Item Details

The 'Book' of Travels: Genre, Ethnology, and Pilgrimage, 1250-1700

edited by Palmira Brummett
Format
Book
Published
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, c2009.
Language
English
Series
Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions
ISBN
9789004174986 (hbk. : alk. paper), 9004174982 (hbk. : alk. paper)
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.
Description
xvi, 329 p., [20] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-309) and index.
Series Statement
Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions, 1573-4188 ; v. 140
Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions v. 140
Technical Details
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