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Women travelers: a century of trailblazing adventures, 1850-1950

Christel Mouchard, Alexandra Lapierre - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 237 pages
An award-winning novelist brings to life the stories of the greatest women adventurers in history. From deserts and jungles to mountains and icebergs, they faced unimaginable ...
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Ladies on the loose: women travellers of the 18th and 19th centuries

Leo Hamalian - Biography & Autobiography - 1981 - 256 pages
A collection of first-person narratives by women travelers of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries includes observations on Africa, the Far East, Australia, the Holy Land ...
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Travels in West Africa

Mary Henrietta Kingsley - Social Science - 2003 - 743 pages
A sheltered Victorian spinster trades her mundane middle-class existence in the 1890s for an incredible expedition in the Congo. Recounted with an infectious good humor, the ...
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Burton: a biography of Sir Richard Francis Burton

Byron Farwell - Biography & Autobiography - 1988 - 431 pages
The man who searched for the source of the Nile, became the first non-Moslem to visit Mecca, and translated the Arabian nights, among other adventures.
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Running in Place: Scenes from the South of France

Nicholas Delbanco - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 256 pages
The author of The Lost Suitcase describes his experiences traveling with his family through the south of France and discusses the qualities of the region that have attracted ...
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A voyager out: the life of Mary Kingsley

Katherine Frank - Biography & Autobiography - 1986 - 333 pages
Profiles Mary Kingsley's rise from obscurity in a bizarre English literary family to international fame as an explorer-geographer, scientist, and best-selling author of two ...
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Lady Hester: Queen of the East

Lorna Gibb - British - 2006 - 268 pages
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Plays: One, Volume 1

Caryl Churchill - Drama - 1985 - 320 pages
The plays in this volume represent the best of Churchill's writing up to and including her emergence onto the international theatre scene with "Cloud Nine." The volume also ...
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Living with cannibals and other women's adventures

Michele B. Slung - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 243 pages
This leather-bound journal is ideal for recording one's own world travels, and features 33 handsome spreads with archival photos and accounts of history's greatest expeditions ...
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