ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / Literary Collections / Letters

A Traveller's Year: 365 Days of Travel Writing in Diaries, Journals and Letters

| £33.33 | €37.48 | Ca$54.07 | Au$53.36
by Travis Elborough & Nick Rennison
What is this?DRM-EPUB | by download   add to wish list
A Traveller's Year: 365 Days of Travel Writing in Diaries, Journals and Letters by Travis Elborough & Nick Rennison

A Traveller's Year is an anthology of extracts from diaries, journals and letters, two or three for each day of the year, on the subject of travel and exploration. The extracts convey men and women's experiences of travel and discovery from the sixteenth to the early twenty-first centuries, with an emphasis on the period 1750-1950, the classic era of both European exploration and diary-writing. The authors of the pieces range from famous explorers such as Captains Cook and Scott to modern travel writers journeying through the contemporary world, from people who pushed back the boundaries of geographical knowledge to people who wrote about what they did on their summer holidays.  The book includes an introduction, explanatory notes and mini-biographies of all the contributors.     Contributors include: Gertrude Bell (woman traveller in the Middle East) James Boswell (travels in Scotland and the Hebrides) William Cobbett (Rural Rides through England) Christopher Columbus (journals of his voyages to America) Charles Darwin (Voyage of the Beagle) Captain James Cook (voyages in the Pacific) Henry Fielding (Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon) Washington Irving (American writer travelled in Europe in first decades of nineteenth century) Edward Lear (landscape painter and nonsense writer produced journals of his travels in Greece, Corsica, Near East etc) Lewis & Clark (journals of famous journey of American exploration) Henry Maundrell (traveller in Middle East at the end of the 17th century) William Morris (wrote a journal of a trip to Iceland in 1870s) Michael Palin (a Python abroad) Mungo Park (African explorer in early nineteenth century) Henry Peerless (middle-class holiday traveller in Edwardian era whose diaries have been recently published) John Ruskin (diaries of his travels in Europe, especially Italy) Captain Robert Falcon Scott (doomed journey to South Pole) Zacharias von Uffenbach (a German traveller in Georgian England) Evelyn Waugh (diaries of 1930s travels in Mediterranean and beyond) John Wesley (travelled throughout Britain and Ireland to preach and kept a journal) William John Wills (explorer of Austral

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.

SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 788804

Ebook Details
Pages: 512
Size: 2.0 MB
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
Date published:   2015
ISBN: 9781781012017 (DRM-EPUB)

DRM Settings
Copying:not allowed
Printing:not allowed
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following category:

Nonfiction > Literary Collections > Letters

These authors have products in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Literary Criticism
Nonfiction > Psychology > Movements > Psychoanalysis
Nonfiction > Social Science > Sociology
Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography > Historical
Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography > Editors, Journalists, Publishers
Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography > Scientists
Nonfiction > Language Arts & Disciplines > Grammar
Nonfiction > Humor
Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography
Nonfiction > Social Science > Folklore & Mythology
Nonfiction > History > Europe > Great Britain
Nonfiction > History
Nonfiction > Travel > Pictorials
Nonfiction > Language Arts & Disciplines
Nonfiction > Literary Criticism > English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Nonfiction > Literary Criticism > Reference
Nonfiction > History > Expeditions & Discoveries
Nonfiction > History > Polar Regions
Fiction > Mystery & Detective > Short Stories
Fiction > Mystery & Detective > Traditional British
Nonfiction > Language Arts & Disciplines > Publishing
Fiction > Horror
Fiction > Romance > Gothic
Fiction > Anthologies (multiple authors)
Nonfiction > Non-Classifiable
Nonfiction > Music > History & Criticism
Nonfiction > Travel > Europe > Great Britain
Nonfiction > Literary Collections > Letters

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

Submit 5 page SummaryWhat is this?

© 2016