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The Cambridge Companion to Travel Writing (Cambridge Companions to Literature)
The Cambridge Companion to Travel Writing is a broad, specially commissioned introduction to travel writing in English between 1500 and the present. Five essays survey the period's travel writing; six more focus on areas of particular interest--Arabia, the Amazon, Ireland, Calcutta, the Congo and California, while the final three analyze some of the theoretical and cultura ...more
Paperback, 356 pages
Published February 3rd 2015 by Cambridge University Press
(first published November 21st 2002)
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I was quite pleased with this book. It was easy to navigate in, had a lot of good points and essays with good notes. I liked the general layout of the book with the different topic and sub-topics. I was, however, really disappointed with the lack of Asian travel writing. There was next to nothing about China, Thailand, China and other big Asian countries.