Women Travellers in the Near East [Paperback]

Sarah Searight(Author)

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ISBN: 9781842171615 | Published by: Oxbow Books | Series: Astene Publications | Year of Publication: 2005 | Language: English
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Women Travellers in the Near East

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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 ( 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 ); Women's perceptions of, and perceptions of women in, Egypt's Eastern desert ( Janet Starkey ).

Table of 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 (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)
Women's perceptions of, and perceptions of women, in Egypt's Eastern desert (Janet Starkey)

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