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Women Travellers in the Near East

Sarah Searight

Women Travellers in the Near East

by Sarah Searight

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Published by Oxbow Books Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9388530M
    ISBN 101824171617
    ISBN 109781824171619

    Ancient Near East. Wenamun, Egyptian priest Story of Wenamun, account of his travels through the Mediterranean sea.; Classical Antiquity. Xenophon (– BC) Anabasis - about the expedition of Cyrus the Younger, a Persian prince, against his brother, King Artaxerxes book then moves on to Cyrus' Greek troops travels through Asia Minor back home to Greece. Books shelved as middle-east-fiction: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhaw.

      English travellers in the Near East by Fedden, Robin, Travelers, English, Middle East -- Description and travel Publisher London, New York, Published for the British Council by Longmans, Green Collection Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by stationcebu on Ma SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Women who travel with us are from across Canada and around the world with an even mix - single, married, widowed and divorced. Some of our travellers come with friends or family (mother/daughter, sisters), but for the most part women come individually.

    The world's most influential women travellers. she chronicled her journeys to remote regions of the Middle East in some of the world’s most poetic husky in voice (she smoked constantly) and with a piercing gaze, and above all was a luminous and prolific writer of books that set travel hearts racing, nominated for the Nobel Prize for Author: Michelle Jana Chan. Why Women Began To Travel Portsmouth Dockyard painting by James Tissot, /public domain. Women began to travel in the nineteenth century for many personal and political reasons. Some women sought to further a cause, like missionary work, while others traveled to .


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Women Travellers in the Near East by Sarah Searight Download PDF EPUB FB2

Contents: Introduction (Sarah Searight); Travelling to post: Lady Liston, an ambassadress in Constantinople (Deborah Manley); Two feisty ladies in the Levant: Princess Caroline and Lady Craven (Charles Plouviez); Travels in the Slavonic provinces of Turkey-in-Europe: Miss Muir Mackenzie and Miss Irby (Dorothy Anderson); Three travellers in nineteenth-century Egypt: Sarah Belzoni, Amelia Edwards and Margaret Benson Author: Sarah Searight.

Three travellers in nineteenth-century Egypt: Sarah Belzoni, Amelia Edwards and Margaret Benson (Megan Price) Lucie Duff Gordon: A woman's perception of Egypt (Sarah Searight) Governess to the Grand Pasha of Egypt: Emmeline Lott (Alix Wilkinson) The unknown pilgrimage to Sinai (Deborah Manley) Archaeologists' wives as travel writers (Elizabeth French)Price: $ Women travellers in the Near East.

Oxford: Oxbow Books, (OCoLC) Online version: Women travellers in the Near East. Oxford: Oxbow Books, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Searight; Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the.

Three travellers in nineteenth-century Egypt: Sarah Belzoni, Amelia Edwards and Margaret Benson (Megan Price) Lucie Duff Gordon: A woman's perception of Egypt (Sarah Searight) Governess to the Grand Pasha of Egypt: Emmeline Lott (Alix Wilkinson) The unknown pilgrimage to Sinai (Deborah Manley) Archaeologists' wives as travel writers (Elizabeth French).

DOI link for Women in the Ancient Near East. Women in the Ancient Near East book. A Sourcebook. Edited By Mark which defines the place of many women in Islamic times.

This model, largely derived from the writings of early travellers in the Islamic world, coloured much of the early Western work on women in pre-Islamic times, too, even Cited by: 2.

Women travellers in the Near East Item Preview remove-circle Searight, Sarah; Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East. Publication date Topics Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on June 3.

This book, as its title suggests, looks at the intrepid women who travelled through the Near East, taking in Constantinople, the Levant, Sinai, and the Egyptian desert. It brings to life some fascinating women and amazing characters who overlooked the boundaries of their imagined roles and sought intrigue and adventure in the Near : Paperback.

Women in the Ancient Near East provides a collection of primary sources that further our understanding of women from Mesopotamian and Near Eastern civilizations, from the earliest historical and literary texts in the third millennium BC to the end of Mesopotamian political autonomy in the sixth century BC.

This book is a valuable resource for historians of the Near East and for those studying Cited by: 3. That the travelling gentleman tends slowly to replace the traveller reflects the fact that the East was becoming accessible.

As the power of the Grand Signior declined and European prestige increased, it was possible, at least for the wealthy, to travel in safety and with a certain ease. Belgian traveller, first European woman to travel across central Africa from East to West.

Calamity Jane: American: American frontierswoman and professional scout, known for her claim of being an acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok and for fighting Indians.

Renata Chlumska: Czech and. Women Ancient Near East. You Searched For: Despite these voluminous sources, the topic of work and the contribution of women have rarely been book examines occupations involving women over the course of three millennia of Near Eastern history.

It presents the various aspects of women as economic agents inside and outside of. The book systematically presents the lives of women emerging from the available cuneiform material and discusses modern scholarly opinion. Stol's book is the first full-scale treatment of the history of women in the Ancient Near East.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title/5(2). If you’ve ever traveled alone, you probably know exactly what I mean — and you’ll love the books about women travelers on this list. Here are 11 books every solo female traveler needs to read.

Traveling alone inSalak became the first western woman to traverse the remote island nation of Papua New Guinea and write about it.

Four Corners is her account of this trek across the jungle island, called the last frontier of adventure travel, by dugout canoe and on foot. Female travellers have been the subject of studies such as Spinsters Abroad and Wayward Women, and exhibi ons including O + the Beaten Track (Naonal Portrait Gallery, London) in recent years.

This catalogue combines important manuscripts and associaon copies of well-known tles by Lady. Stark went where few Europeans, especially women, had ever been before.

A British explorer and writer, her travels led her into remote areas of Turkey and the Middle East. Women in the Ancient Near East offers a lucid account of the daily life of women in Mesopotamia from the third millennium BCE until the beginning of the Hellenistic period.

The book systematically presents the lives of women emerging from the available cuneiform material and discusses modern scholarly opinion.

Stol’s book is the first full-scale treatment of the history of women in the Released on: Aug European travellers in the Near East, subject to a shared allure' have left us a legacy of absorbing insights into this region which has forever been, for Europe, 'so near but yet so far'.

Men - and women too - with an appetite for adventure, those in search of 'eastern' treasure, scientists, early anthropologists and those seeking no more than Format: Paperback. Members of the Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East (ASTENE), founded incontinue to research, hold international conferences, and publish books and essays in order to reveal the lives, journeys and achievements of these less well-known men and women who have made such a contribution to the present day historical and geographical knowledge of this region of the 5/5(1).

For thousands of years travellers wandered to, and spread out through, Egypt and the Near East, seeking trade, adventure and knowledge. For centuries travellers to - and from - the Near East carried knowledge with them and then carried home the new knowledge acquired in the region.

And knowledge, as the Arabic proverb states, is light. Women travellers are no different from their male counterparts in that meeting local people is a highlight of travelling in the Middle East. And unlike male travellers, they can meet Middle Eastern women without social restrictions, opening up a whole Middle Eastern world that men cannot experience.Books shelved as women-travelers: Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed, Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen, A Voyager Out: Th.Traveling on Land and Sea CHARACTER AND CONDITIONS OF ORIENTAL TRAVELING THE EXPENSE, DISCOMFORT, AND DANGER OF TRAVEL.

In the Orient, where modern Western customs have not displaced old-time methods, to travel is a great expense, it means much discomfort, and it involves great danger.