummett
  • Late medieval ambassadors and the practice of cross-cultural encounters, 1250-1450 / Joan-Pau Rubiés
  • Ruy González de Clavijo's narrative of courtly life and ceremony in Timur's Samarqand, 1404 / David J. Roxburgh
  • Copying maps by Matthew Paris : itineraries fit for a king / Daniel K. Connolly
  • 'A mirrour of mis-haps, a mappe of miserie' : dangers, strangers, and friends in Renaissance pilgrimage / Wes Williams
  • Postcards from the harem : the cultural translation of Niccolao Manucci's book of travels / Pompa Banerjee
  • Afterword : one reader reading / Mary Baine Campbell.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-309) and index.
ISBN
  • 9789004174986 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9004174982 (hbk. : alk. paper)
ISSN
  • 1573-4188 ;
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2009008453
  • OCLC: 298412055
  • OCLC: 298412055