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Title The 'book' of travels [electronic resource] : genre, ethnology, and pilgrimage, 1250-1700 / edited by Palmira Brummett.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvi, 329 p., [20] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.).
Series Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions, 1573-4188 ; v. 140
Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions ; v. 140.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-309) and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Europeans -- Travel -- Asia.
Literary form -- History.
Travelers' writings, European -- History and criticism.
Ethnology in literature.
Pilgrims and pilgrimages in literature.
Travelers' writings, European -- Themes, motives.
Intercultural communication in literature.
Asia -- Description and travel.
Asia -- In literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Brummett, Palmira Johnson, 1950-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004174986 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9004174982 (hbk. : alk. paper)

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