The "book" of travels: genre, ethnology, and pilgrimage, 1250 - 1700

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 Rubies -- Ruy Gonzalez de Clavijo's Narrative of courtly life and ceremony in Timur's Samarqand, 140...

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Published in:Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions
Contributors: Brummett, Palmira Johnson 1950- (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Leiden [u.a.] Brill 2009
In: Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions (140)
Reviews:[Rezension von: Brummett, Palmira, The "Book" of Travels: Genre, Ethnology, and Pilgrimage, 1250—1700] (2011) (Andrea, Bernadette)
Series/Journal:Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions 140
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Travel literature / Pilgrimage / History 1250-1700
Further subjects:B Europeans Travel (Asia)
B Collection of essays
B Intercultural communication in literature
B Literary Form History
B Pilgrims and pilgrimages in literature
B Travelers' writings, European Themes, motives
B Ethnology in literature
B Conference program
B Travelers' writings, European History and criticism
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Summary: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 Rubies -- Ruy Gonzalez 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
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:9004174982