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Every Traveller Needs a Compass [electronic resource]: Travel and Collecting in Egypt and the Near East

edited by Neil Cooke and Vanessa Daubney
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Oxford : ASTENE and Oxbow Books, 2015.
Language
English
ISBN
9781785700996, 9781785701009 (digital)
Contents
  • Introduction / Neil Cooke
  • Sir John Young, High Commissioner for the Ionian Islands, and his private letter book, 1856-57 / Sonia P. Anderson
  • Edward Lear in Gozo, March 1868 / Joseph Attard Tabone
  • The travels of G. A. Wallin and his views on Western influence in the Middle East / Patricia Berg
  • The relative contributions of William John Bankes and Charles Barry to the early plans of Gerasa/Jerash (Jordan) : evidence from the Bankes and Barry archives / Don Boyer
  • John-Jacques Rifaud's lithographs : his drawings of Egyptian archaeology, natural history, manners and customs / Marie-Cécile Bruwier
  • Travelling companions : Mohammed Ashgar (also known as John Bedair), 1815-74 / Neil Cooke
  • The innovative antiquarian : Alexander Henry Rhind's excavations in Egypt and his collection in the National Museums Scotland / Ross Irving and Margaret Maitland
  • From the Kremlin's walls to the foot of the pyramids : early Muscovite travellers in Egypt / Maksim Lebedev
  • Hieroglyphs from the north : Newcastle's early travellers in Egypt and their correspondence with Jean-François Champollion / Margaret Maitland
  • Amalia Sola Nizzoli (1805-45/49), archaeologist ante litteram in Egypt and the origins of the third Nizzoli collection / Daniela Picchi
  • Artists and painters in the "German house" at Thebes, 1905-15 / Daniel Polz
  • Raymond O'Shea and the Sand Kings of Oman as a source for Trucial Coast history / Nicholas Stanley-Price
  • Did the elephants ever forget? / Peta Rée
  • The admiral's daughter / John Thompson
  • A Swiss Egyptologist on Her Majesty's service : Edouard Naville (1844-1926) in the Delta / Hélène Virenque
  • Ulrich Jasper Stetzen / Carsten Walbiner
  • Every traveller needs a compass / Ronald E. Zitterkopf.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
  • "Collection of papers from the ASTENE Conference held at Aston University, Birmingham, over the weekend of 12-15 July 2013"--Introduction.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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