Between Sea and Sahara: An Orientalist Adventure
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Between Sea and Sahara: An Orientalist Adventure

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Between Sea and Sahara is one of the great classics of travel-writing about the Middle East. Fromentin's masterpiece is a symbol of nineteenth century Europe's fascination with the Orient and a tale of passion and adventure set in Algeria in the third decade of French colonization. This is a compelling eyewitness account of the country and its people, questioning France's-...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published October 1st 2004 by Tauris Parke Paperbacks (first published 2004)
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"They want to live as they see fit, behave according to their whims, and do everything as their fathers did."

Between Sea and Sahara is the journals of Eugène Fromentin, a 19th century French painter and writer. His journals focus on his travels throughout the Middle East and Northern Africa. As much as Fromentin was a painter, his journals focused on the people and places he saw while he travelled not specifically what he painted. Fromentin’s journals delved from the strangers he met while trave...more
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